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A 17-year-old female asked about a 16-year-old female:

What are the chances i would get pregnant a few days before i am expected to start my period? my cycle is longer than normal; 32-36 days.

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Difficult to calc: This question.... A % of risk that you're asking. It's impossible to give you a specific number. It is low right before you're period, but it isn't zero. And fact that your periods are longer makes risk a bit higher. How about if don't want to be pregnant that you see a health care provider for birth control given that you're 16. Protection against stds in addition to pregnancy! good luck.

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A 17-year-old female asked:

My cycle is 32-36 days long. What are the chances i would get pregnant 1 week or less before my expected period?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
You should ovulate: 14 days before your period so if you are ovulating you would ovulate on day 18 if your periods are 32 days apart or day 22 if they are 36 days apart so you would ovulate somewhere between day 18-22.
Minneapolis, MN
A 18-year-old female asked:

If I have a normal cycle 28/29 days long can I get pregnant on my period?

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Dr. Jane Lykins
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Very unlikely: If your hormones were thrown off by anything such as stress, antibiotics, diet change, etc, there is a very slight chance a egg could still be viable and get fertilized during your period. This is very unlikely, however, and menstruation is considered the "safest" time to not get pregnant.

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Last updated Aug 10, 2013

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