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A 40-year-old member asked:

I am within 10-16 day of my ovulation should continue to have sex after the 16 day is over?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Depends on cycle: Post-ovulation time is consistent 14 days prior to menstruation so if u reached that day upto 72 hours u have chance of conceiving.
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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine 51 years experience
Sperm live in the female's tact for 3 days max. So if you ovulated 3 days ago, sex is for fun!
Oct 16, 2011
Dr. John Jarrett
Fertility Medicine 46 years experience
Depends: It really depends on the length of your cycles. Ovulation, as a rule, occurs 12-14 days prior to the start of your period. Therfore, if your cycles are 32 days long you may be ovulating as late as day 18 or even 20. Try to time intercourse every other day beginning 18 days before the average length of your cycles and continuing until 12 days before the average length.
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