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Can You Get Pregnant During Breakthrough Bleeding
Can you get pregnant during breakthrough bleeding? Are you fertile when you're breakthrough bleeding?
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
Can you get pregnant during breakthrough bleeding in you have unprotected sex one day before ovulation?
Very rarely: For women taking birth control pills (OCP's) properly and consistently, the chance of pregnancy is reported to be 0.3% per year, or 1 pregnancy in 333 women each year. A woman is protected all days of the month, regardless of breakthrough bleeding, regardless of ovulation. (The actual pregnancy rate in the "real world" is reported to be at least 3% on OCP's, or 1 pregnancy in 33 women each year.) ...Read more
If you have bleeding: ; are actually pregnant then yes, a pregnancy test can show + if the HCG level is high enough. But if you experience bleeding and you are not pregnant- the pregnancy test will be negative. The test measures for HCG - not for bleeding. ...Read more
I was bleeding during sex. Got 4th depo shot may 1. Could I get pregnant from breakthrough bleeding?
Are hormone levels adequately high enough to get accurate results from a pregnancy test during breakthrough bleeding in early pregnancy?
Had breakthrough bleeding, can I still get pregnant? Missed last 3 pills in 3rd wk. Had unprotected sex during placebo wk. Waited a wk to restart pills
If I am on the pill & had breakthrough bleeding, is it likely that I may be pregnant if I don't get my period during the sugar pills?
Not very likely: When a woman is on bcp and has break through bleeding, sometimes she won't bleed when she's on the sugar pills. Often break through bleeding can be caused by taking the pills late or missing one or two. The first time this happens - not bleeding on the sugar pills - I recommend a woman check a pregnancy test just to make sure. ...Read more
I'm having breakthrough bleeding. Me and my partner, really want to get pregnant. Is it possible to still get pregnant?
Yes still possible:
Yes it is still possible
Still works: Breakthrough bleeding occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill.. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. The pill is still effective. ...Read more
I'm off the nuvaring. Its been about almost 2wks now. It seems that I'm having breakthrough bleeding. How soon can I get pregnant? How long it last?
Breakthru bleeding: By definition, breakthrough bleeding occurs while taking some form of hormonal birth control, not after stopping said contraception. So the fact that you're bleeding 2wks after removing your Nuvaring means that your body is attempting to return to its monthly hormonal cycle. So you can start trying to get pregnant. Of course, if you don't want to get pregnant, then use some (other) form of birth c ...Read more
I missed a pill on week 3, took two, 2 days later, and continued a 2nd packet straight away. I'm now having breakthrough bleeding. Can I get pregnant?
Doubtful: You are protected and the bleeding is most likely from doubling up on your pills. It will take 1-2 more packs for your cycle to regulate. ...Read more
Can you get pregnant w brrakthrough bleeding??? I have breakthrough bleeding. The first week after my period is my only week I don't bleed. After that
Normally if you have 28 day cycles or any length cycles
you are always fertile 20 days for 6 days from the next expected period so, sometimes you are more fertile during the spotting ...Read more
I had sex the day after I stopped breakthrough bleeding. My parter did ejaculate inside. How likely is it that I will get pregnant.?
Missed 2 pills 1st week in cycle. Unprotected sex that week. Breakthrough bleeding since day after sex for 3 days. Could I still get pregnant?
Yes: Easiest way to get pregnant while on the pill is to miss pills. ...Read more
I took Plan B, & 5 days later I'm pretty sure I had "breakthrough bleeding". It lasted one day, & I had bad cramps. Should I get a pregnancy test?
I'm on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) and im due for my second injection on the 11 of august. I have breakthrough bleeding, if I have sex will I get pregnant?
You could: You can get pregnant on this birth control method regardless of breakthrough bleeding. This medication has a small failure rate and it would be uncommon for you to become pregnant on this. To your specific question you are no more likely to become pregnant during breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more
If you missed one day of birth control and then have breakthrough bleeding and have sex unprotected during that time, is there a chance of pregnancy?
Vaginal bleeding: Bleeding in pregnancy is different than breakthrough bleeding as it has different causes. Spotting after sex, office exam and transvaginal ultrasound is common and come from the cervix usually, which bleeds easily in pregnancy. Bleeding more like a period can be from placenta previa, preterm labor, threatened or missed miscarriage (subchorionic bleeds). Only way to know for sure is call your OB ...Read more
What is breakthrough bleeding? Does it mean I'm pregnant? How long can I expect it to last? 8days after my normal cycle and bleeding for the 2nd time!
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding which is when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on birth control. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. Pregnancy tests would work just fine and you can take one if concerned. ...Read more
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding is common but not normal therefore there is no normal time for it to last. When you skip pills you trigger bleeding. The birth control pills will regulate eventually. Consider another birth control method if remembering to take your pill is hard. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more
It is possible: But it is more likely a sign of hormones not yet cycling normally. It can take several months after stopping the pill for the periods to get back to whatever is normal for you. However check a pregnancy test if you have been having unprotected intercourse. ...Read more
Yes: Missing pills lowers effectiveness and can change the bleeding pattern. ...Read more
I am having breakthrough bleeding after 5 days of taking plan b...Does it indicate that I am pregnant?
Irregular menses: Irregular menses/heavy bleeding/delayed menses (>7days)/lower abdominal pain are common side effects of plan b.If you took the Plan B within 72 hours of unprotected sex then the possibility of pregnancy is low. Do a pregnancy test if worried. See your doctor to discuss which birth control is right for you (plan b should not be used as routine contraceptive) practice safe sex (use condoms).Take care. ...Read more
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