A 18-year-old member asked:

If my period lasts five days and i had sex two days after my period, can i still get pregnant?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Possibly: From the time you start your period until you ovulate can range from about 7 days to 21 days. When you have sex, the sperm can be effective for up to 6 days. So, if you ovulate within six days of having sex - there is a chance that you could conceive. When you have sex closer to the time of ovulation, your chances for conceiving increase.
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Dr. Denise Reeves
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Possibly: It is possible to become pregnant at this time. Most people ovulate a little later, but depending on the length of your cycle, you could become pregnant.
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A 21-year-old male asked about a 21-year-old male:

If i had sex five days before my period and i got that period, could i still be pregnant?

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: If you had period after sex, you are not pregnant.
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A 23-year-old female asked:

Had Sex Two Weeks Before My Period, Which Only Lasted 5 Days. Is There A Possibility I Could Be Pregnant.?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Always a chance: Anyone having sex without condoms and birth control are at risk of getting pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If you do not want to be pregnant consider seeing a doctor for birth control.
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Cheswick, PA
A female asked:

If I had sex two weeks ago and had my last period could I still be pregnant?

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Obstetrics & Gynecology 36 years experience
Probably not: If you had a normal period at the normal time, you probably aren't pregnant. You can make sure by doing a pregnancy test.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What to do if I had my period five days after sex. can I still be pregnant?

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Dr. Levi Lehv
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Pregnant: Not likely, but you will know for sure when your next cycle comes around.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had sex on the 28 and i am a pose to get my period on the 5 could i get pregnant before it?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brad Eilerman
Endocrinology 22 years experience
Yes: While certain days offer much higher probabilities for conceiving, using timing of a menstrual cycle is not a particularly effective method of birth control.
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My period came five days early and i had unprotected sex the first day..can i still get pregnant?
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A 30-year-old female asked:
I had unprotected sex twice i got my period for two days but it usually last 6 days is there a chance ican get pregnant ?
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A 20-year-old female asked:
I had my last period on 4/4 & my cycle is 31-32 days long. I had unprotected sex 4/13 & 4/14. On 4/15 i took a Plan B pill, can I still get pregnant?
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Low likelihood: If you were in your fertile phase (looks as if you were), then taking Plan B within 4 days has a a high chance of preventing pregnancy.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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