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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?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
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.
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A 19-year-old male asked:

Do i suppose to have sex one day before my ovulation or two days before my ovulation i really want to be pregnant?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine 21 years experience
One day: It is best to follow an ovulation predictor kit and have intercourse the day of positive result, which is one day before ovulation. You should have intercourse for 1-2 more days as well. Good luck.
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A 19-year-old male asked:

Do i supposed to have sex one day before my ovulation or two days before my ovulation. I want to get pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
Gynecology 20 years experience
Day of: You should have intercourse one time 4 days and then 2 days before your ovulation day as well as the day of ovulation and 2 days after. Good luck!
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Can you get pregnant if you have unprotected sex 3-4days before ovulation. And two days after it.
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: Sperm can survive for several days in the female's genital tract. Fertilization is possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
I just had my son 4 months ago I recently had unprotected sex two days ago and I started ovulation today whats the chances I could get pregnant again?
Dr. Kent Childs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Chances: As with anything unprotected sex increases your chances of getting pregnant especially around the time of ovulation. Safe sex or pregnancy prevention ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Can you get pregnant from unprotected sex two days before fertile window and 5 before ovulation?
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Yes: Sperm can potentially survive up to 5 days or so following ejaculation, so it is possible.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Hey Doc I had unprotected sex within the last three hours and my ovulation is in two days, what is my chance to get pregnant ?
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
If you do not want to get pregnant, take Plan B. It is not feasible to give you the odds of getting pregnant. Even under ideal circumstances the chan... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
So even though i can get pregnant 5 days before ovulation, having sex two or 3 days before has a better change of conception?
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
All about sperm: The length a time one fresh sperm may survive inside a female's body is five days. You are asking questions that are common but impossible to answer. ... Read More
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Last updated Apr 10, 2015

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