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i got my period early could i be pregnant

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not if it is your: Actual period. However, if this might not be your actual period then it is possible. You can take an early pregnancy test now.

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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Unprotected?: Period length is not diagnostic. If you are having unprotected sexual intercourse- do a home pregnancy test and consult your GYN.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not, but...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
?: If you had a small amount of spotting, there is a possibility that it could be implantation bleeding if you have had unprotected vaginal intercourse. ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely not: Unless this period that started a week early is very light and short, it is unlikely that an early period means you are pregnant. There are many reas ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If it was your: Actual period - then you are not pregnant. Take care.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. It does not seem l ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You would have been pregnant from the month before, then experienced implantation bleeding at the time you'd expect your next period, making you think ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Short period: It is possilbe to have a 3 day period and to have conceived the previous cycle.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Purchase a home pregnancy test. They become positive when you'd be about 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Back to School?: Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Having a period represents the physical proof that you are not pregnant.
A female asked:
Dr. Faysal Saab
8 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
It depends: When was your period? If it was today and it was your regular period characteristics, you're not pregnant. If it was in the past couple of weeks, you ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Period vs spotting.: If you had an actual period than you were not pregnant. However if it was only spotting, pregnancy is a possibility.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Period ? pregnant: If you feel pregnant even though you got your period you may be pregnant. That is true if you had unprotected sex in that month. Do a home pregnancy ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is possible: Go ahead and take a home pregnancy test. Take care.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy unlikely: it is not and as usual that women are late with their menses. Urine home pregnancy test, when performed properly, are highly reliable. if your test wa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Unlikely but: If it's a true menstrual period no, but if bleeding from another cause (instead of a period) it is possible. If you have reason to doubt or worry, te ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Test: The symptoms you are having (which you do not describe) could possibly simply be related to the hormonal changes during your cycle. What the period a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia McNally
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Depending on your cycles, you could have ovulated late and just have been too soon after conception to detect on a home pregnancy test. I would repeat ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: You can take a pregnancy test now to know. If negative and still no definitive period - than repeat home pregnancy test in a week. Take care.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: But there is only one way to find out for sure, i.e do a pregnancy test or wait if you want, and especially if your cycle has been somewhat irregular ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Always a possibility, do a HPT and get your answer.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: You can take a home pregnancy test now.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More

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