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A 39-year-old member asked:

Unprotected sex the day before my period my period came next day it lasted 3 days then 12 days later i had this stringy red discharge can i be pregn?

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Dr. Joe Merritt
51 years experience
Not likely: If period came at expected time it is unlikely you conceived. Bleeding later is likely associated with ovulation.However, miracles do happen, and unprotected sex is always a gamble. If you were "trying" or "hoping" to get pregnant, all you would need to do is have unprotected sex. I would certainly do a pregnancy test 2 weeks after the sex to check. It will almost always be positive if you are.
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Last updated Dec 31, 2012

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