A 19-year-old female asked:
can you have a period while pregnant with lupus?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Lupus and pregnancy: Lupus will not cause bleeding during pregnancy.
A 22-year-old member asked:
How long after your period could you get pregnant?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Varies: Some women may ovulate as early as 5-7 days after day 1, which is the first day of menstrual flow, not spotting. Usually though a person ovulates 12-16 days prior to there menses.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Can you have a period n be pregnant?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
No: However, you can bleed while you are pregnant. It can be heavy and appear like a period, especially if you are having a miscarriage.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Can you be pregnant if you have your period?
14 doctor answers • 25 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli answered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding is rather common during early pregnancy. Some women may mistakenly think that this bleeding is a true period, when in fact it is due to the pregnancy. Do frequent pregnancy tests and if you think you might be pregnant, you should should call for an appointment to see your doctor.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Can girls still be on their period while pregnant?
2 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Period,no.Bleed,yes.: Although women cannot have their period while pregnant, it is possible to have vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. This can be a normal in early pregnancy due to the the implantation of the egg into the uterus. The bleeding will occur around the same time as the expected cycle and can be mistaken for a period. Any type of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy requires an evaluation.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Can you suggest other reasons for missing your period besides pregnancy?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy.
Last updated Mar 14, 2019
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