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A female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not a Gyno, but poss: If u were truly ovulating, U had sex around the most fertile point in ur cycle. My understanding is that u r supposed to wait 2 weeks (14 days) b4 tak ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
When to get Pregnant: That is the most likely day to get pregnant. Why did you allow this without trying to prevent pregnancy?
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Theoretically, sperm can survive for 5 days. The question is, when exactly did you ovulate and how can you know that?
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
And your question is: If you are concerned that the pain is due to a pregnancy, it probably isn't, as long as the protection you used was used properly. Low back pain is no ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Unlikely: If you mean a certain ovulation, one week before - with protection - is an extremely low chance. If you mean a guesstimate of ovulation, the chance ca ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Good: If you miss a period do a pregnancy test.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
??: Certainly could be....But will have to wait a few weeks before home pregnancy test will be accurate.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnan ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certainly possible: This is a less likely time for conception. Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 h ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Are you kidding?: Remember in high school when you learned that it can take sperm up to five days to swim to the egg to cause pregnancy? And that if pregnancy happens ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Catch 22: Obviously if you ovulate before ovulation is expected, then that constitutes ovulation. The short answer is yes, as multiple ovulations can occur in o ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: This is midcycle and when you may be most fertile. If you don't want to get pregnant, don't have sex at this time. See this link for more informatio ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
It sounds like you: have been trying hard to conceive. If that is the case then you are much closer to a chance of success. If that is not then simply check a pregnancy ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience General Practice
The medical : community is not able to calculate such probabilities mathematically, especially with so many unknowns - one guy's preejaculate is not going to be the ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely.: The sperm wouldn't likely survive six days to be able to fertilize the egg. But it never hurts to do a pregnancy test if there's any question.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Fertility: That is too soon and most likely not a day that will lead to pregnancy. The sperm do not live that long before they die. They have been known to live ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Next choice and Plan B work best if taken within 24 hours. Waiting 4 days in general is not advisable. And of course using a condom is even a better ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Adams
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: In the "normal" menstrual cycle, ovulation occurs 14 days prior to the start of the menstrual flow.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
20% chance: Its possible you are pregnant. Your chances of becoming pregnant in any given month of unprotected intercourse are about 20% (1 in 5). Sometimes it ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
100% sure?: If you are 100% sure it was 6 days before ovulation then you can rest easy - sperm don't last that long!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
??: If you are worried that you might get pregnant, the answer is at least a 15% or higher chance.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Take a test...: If you miss your period, take a pregnancy test. It is the only way to know - guessing based on vaginal discharge is speculative. If the test is nega ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Confusing...: Your situation is confusing. The best way to find out if you are pregnant or not would be do do a home pregnancy test. Best wishes!

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