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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can i be pregnant if we had an intercourse 4 days after lh surge (i did opk), my period is missing for two days now, but pregnancy tests are negative?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Milroy Samuel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
No: If you had sex after ovulation then you wouldn't be pregnant.
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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Well?: Considering that you ovulate 24-48 hours after the surge and an ovum takes several days to pass through your reproductive tract, it wouldn't be out of the question. Read the box on the lh kits but if you are checking these you are trying to conceive. Check a upt if u miss your period but in my opinion you could get pregnant. Good luck.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Provided original answer
The ovum stays alive for 12-24 hours after ovulation. Sperm have a long journey to reach the egg but stay alive for 7 days. Dr. Milroys answer is more precise, but itits hard to tell that you could not be pregnant
Dec 28, 2012
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Provided original answer
Upt neg is reassuring though
Dec 28, 2012
Last updated Mar 12, 2019

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