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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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Hi my girlfriend n i hve hd sex n during, I noticed the condo broke. I'm not sure now. Her period started th day after. Can she get pregnant? I'm not sur

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Hi my girlfriend n i hve hd sex n during, I noticed the condo broke. I'm not sure now. Her period started th day after. Can she get pregnant? I'm not sur

Always possible: Any time there is contact of semen to a woman's genital vault, there is the possibility of pregnancy. It doesn't sound like it's very likely in this situation, but you won't get a "no, it's not possible" here. If she misses her next period, she can do a home pregnancy test 1 week after. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant during her period if irregular?

Can a woman get pregnant during her period if irregular?

Yes: Because with irregular periods you don't know when you ovulate. Also, sometimes bleeding can happen in early pregnancy. So of you don't use contraception there is always a chance of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Can a girl get pregnant during her period?

Can a girl get pregnant during her period?

No: No but with a caveat: if the girl has irregular periods then yes, she can get pregnant since what she may be having is "break through bleeding" during which time she could be ovulating. Otherwise, with a normal period it is not possible, there is a 12 hr window for ovulation and the blood is not only harmful to the sperm but also to an embryo. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant during a period that is brief?

Can you get pregnant during a period that is brief?

Yes: There have definitely been pregnancies that occurred during the 7 days of the menstrual cycle. Not typical, but possible. My mother swears I was conceived on day 4 of her cycle! ...Read more

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Could you get pregnant during your period?

Could you get pregnant during your period?

Yes: Yes, if the bleeding you are having is not a true shedding of the uterine lining, but just heavy bleeding from the cervix prior to ovulation. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant during the 4th day of period?

Yes: I've known a patient who got pregnant on the 4th day of her cycle. Unlikely, but possible. ...Read more

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How often can women get a period during pregnancy?

How often can women get a period during pregnancy?

Never: A woman could experience some bleeding during pregnancy but it would not be due to her period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant during or right after your period?

Can you get pregnant during or right after your period?

Probably not: Most women do not ovulate until at least 7 to 14 days after the period starts. If you have 21 day cycles, then you likely ovulate about 7 days after your period starts and there would be about a 1 in 1000 chance that you could conceive by having sex during your period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant during your period or 2days after?

Can you get pregnant during your period or 2days after?

Health class: No. But good question. Ovulation is the key yo your menstrual cycle. You must learn when you ovulate. Sperm cause pregnancy when left in the vagina on the five days before ovulation. Ovulation occurs just shy of half-way through your cycle. You are not fertile during menstruation. ...Read more

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Can someone get pregnant during there first day of period?

Can someone get pregnant during there first day of period?

No: But, it is possible to have just conceived and then spot a week or two later. Good health. ...Read more

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I am confused about can you get pregnant whilst on period?

I am confused about can you get pregnant whilst on period?

It can seem like it : It's the other way around. You can be pregnant and you don't know it. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected periods because the baby as implanted into the womb. This gives the impression of a period when it's not your real period. ...Read more

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What's most likely when can you get pregnant during period?

What's most likely when can you get pregnant during period?

Almost never!: It is almost impossible to get pregnant during your period. Starting when your period starts, count 14 days ahead. If you are ovulating normally with a 28-day cycle, then you are most fertile day #14 after your period started. If your cycle is longer or shorter, it can be much more difficult to tell. Talk with your ob/gyn about basal body temperature measurement to find when you are most ferti. ...Read more

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I am confused about can you get pregnant whilst on a period?

It can seem like it: It's the other way around. You can be pregnant and you don't know it. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected periods because the baby as implanted into the womb. This gives the impression of a period when it's not your real period. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant during 4th day of 5 day period with a 28-day cycle? Thanks for your help

How likely is it to get pregnant during 4th day of 5 day period with a 28-day cycle? Thanks for your help

14 days after LMP: With a 28-day cycle, ovulation happens around day 14. That is day 14 counting from the beginning of a period (the first day of bleeding is day 1). That is also known as 14 days after LMP, which means last menstrual period. The number of days of bleeding or spotting does not matter, and can be 3, 4, 5 days, etc. Can sperm from sex on day 4 live for 10 days until ovulation on day 14? No. No. ...Read more

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Is the only time possible to get pregnant is during ovalation period? Or can still possibly get pregnant before or after that state?

Is the only time possible to get pregnant is during ovalation period? Or can still possibly get pregnant before or after that state?

No egg no pregnancy: It is impossible to get pregnant without ovulation (without egg or ovum)your question is probably... How close to ovulation a sperm may fertilize the ovum? And the answer is... Before the ovulation is very variable depending upon the characteristic of the cervical mucus and its pattern and after the ovulation... 4 days are still fertile. Only pts trained in the characteristics of themucus may know. ...Read more

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I read it is possible to get pregnant whilst on period? How likely is this to occur? Why does this happen if there is no egg present?

I read it is possible to get pregnant whilst on period? How likely is this to occur? Why does this happen if there is no egg present?

Ovulation: It is possible to get pregnant at any time when you have unprotected sex. It is less likely at certain times. A surprise ovulation can happen leading to pregnancy. So there is an egg present, of course. ...Read more

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I ejaculated in my gf during period. Will she get pregnant?

I ejaculated in my gf during period. Will she get pregnant?

Unlikely, but not: Impossible. If a female had a very short menstrual cycle, pregnancy could occur from sex near the end of her period. Use protection every time you have sex if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnancy during 14 and 15th days if my period is 21 to 25?

Can I get pregnancy during 14 and 15th days if my period is 21 to 25?

Possible/unlikely: If the cycle length is as you described, most likely you are not ovulating, hence is highly unlikely that you will be pregnant. However, strange things do happen, so time will tell. If you want to avoid pregnancy, then use consistent contraception. ...Read more

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I have not seen my period for the past 9mth, and I am n't pregnant. Can I ovulate during this time? Can I get pregnant without period.

I have not seen my period for the past 9mth, and I am n't pregnant. Can I ovulate during this time? Can I get pregnant without period.

See REI for testing: No period means you're not ovulating (releasing an egg) every month. We need to find out why: polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos), thyroid or prolactin issues, aging of the ovary (low egg numbers), or low hormone levels (hypogonadism). See a reproductive endocrinologist for tests / treatment to help you conceive. You can still get prego with no period before if you ovulate just once ... ...Read more

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Had intercourse during my period, is it possible to get pregnant?

Had intercourse during my period, is it possible to get pregnant?

Not first few days: A woman cannot get pregnant during her normal regular periods. However, if she has some spotting and is not on her period, but mistakenly thinks she is on her period, it is possible that she is fertile during the spotting. A urine pregnancy test can be done in a few weeks, if worried. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant while having sex during my period?

Can I get pregnant while having sex during my period?

NO: If you are having your period, actively menstruating, then you would not be ovulating and would not be in the fertile time of your cycle. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant during my period?

Can I get pregnant during my period?

It happens anytime: You can get pregnant at any time during your cycle. The chance is less right before/during/after period, but still happens. The Best chance is around time of ovulation--often midcycle for most women. Many women have some light period/bleeding during the first month or two after becoming pregnant. It is very easy and fast to do a home pregnancy test--which is highly accurate. So, check a hpt. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get your period during pregnancy?

Can you get your period during pregnancy?

Yes and NO: A normal period completely flushes the contents of the uterus and would end the pregnancy. But you can have heavy spotting which may be very similar to a light period during the first couple months of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a female get her period again during pregnancy?

Can a female get her period again during pregnancy?

No: Periods do not occur during a woman's pregnancy. Sometimes there can be bleeding during pregnancy but it is not a period. ...Read more

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When is most likely to get pregnant during my period?

When is most likely to get pregnant during my period?

When you ovulate: The best way to achieve pregnancy is to use ovulation predictor kits and time intercourse for when you are ovulating. If you have normal menstrual cycles, this should be around day 14 (day one being the first day of menses). But, success depends on your fertility (age, health, husbands health and sperm count). ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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