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Can I Still Be Pregnant After Having My Period.?

Can I Still Be Pregnant After Having My Period.?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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How long before i can can get pregnant after having my period?

How long before i can can get pregnant after having my period?

Optimum time: The optimum time depends on the length of your menstrual cycle. Ovulation is mid-cycle. The best odds are the day before, the day of and the day after ovulation. Check an ovulation predictor calendar to determine when this is for you. However, be aware that a woman can become pregnant possibly at any time (it's just the chances are lower then mid-cycle). ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 3 days after ovulation having my period due 10 days from that ovulation ?

Can I get pregnant 3 days after ovulation having my period due 10 days from that ovulation ?

No: A woman cannot GET pregnant 3 days after ovulation, meaning her egg cannot get fertilized 3 days after ovulation. Her egg only lasts about one day, so it would have to be fertilized no later than 1 day after ovulation. The question she needs to answer for herself is, "When did I ovulate?" In real life, she does not know the answer. It is an estimated date, but tracking body temperatures can help. ...Read more

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Could i be pregnant after one week of being off my period?

Could i be pregnant after one week of being off my period?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Where do I go for help and can I be pregnant after my period?

Where do I go for help and can I be pregnant after my period?

Call your ER: 30% of pregnant women experience implantation bleeding at about the time they would expect their period. They mistake this bleeding as their period, when in fact, it isn't. ...Read more

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Can i be pregnant after getting my period for the last 4 months as expected and 5-7 days long. my period this month is late for 7 days. help!!

Can i be pregnant after getting my period for the last 4 months as expected and 5-7 days long. my period this month is late for 7 days. help!!

Possibly: THe best is always to take a home pregnancy test, as they are quite accurate. If you're 7 days late, take a test and then you'll know. At 7 days after you expect your period, if you've been regular, it should show up positive if you are in fact truly pregnant. ...Read more

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I only got my period for an hour or two on saturday, could i be pregnant after unprotected sex?

Yes: Though it is not unusual for women in their forties to have irregular periods, it is certainly possible for women in their forties to get pregnant if they are not using any method to prevent pregnancy. Use protection ! good luck ... ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more