A 23-year-old female asked:

I had a light period after one day of intercourse. it lasted for about 6-7 days but its light and dark brown in color. what does it mean?am i pregnant

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Not likely: Sex during periods will not lead to pregnancy however pregnancy test are readily available and reliable.
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