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Can a girl get pregnant without having sex during her period?

Can a girl get pregnant without having sex during her period?

Clarify...: I'm going to try to be very clear as the ? is a little ambiguious.A girl can't become pregnant if she is not engaged in any sexual activity.Sperm meeting up with the egg is needed to get pregnant.NOW, to be clear - if a girl is sexually active, it is not "sex during her period" that is required. Sex around the time of ovulation when the egg is released leads to pregnancy. That timing can vary! ...Read more

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Can a girl have a six pack and have her monthly menstrual periods?

Can a girl have a six pack and have her monthly menstrual periods?

Possibly: I assume that you mean having flat abs and decreased body fat (rather than a 6-pack of beer!). There is a limit of how low a woman's body fat can go and still have healthy regular periods. If you decrease your body fat too much (under 15-17%), periods can become erratic. ...Read more

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Can a male get a UTI having sex with a girl on her period?

Can a male get a UTI having sex with a girl on her period?

See below: Getting a UTI after sex is independent of whether the female is having her period or not. Though std's are transmitted via sexual contact, utis are not. ...Read more

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If a girl having white mens has unprotected sex what will happen?

If a girl having white mens has unprotected sex what will happen?

Please clarify: This question and re-ask. I don't understand what the question is. ...Read more

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Does a girl have unbalanced hormones if irregular periods?

Does a girl have unbalanced hormones if irregular periods?

Sometimes: Hormonal issues often are one of the main causes of irregular periods, but there are many, many more. ...Read more

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Is there a possibility I have a lazy ovary I skipped my periods one month female 25yrs?

Is there a possibility I have a lazy ovary I skipped my periods one month female 25yrs?

Not a lazy: ovary. You had a cycle where you did not ovulate and this produced skipped period. Birth control pills usually regulate this. ...Read more

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Im 27 years old and since birth didn't experience having a menstrual period.

Im 27 years old and since birth didn't experience having a menstrual period.

Primary amenorrhea : Interesting. You need to schedule a visit with an obgyn or an endocrinologist for evaluation. This is important as there are many tests that need to be done to find out why. They will need to evaluate your other overall development, bone development and pelvic anatomy. ...Read more

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I'm a 36 year old woman having periods after a 22 day cycle. Is this normal? Should I be concerned?

I'm a 36 year old woman having periods after a 22 day cycle. Is this normal? Should I be concerned?

Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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When can a girl with irregular periods have pregnency test done?

When can a girl with irregular periods have pregnency test done?

Anytime: The hormone that triggers a positive test is not dependent on the pattern of menses, although most suggest to test after missing an expected period. The hormone is made by the placental tissue that establishes the pregnancy. It may be a low levels that won't result in a positive test early in the pregnancy, but in time it will. ...Read more

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Can having sex on a woman's period make her period abnormal?

Can having sex on a woman's period make her period abnormal?

No: The simple answer is no. There is nothing in the process of sex (excitation, ejaculation of male, female orgasm) that should make the menstrual period "abnormal". ...Read more

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Irregular periods with paragard? I went three months without a period after i got the paragard now i'm having a period that's really heavy ?

Irregular periods with paragard? I went three months without a period after i got the paragard now i'm having a period that's really heavy ?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy could be a possibility. Try taking a pregnancy test. They become positive about a week after you should have begun your period. If its negative, repeat in 1 week and see your doctor. ...Read more

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My girl is having a severe pain in her period and shes bleeding less than normal times knowing that she got an irregular period?

My girl is having a severe pain in her period and shes bleeding less than normal times knowing that she got an irregular period?

Dysmenorrhea: Painful periods have multiple causes, she will need a GYN to determine the cause, sometimes the treatment is contraceptive pills to regulate the periods , depending on the causes the treatments can be more involved. ...Read more

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My girl friend is having irregular period every month her age is 17 and also she is virgin.

My girl friend is having irregular period every month her age is 17 and also she is virgin.

Menses: Menses can be irregular when it first starts. A gynecologist can evaluated reasons for irregular period. Take care. ...Read more

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If after having unprotected sex I have my normal periods for two consecutive month and no periods on third month.Is there a chance that I am pregnant?

If after having unprotected sex I have my normal periods for two consecutive month and no periods on third month.Is there a chance that I am pregnant?

Absolutely: Not all bleeding is your period. I would rule out pregnancy first. You could also be having an anovulatory cycle as well (no ovulation), which does happen to women now and then. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant without having her period?

Can a woman get pregnant without having her period?

Sure can: Ovulation always occurs before a period is missed. A prime example of this is a newly delivered woman who has no period during the post partum period but engages in unprotected sex and Voila! another pregnancy without a period showing up whatsoever. ...Read more

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If a lady had sex after her ovulation period, could she get pregnant?

If a lady had sex after her ovulation period, could she get pregnant?

No: The egg only survives about 24 hours, so sex anytime after that is safe until the next cycle starts. ...Read more

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I missed my period but i'm a virgin. Reasons for a late period ?

I missed my period but i'm a virgin. Reasons for a late period ?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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An unmarried girl is having periods for 6 months and its not stopping. What should she do?

An unmarried girl is having periods for 6 months and its not stopping. What should she do?

Non stop bleeding: You need to see a gynecologist. It is way past time to do so. Please put away the smart phone and get in to be seen so that the cause of your vaginal bleeding can be determined. ...Read more

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How often does a teen girl have irregular periods?

Frequently at first: Irregular menstrual cycles are extremely common in newly menstruating teen girls ages 11-14. Around 14 to 15 years of age mother nature has the "ovulation factory" figured out and can consistently turn out a "new egg vehicle" monthly which regulates the periods if not on hormonal contraception. ...Read more

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One twin girl has been having periods for over six month, while the other has never had one. Should I be worried as their mother?

One twin girl has been having periods for over six month, while the other has never had one. Should I be worried as their mother?

No: Even twins may develop at different times. It depends on body mass, exercise, diet and stress. If they are between 10-17 years old, it's normal both to start and not to have started. As long as your other daughter has started her growth spurt, is developing breasts and/or pubic hair, she's on track. If none of these are happening or she goes more than 2 years from these before bleeding, see an md. ...Read more

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What r the side effects of an contraceptive pill if the girl already have irregular periods?

What  r the side effects of an contraceptive pill if the girl already have irregular periods?

Depends on pill: Each pill has different side effects. However most of them will help to make periods more regular. Need to talk with a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Hey doctor, I am a married 22 year old girl..whenever I have periods I feel so restless ,feel like puking and my lower belly pains badly..

Hey doctor, I am a married 22 year old girl..whenever I have periods I feel so restless ,feel like puking and my lower belly pains badly..

PMS: If you have a general doctor or gynecologist that watches over you then, check with them for these symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. Treatments are available to calm things a bit but as I'm sure you've figured out over the years of having periods, it ain't easy finding something that works all the time. Sometimes you can try prepping before the period with some medications but variable response ...Read more

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When can a girl with irregular periods have pregnency test done?

Anytime: The hormone that triggers a positive test is not dependent on the pattern of menses, although most suggest to test after missing an expected period. The hormone is made by the placental tissue that establishes the pregnancy. It may be a low levels that won't result in a positive test early in the pregnancy, but in time it will. ...Read more

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Can a girl have 4-5 days periods with good flow and clots and still be pregnent? Plz note - My gf has irregular periods.

Can a girl have 4-5 days periods with good flow and clots and still be pregnent?
Plz note - My gf has irregular periods.

Unlikely: If you are having unprotected sex without birth control and condoms, you are always at risk for pregnancy and infection. Be safe and if you feel at risk for pregnancy, do a home test or see your doctor. You can also discuss birth control. All the best. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the girl to get pregnant when the girl is wearing clothes while the guy is not ?Girl didn't have periods when its already a week.

Is it possible for the girl to get pregnant when the girl is wearing clothes while the guy is not ?Girl didn't have periods when its already a week.

In order: To get pregnant by intercourse, there must be sperm in the vagina. That is a basic principle of reproduction. Gd luck. ...Read more

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15 y/o girl. Have had regular periods for 2 years. Now latest period came 2 weeks early and has lasted for 2 weeks so far. Not pregnant. What's wrong?

15 y/o girl. Have had regular periods for 2 years. Now latest period came 2 weeks early and has lasted for 2 weeks so far. Not pregnant. What's wrong?

Periods: Sometimes they can change and if you are not having abdominal or pelvic pain and you have stopped bleeding you will be fine. ...Read more

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I'm a big girl have pcos irreg periods had a baby 1 yr ago. Haven't had a period for over 150 days seeming to have one but barely bleeding why?

I'm a big girl have pcos irreg periods had a baby 1 yr ago.  Haven't had a period for over 150 days seeming to have one but barely bleeding why?

Not ovulating: If you have PCOS, you are not ovulating. When you do bleed, you have what is called anovulatory bleeding, and you may not be shedding the entire lining. It is important that you a period that comes after exposure to a progestin, which is similar to the Progesterone you would make after ovulation. If you are not wanting to get pregnant now, the easiest way to do this is with birth control pills. ...Read more

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How often do a girl have period?

How often do a girl have period?

Depends: Usually girls start having their period when they are 11 or 12 years old. Their systems are immature so maybe until 18 they will have irregular cycles. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a girl not to get a period?

AMENORRHEA: Sometimes after menarche, there is a skip of period x 1-2 months or mens.2xa month. That is normal for the first 2 years. Other than that, consult gyne. ...Read more