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Can i be pregnant and still have my period?

Can i be pregnant and still have my period?

Not normally: A period signifies your egg did not get fertilized and implanted, so your uterine lining is sloughing off and preparing for the next cycle. See our gyn for routine evals, or sooner if you have any concerns. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Can i be pregnant and still have my period? Will take home pregnancy test work if i do it during period or should i wait until it's gone?

Can i be pregnant and still have my period? Will take home pregnancy test work if i do it during period or should i wait until it's gone?

No: You cannot be pregnant and have your period. The lining of the uterus is broken down and shed out with menstrual blood during the period to prepare for renewal before the next ovulation. ...Read more

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If I have unprotected sex a few days before my period, can I be pregnant, would i still have my period?

If I have unprotected sex a few days before my period, can I be pregnant, would i still have my period?

You can get pregnant: It is still possible to get pregnant statistically, but if you are pregnant you will miss your period. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and still have my period?

Is it possible to be pregnant and still have my period?

Menses and Pregnancy: I have had many women tell me that they knew someone who had menses during pregnancy. I stopped OB in 1994 after 16 yrs and never had a patient with menses during pregnancy. I think any bleeding can be called menses by some. A real menses is bleeding caused by a normal cycle without pregnancy. So technically, you cannot have menses while pregnant. Bleeding deserves an evaluation whatever the name. ...Read more

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Can i be pregnant and still get my period?

Not period, bleeding: Vaginal bleeding in the first half of pregnancy is called threatened abortion - not period - and can be the harbinger of miscarriage, small baby, preterm birth, preeclampsia, or placenta previa/accreta. See your obstetrician asap if that is happening to you, take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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If i get pregnant a week before my period could I still have my period?

If i get pregnant a week before my period could I still have my period?

Pregnancy: Some women bleed right after they first get pregnant , which to them looks like a period. This actually is implantation bleeding and not a real period. It also could be from an ectopic or tubal pregnancy.Do a home pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. If the bleeding is associated with severe pain be seen right away. ...Read more

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Can I be pregnant and still on my period?

Can I be pregnant and still on my period?

Unlikely: Not. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Having a period on time and as expected is your body's way of proving you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Can I Still Have My Period And Be Pregnant.?

Can I Still Have My Period And Be Pregnant.?

No: If you are pregnant there is no build up of the endometrium to shed, hence you have no menses. There can be bleeding during pregnancy and this is not normal. In early pregnancy this is termed a threatened miscarriage. In later pregnancy there may be problems with the placenta, maternal or fetal vessels or labor, etc. By definition it's not menses. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more