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sex when she is not ovulating

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Get you pregnant: enough said.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Depends on Periods: You should buy over the counter ovulation predictor kits and they come with specific instructions. Once test turns positive, you should have intercou ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Just be sure you are using an effective method of contraception consistently and correctly.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Misunderstanding?: Ovulation is a one time event. It is the release of a readied egg from your ovary. Sperm left in the vagina during the five days prior to ovulation a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sperm + egg: For someone to get pregnant there must be sperm and there must be an egg. Often women ovulate at slightly unexpected times. This is why timing interco ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
The only way to: Have 'safe sex' (protection from pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases) is to use protection every time.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Maybe: That is when you are most likely to get pregnant but you may not always get pregnant. It's not a guarantee.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test : No that is not true. In reality the fact that she had a period at all makes it very unlikely that she is pregnant. Why not simply check a home pregnan ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Unlikely: If no other intercourse.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: If a normal period comes at the expected time, that means there is no pregnancy. Occasionally a woman will bleed some during early pregnancy, but it ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Humes
40 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Generally no: Unprotected sex in that time period is certainly conducive to getting pregnant. However, if a normal period occurs, it is unlikeley, but not impossibl ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Sexual intercourse: It is neither good or bad. There is no medical or scientific reason to not have sex with your partner when they are on their period.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Sperm can survive up to 6 days, so even though you are not ovulating now, you are at risk if it happens sometime in the next week. It is unlikely tha ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes provided no oral sex particularly in the third trimester since it's associated with air embolism.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Complications: Pregnant women with placenta previa should not have anything placed into the vagina. Women with preterm labor and premature rupture of membranes sho ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes.: Viable sperm can stick around inside the uterus for up to five days.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Ovulation: You are fertile when the ovary releases the egg. This is called Ovulation. Sperm left in the vagina (because they can survive for up to five days) dur ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No sperm: When he's sterile and has no sperm.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Smith
34 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Irregular: Irregular cycles may suggest that you do not ovulate but it can also suggest that you ovulate sporadically. I see that you are 16 yo - even if your cy ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
In theory, nothing: The mucous plug keeps the uterine cavity closed off. If he has any std/sti, however, you still may contract it, so condom use always recommended.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Myth: Unless there atrophic change of menopause, the caliber of the vagina stays the same. Lack of intercourse and change in new partner's anatomy may give ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
2-3 weeks after sex: If you know when you ovulated despite having an irregular period, than check 2-3 weeks after the unprotected sex to see if any b-hcg is in your system ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Nothing much: Pregnancy is not possible on top of an existing pregnancy. So nothing will come about from unprotected sex while pregnant provided the partner is fre ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No, not if...: No, it is not possible to get pregnant through having sex during a woman's regular normal period of a few days' duration.
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