Kenosha, WI
A 21-year-old female asked:

Can you still get pregnant if u have sex 3 days before your ovulation date?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Sperm can last for 72 hours in the female body. So yes, it's possible.
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A 28-year-old female asked:

Could i be pregnant have sex 6 days before ovulation date?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: Sperm lives 7 days and needs time to get to the ovum. You very well could be pregnant.
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Plantation, FL
A 28-year-old female asked:

If you have sex 7 days before ovulation can you still get pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Frank Amico Sr
Addiction Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: It is possible only because you may not have your ovulation timing down perfectly. If you have it down perfectly, then its highly unlikely.
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A 26-year-old female asked:

I has sex a day before my ovulation date do I have any chances of being pregnant?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: For sure - you can either wait for your period (see if it starts) or do a home test 1-2 days before you expect the period - good luck!
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LA
A 24-year-old female asked:

Can u get pregnant if u have sex on ovulation day?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: That could certainly occur.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Had sex three days befor e ovulation and on my ovulation date can I be pregnant?
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Sperm can survive for several days in the cervical mucous. Having intercourse prior to and on the day of ovulation should give you a good chance of pr... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
If i had sex days 5, 4, 3 and the day before ovulation can I still get pregnant? What's the percentage?
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Yes!!!: Best way to get pregnant is to have unprotected sex for several days before, during ; after ovulation as sperm ; egg can live for several days inside ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
If I make sex 5 days before my ovulation day, could I still get pregnant?
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
Sports Medicine 47 years experience
I don't think so: You can have safe sex from the first day of you menstrual cycle until the 10 day and from the 21 day until next cycle
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A member asked:
Can I get pregnant from unprotected sex three days before ovulation and the day after using withdrawal method?
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Sometimes yes: A woman who does not want to get pregnant can consider doing one or more of the following: stop having unprotected sex, stop having vaginal sex, buy ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Do i suppose to have sex a day before my ovulation date or two days before my ovulation date. I want to get pregnant?
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Either: As long as the sperm are present in the fallopian tube at ovulation- both days work as sperm can last for up to 5 days inside the female genital tract... Read More
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Last updated Dec 22, 2012

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