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If you have an iud, can you get pregnant when your boyfriend hugs you when you're both naked and there is no semen and no pre-cum present?

If you have an iud, can you get pregnant when your boyfriend hugs you when you're both naked and there is no semen and no pre-cum present?

IUD great: ChristinaR--If you've had an IUD, chances are you've been sexually active before. Generally, hugging--even naked--won't allow for pregnancy. That being said, even in the most fertile of women, IUDs prevent 99% of pregnancy. So you should be safe...Remember, IUDs do not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, so be careful still!

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I'm on the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD and taking a antibiotic (Sulfamethoxazole). Can I get pregnant?

I'm on the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD and taking a antibiotic (Sulfamethoxazole). Can I get pregnant?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD: No the antibiotics will not decrease the effectiveness of the Mirena (levonorgestrel). But like any contraceptive method, the IUD does have a low baseline rate of pregnancy. So yes you may get pregnant (very low risk) but if you do, it won't be because of the antibiotics.

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Trying to conceive, but husband is taking antibiotics amoxycilin and dicloxacillin 250mg each. Will it affect sperms or pose prblms if I get pregnt?

Trying to conceive, but husband is taking antibiotics amoxycilin and dicloxacillin 250mg each. Will it affect sperms or pose prblms if I get pregnt?

Probably not...: What I have known and what I have reviewed and read failed to reveal any mention of their possible effect on spermatogenesis - sperm formation. So, I would say both have no concern on sperms. However, in reality, behind what we have known always still hides a lot of what we don't know. If still in doubt, ask his prescribing doctor.

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Going to be tested for C diff after antibiotic use. If I end up being tx for it, is it okay to try for pregnancy next month? Recurrence risk? Worried!

Going to be tested for C diff after antibiotic use. If I end up being tx for it, is it okay to try for pregnancy next month? Recurrence risk? Worried!

C diff: If your treatment for c diff is successful as determined by follow-up stool culture and you feel healthy, I don't see why you shouldn't attempt to get pregnant. If you have to stay on medications, then you should ask your obgyn for advice on this matter.

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Can u get pregnant with a iud?

Can u get pregnant with a iud?

Yes, but rare: It is uncommon, but not impossible to conceive. If you do, you must immediately call your doctor.

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Can you get pregnant with a IUD in?

Can you get pregnant with a IUD in?

Unlikely: Iuds are very effective presuming they have not reached their expiration, approximately 98 to 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. However, if you have reason to suspect that you might be pregnant because you were getting regular periods and are no longer doing so, check a pregnancy test. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org.

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Is it possible to get pregnant with the IUD?

Is it possible to get pregnant with the IUD?

Possible: But very unlikely especially if you have Mirena (levonorgestrel).

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Can I get pregnant right after taking marena IUD out?

Can I get pregnant right after taking marena IUD out?

Conception plans: Yes you can conceive immediately after Mirena (levonorgestrel) removal. However, it can sometimes take 6 months before your cycle normalizes--so if it doesn't happen immediately don't panic.

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Can you get pregnant on the paragard iud?

Yes: Highly effective-almost 98%. But nothing is perfect except abstinence.

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Can I get pregnant if my boyfreind cum in me with a iud?

Can I get pregnant if my boyfreind cum in me with a iud?

Not probable: The iud is supposed to prevent pregnancy, but like most birth control they are not definatively 100% effective and there is always a very very small risk you can get pregnant.

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I've had the meraina IUD out for 3 and a half months. Why can I not get pregnant?!

Try for 12 months: After 12 months of trying an extensive work up is warranted. 3 tests needed: 1. Semen analysis 2. Ovulation blood test via a day 21 Progesterone 3. Hsg xray to make sure tubes are open. Any obgyn or fertility specialist can do this. At age 21 why the rush?

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Antibiotics taken while IUD can I get pregnant?

No: Taking antibiotics does not make an iud any less effective. Part of the advantage of an iud is that medications generally don't impact its effectiveness. So no worries.

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Can I get pregnant on the IUD when I'm taking Amoxicillin (500) three times a day?

Can I get pregnant on the IUD when I'm taking Amoxicillin (500) three times a day?

Some antibiotics may: Decrease the effectiveness of hormone based contraceptives, but it's a minor effect. B/C IUD's prevent pregnancy in multiple ways, the chance of pregnancy isn't increased by taking amoxicillin. Hope this helps. Dr. Anne

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2 weeks late on my period but have the IUD can I still get pregnant?

2 weeks late on my period but have the IUD can I still get pregnant?

Yes: IUDs are very reliable but no method of contraception is 100% effective. The progestin containing IUDs like Mirena (levonorgestrel) and Skyla can cause you to miss periods as can many things other than pregnancy but, if your period is late, do a pregnancy test and, if it is negative and your period still hasn't started, repeat it in 3-5 days to know for sure. Hope this helps.

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Could I get pregnant if I had sex the day before my non hormonal IUD was removed?

Could I get pregnant if I had sex the day before my non hormonal IUD was removed?

How to get Pregnant?: Yes. Of course. As long as you were ovulating when the exposure to semen occurred. It takes about a week for a fertilized egg to implant on the wall of the uterus.

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My iud mirena (levonorgestrel) expired February 4 2015 can I get pregnant if im bleeding?

Time to change: The manufacturer of Mirena (levonorgestrel) recommends removal after five years. We do know a "grace period" is built in knowing that some may keep in longer. A few studies have demonstrated that it is effective for longer than five years. Regardless, it should be removed and replaced if you are not ready to get pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test.

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Can You still get pregnant if you don't have the egg White like mucous? Recently off of IUD.

Can You still get pregnant if you don't have the egg White like mucous? Recently off of IUD.

Misinformed?: No vaginal or cervical discharge should be used to monitor any part of the menstrual cycle. These secretions are not in any way reliable markers of any part of the process.

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Is it possible for you to get an accurate reading from a home pregnancy test while on the iud?

Is it possible for you to get an accurate reading from a home pregnancy test while on the iud?

Iud and pregnancy: Home pregnancy tests are accurate but not the best. They can be the first useful tool in diagnosing early pregnancy before you get to your doctor. Iud's do not influence or interfere with results of home pregnancy test or any pregnancy test at all.

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How long does it take your period to come back after IUD removed, and how long until it is safe to get pregnant?

Misinformed?: An iud does not change your ovulation or monthly fertility. If you did not have a period with an iud in then something else is going on. Periods should have continued normally with iud as the only birth control. Was there also hormonal birth control being used?

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