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Henderson, TX
A 40-year-old male asked:

My girlfriend and i had sex a week before her period. she says she got her period on time, but that it seemed different. could she be pregnant?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Maybe not, but...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), 1 week after missing a period, or 1 week after starting a "weird" period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test.

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Holmes, PA
A 30-year-old female asked:

Can you get pregnant if you had sex a week before your period but you got your period on time?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Could have but : You could have but didn't. Anyone having sex without birth control or condoms can get pregnant. You had your period so you did not get pregnant this time.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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