A 25-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

if i had unprotected sex 2-3 days before ovulation, can i get pregnant? what are the chances of getting pregnant?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
One in four: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120313-sex-in-the-city-or-elsewhere likely to be the MOST likely time to get pregnant
Answered on Jul 9, 2018
1
1 thank
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Absolutely: Sperm can survive for about 3 days in the female reproductive system, so timing is perfect for fertilization. Estimates from single event during fertile period, but most I've read range 20-33% likelihood of conception. When period due, check home pregnancy test.
Answered on May 29, 2018
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Charo
20 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Unlikely to get you pregnant if it is 6 days before ovulation.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
14 years experience Family Medicine
Very likely: Anytime one engages in unprotected sex, the likelihood of getting pregnant is there. The sperm can survive for several days and this could coincide wi ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy??: Chances are that taking a version of "Plan B" emergency contraception (EC) will prevent some pregnancies, but not all, since EC is not 100%. If your ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sure, it can happen: 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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month