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had sex 3 days before ovulation can i be pregnant

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vincent Rizzo
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possibly: that is the right time to get pregnant, but the tests might not be pregnant yet. it depends on how long ago it occurred.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: If not wanting to get pregnant, a woman can consider doing one or more of the following: stop having unprotected sex, stop having vaginal sex, buy Pl ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Too early: No chance of a pregnancy test being positive 3 days after ovulation, because that is too early. The baby embryo would not have implanted yet (that hap ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Klein
15 years experience Fertility Medicine
Definitely: The most fertile days of the month are the day of ovulation and the day before ovulation. But the "fertile window, " during which it is possible to co ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Fertility: Yes. Of course.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Very good chance: You can actually get pregnant during any time of your cycle, but the chance is highest during/around time of ovulation (which, unfortunate, is very di ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
For sure: Sometimes. It's a bit early if you are ttc, but it for sure can happen.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes.: Ovulation is hard to determine precisely. Sperm can stay in the oviduct (tubes) and wait for the ovum (egg) to be extruded and fertilize it.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely window: to conceive is 3 days before ovulation and 3 days after. For a 28 day cycle, that usually means days 10 through 17. Most sperm stay viable for 3 day ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: It is possible for a variety of reasons, but not very likely. Usually the egg is fertilized within 2 days of being released, but the timing of the rel ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Possibly but unlikel: Any time you are sexually active without adequate contraception, pregnancy is possible.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Conception: Conception can occur during uterine bleeding, but implantation of the fertilized egg about a week or so later would be impaired by significant uterine ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after mi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
You could: Pregnancy is known to have occurred from sex during any day of the cycle. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every tim ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Can't say: Sperm can live for 72 hours in the female body. It is impossible to determine which sperm fathered the child without a paternity test.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ovulation uncertain.: Your date of ovulation is never exact. It is more like a suggestion. You may have ovulated much earlier than the date you expected to ovulate and it c ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Intercourse 3 days after ovulation is too late to conceive at all. The egg survives for a short period of time once ovulated, and 3 days after ovulat ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Well,....: There are NO "Definitives" in getting pregnant. Certainly, your chances of getting pregnant go up dramatically when you have unprotected sex around th ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mirela Cernaianu
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thanks for asking!: Yes, it is possible - the sperm usually lives for 72 hours in the female genital tract.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Check the calendar: If a particular day is both 3 days before a period AND 4 days before the first fertile day, that means a person is saying she is fertile on Day 2 of h ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: There is a 20 to 25% chance. Good luck.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rosenfield
22 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: The early period you had might not have been a true period. Wait a week and consider a urine pregnancy test. Also be careful having unprotected set ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Always a : Chance. Get the proper testing to be sure

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