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A 29-year-old female asked:

Is there still a chance of getting pregnant if you have sex after ovulation, like a day or two after? i'm still having some ovary pain.

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 31 years experience
A chance, but lower: After ovulation the egg can be fertilized for maybe 12 hours or so. Good wishes.
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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Less likely but:: Fertilization needs to occur within 12-24 hours after ovulation. After that time fertilization won't occur. Women with regular cycles often get one sided ovarian pain on ovulation, lasting 1-2 days.
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Last updated Jan 21, 2015

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