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A 49-year-old member asked:

Do you think i would be pregnant if i had unprotected sex but started my period later that day?

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Dr. Mark Weisberg
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Menstrual Cycle: Chance of pregnancy is unlikely as the egg lifespan after ovulation is only several days and when you start the bleeding portion of the cycle means approximately 14 days have passed since ovulation. Implantation of a fertilized egg while bleeding is also close to impossible.
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A female asked:

Is it possible to be pregnant while your on your period? I had unprotected sex about 14 days after my period, 10 days later I started my period.

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Dr. Michelle Jones singer
Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Yes. If you are not using contraception you can get pregnant. But if you started your period 10 days after sex. You are probably not pregnant. Take a test to be sure
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Riverview, FL
A 18-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex the day before my period was expected to start. I am now 3 days late, can I be pregnant?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.
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KY
A 21-year-old member asked:

I had unprotected sex and the next day I had a little bleeding but I don't start my period until Sunday. I'm on the pill but could I be pregnant?

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Dr. Jason Ramirez
Family Medicine 24 years experience
When in doubt check: if you are 100% compliant with your pill you are likely not to be pregnant but it is not a sure thing. ovulation ( and thus the optimal time to conceive-get pregnant) is day 14 of your menstrual cycle. if your period is coming up and you had sex a week or two ago you would be in that time frame. when in doubt...check. take a home preg test if your menses does not come as expected.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can you be pregnant if you had unprotected sex and two days later have your period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No, if you had your: Period then you are not pregnant.
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Plaquemine, LA
A 25-year-old female asked:

I'm trying to get pregnant but my period started can I have unprotected sex & get pregnant while on my period?

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Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Doubtful: Never say never but when you are on your period there are no eggs to fertilize. Ovulation occurs roughly mid cycle. That is when you can get pregnant.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
I had an abortion and still haven't gotten my period. I just got the nexplanon and I had unprotected sex on the 7th day after getting it planted. could I be pregnat?
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Had unprotected sex one day before my predicted period date & took unwanted 72 on same day in 4 hrs . & after 6 days theres no period, but Im experiencing brownish red mucous one day & yellowish other day with bloating & little pain . Am I pregna?
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you need in-person evaluation with STD and pregnancy status checkup
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A 26-year-old female asked:
If I have unprotected sex every 2 days through my fertile period what are the chances of becoming pregnet?
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
High: Especially if male ejaculates in vagina vs outside.
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Last updated Apr 20, 2014

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