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Gainesville, FL
A 26-year-old female asked:

if trying to get pregnant, which is more effective unprotected sex on ovulation day or your fertile day?

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See answer: For conception purposes, it is ideal to have intercourse during a three day fertile window which includes your ovulation day and the two previous days. There are a variety of methods available to help best identify your ovulation day and fertile window: your cycle history, temperature method, ovulation kits, etc.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Hard to say.: Best bet is to have sex every other day or so during the period surrounding ovulation. Don't worry too much about the details.

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Charlton, MA
A 18-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to get pregnant if you have unprotected sex twice on a fertile day and twice on your ovalution day and he uses the pull out method?

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Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Very likely : The name we use for people who use the pull out method is "pregnant " because that is what will happen. Before a man has an orgasm (ejaculation) he releases some semen. Even a little bit of seman from a young man is very fertle. Get a pregnancy test. Get some condoms and see your doctor for some birth control. Don't wait until the moment to figure it out.
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Can you get pregnant from unprotected sex two days before fertile window and 5 before ovulation?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Yes: Sperm can potentially survive up to 5 days or so following ejaculation, so it is possible.

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