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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Pretty simple...: Once a woman is married, settled down, and has decided to start a family with her husband (these are all major decisions), she can stop using birth co ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pregnancy: Hi, if you still get ur period then nothing to worry about, sometimes heavy exercise can cause the period to stop but if that's not the case for you t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Hale
Dr. Anne Hale answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Healthy lifestyle: You and she might consider a healthy lifestyle that includes fruits, veggies, lean meat, exercise and Folic Acid for her. Both might benefit from dha ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Pregnancy: It is impossible to tell you why you're not getting pregnant I suggest you see a pregnancy specialist to get a definitive diagnosis
A female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sperm+ova = pregnant: Hello. Anytime you introduce sperm into the vagina there is a possiblity of pregnancy. Remember there are millions of sperm in a drop of seman in a ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
None.: If you are certain ovulation did not take place then you have no chance of getting pregnant. Problem is, it is next to impossible to be certain ovulat ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Details?: If pt lost a fallopian tube due to ectopic may take sev months longer to conceive. Higher risk for ectopic after having an ectopic (on the order of ~ ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Possible: If given enough time after having an ectopic pregnancy and assuming that there has been no structural damage to the tubules, then there certainly is a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Age-dependent.: Your age is a major determinant; the chance may be as high as 25-30% in your teens and twenties, but decreases to.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
High: The chance of getting pregnant during any particular ovulation is around 40%, assuming ideal conditions. That decreases as you get older.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very low: It is very unlikely, however, I suggest you use consistent contraception as appropriate.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
20%: In any given month that you have unprotected intercourse, your chances of getting pregnant are around 20%. (1 in 5). Best wishes!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Depends: If you just delivered and are breastfeeding your chances are low. As you wean from breastfeeding the chances improve. If you don't breastfeed you mi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Ovulation: That is when one gets pregnant. Sperm left in the vagina during the five days leading up to the release of the egg are the sperm most likely to cause ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Not really : If you have intercourse during or just before or just after your period, you are unlikely to get pregnant. If you mean 11-14 days before period, then ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Protected : By protected i assume you mean you used a condom so the chance if pregnancy is almost zero.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
TTC: If 19 is your correct age, and if you and your partner have no fertility problems then your chance is roughly 20% per cycle and around 85-90 % in one ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Possible: Low, but definitely possible, it depends some on how regular your cycles are.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience in Gynecology
See below: Once a pregnancy is established hormone levels change and feed back a signal to the brain to stop the hormone that induces ovulation so no further pre ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
If there is sperm: Why the risk is lower than with vaginal intercourse, it your partner has sperm on his finger it is possible to conceive this way.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Pregnancy Chances: There is about a 20-25% chance of becoming pregnant the first time you try. It takes 5 to 6 months for 50% of couples to conceive. 85% are able to ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: If the ability to ovulate well is the problem then yes ovulation pills will help. However there many reasons for infertility. If you are having di ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Not known 100%, but: Common sense and conventional wisdom say 'yes!, ' so if preventing pregnancy is important, then don't risk it. To my knowledge though, there have stil ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Possible but . . .: Ovulation occurs 2 weeks prior to menses. If you don't fertilize & implant, then you'll have a period. However, sperm can last several days in your bo ... Read More

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