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How long after sex do you become pregnant? When do symptoms start?

How long after sex do you become pregnant? When do symptoms start?

Sex Ed: Ok lesson on how things work. You are fertile or able to become pregnant when you ovulate about mid cycle, which is 11-14 days from when your period started. If you have sex around that time and the egg and sperm get together an imp late in your uterus then you are pregnant. You will know when you miss a period and u have a positive pregnancy test. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Is it possible to experience implantation and implant ion symptoms 6 days after sexual intercourse, if you become pregnant?

Is it possible to experience implantation and implant ion symptoms 6 days after sexual intercourse, if you become pregnant?

Possible: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy considering your age please see your doctor to discuss birth control options. If you are trying to get pregnant take a prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

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How long after sex does it take to become pregnant?

How long after sex does it take to become pregnant?

Usually 0-3 days: A woman can become pregnant after 0-3 days (sometimes 0-5 days), depending on when she ovulates. A pregnancy test can be done 3 weeks after having sex, and should be accurate by then. ...Read more

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How long can it take to become pregnant after yu have sex for the first time?

How long can it take to become pregnant after yu have sex for the first time?

Becoming pregnant: If you are having unprotected sex you may get pregnant at any time. You don't need to have sex multiple times or for a specific extension of time in order to be able to conceive. ...Read more

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Is it possible that sex from 10/21/13 got me pregnant if I ovulated/conceived on 10/25/13 or can sperm not last that long?

Is it possible that sex from 10/21/13 got me pregnant if I ovulated/conceived on 10/25/13 or can sperm not last that long?

Ovulation and sperm: I assume you are pregnant and trying to figure out just how it happened. If you have multiple partners within that period, you really can't pinpoint who the father is. If you only had one partner and you're pregnant, you answered your own question. ...Read more

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If I become pregnant. About How long after sex would I be able to see signs or symptoms of implantation and conception. Hadsex the 9th about 7 day ago?

If I become pregnant. About How long after sex would I be able to see signs or symptoms of implantation and conception. Hadsex the 9th about 7 day ago?

It depends on: When and if you ovulated around the time you had sex. The only reliable signs and symptoms is missing your period and a positive pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I had sex two days after my period ended. He came inside me. My cycle is 27 days long and my period lasted for 6 days. Am I likely to become pregnant?

I had sex two days after my period ended. He came inside me. My cycle is 27 days long and my period lasted for 6 days. Am I likely to become pregnant?

Possible: But not likely from the sex you 2 days after your period ended, that is not when you were ovulating. We know nothing about your sexual history during your mid cycle when you were ovulating. If you are worried take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I don't want to become pregnant and my period ended yesterday. How long should I wait before I have sex with my partner?

I don't want to become pregnant and my period ended yesterday. How long should I wait before I have sex with my partner?

Not long: Using natural family planning or the rhythm method and assuming regular periods, you can have sex now until about day 9-10 of your cycle and then again from about day 21-22 through your period (sex during your period is fine, just messy). If your cycles are not regular, then the "unsafe time" is longer. But today, unless you have 10 day periods, should be a good day. ...Read more

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How long after an ovarian cyst ruptures are you able to become pregnant. I had unprotected sex 2 days after and I am 6 days late.

How long after an ovarian cyst ruptures are you able to become pregnant. I had unprotected sex 2 days after and I am 6 days late.

Pregnancy test: Do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How long can it take to become pregnant?

How long can it take to become pregnant?

Please Clarify: From one event to never. Depending on the health and fertility of the couple in question. What do you mean specifically? ...Read more

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Can you become pregnant without sex? If so how likely?

Pregnancy: The only ways to become pregnant without having sex would be either by artificial insemination or in vitro fertilisation. ...Read more

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How long does it takes to become pregnant after using nustrate?

How long does it takes to become pregnant after using nustrate?

Hard to say: It is possible to become pregnant the next cycle after nustrate. However, in some people it takes up to a year for your body to start ovulating regularly after stopping lustrate or other medications similar to it. In someone who is over 35, a evaluation by a obgyn is recommended if no pregnancy after 6 months after going off birth control ...Read more

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How long after having a baby is it safe to become pregnant again?

How long after having a baby is it safe to become pregnant again?

Best to wait: After having a baby, it is best to wait about two years to become pregnant again. This will give your body time to recuperate. Spacing out your children will also make things easier for you not having two babies at home! ...Read more

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What should be use after sex if I don't want to pragnent a girl.......?

What should be use after sex if I don't want to pragnent a girl.......?

EC: Emergency contraception, like plan b, is effective for preventing pregnancy when used within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. You can pick it up at many local pharmacies. ...Read more

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How long after ejaculation does it take for the woman to become pregnant?

How long after ejaculation does it take for the woman to become pregnant?

Interesting: Actually, to become pregnant, you have to have had sex prior to ovulation. The sperm will take about 2-4 hours to get to the end of the fallopian tubes, and remain for 2-5 days. Fertilization, or pregnancy, will only happen if she ovulates into that pool of sperm. If no sperm then, the egg lasts an hour or two, then is gone. ...Read more

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Would one become pregnant if she get engaged in sex one day before her menstration?

Would one become pregnant if she get engaged in sex one day before her menstration?

Why take this: Risk? Even if the odds are low - there is still a risk for pregnancy if sex is unprotected. ...Read more

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Question when did I become pregnant from sex in nov or dec with a edd of august 29th?

Question when did I become pregnant from sex in nov or dec with a edd of august 29th?

Likely December.: With a due date of 8/29 your last menstrual period prior to getting pregnant was likely 11/22/12. Ovulation and thus the time to get pregnant is usually 8-14 days after the start of your menstrual period. ...Read more

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Is 15 months a long time for a 24 year old to become pregnant? Should I be concerned?

Is 15 months a long time for a 24 year old to become pregnant? Should I be concerned?

Yes: Many young, healthy women get pregnant within 6 months of trying (meaning having sex often). If not pregnant after a year of trying, a couple can be evaluated through the Ob-Gyn doctor (with other consultants as needed) to see what ways there are to help create a baby. Stay relaxed, keep smiling, don't be overly concerned (don't think about it too much)... good luck! ...Read more

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How long does it take to become pregnant after a 3month family planning injection expires?

How long does it take to become pregnant after a 3month family planning injection expires?

Months: Depo shot that lasts for 3 months can cause delays in ovulation and fertility.
It may take a few months before your ovulation returns to its original cycles.
You can have sex around the time of your ovulation and see if you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it true that you should remain lying down after sex to become pregnant? Or does it make a difference?

Is it true that you should remain lying down after sex to become pregnant? Or does it make a difference?

TTC: If you want to increase the numb of sperm that make it into the uterus, laying there for a half hour allows the ejaculate to liquefy and the sperm to swim into the uterus. But, women get pregnant all the time without this maneuver. ...Read more

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I was on bc last year for about three months how long does it take for you to become pregnant after you get off.

I was on bc last year for about three months how long does it take for you to become pregnant after you get off.

Immediately: You can get pregnant the same month after you stop the bcp's. If you are three months I would now recommend making sure you know when you ovulate by doing basal body temperature chart or ovulation test and time intercourse right after you ovulate. If no success, see your gyn. ...Read more

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Due august 29th-30th still pregnant is it very unlikely I conceived from sex in november and very likely conception occurred from sex in december?

Due august 29th-30th still pregnant is it very unlikely I conceived from sex in november and very likely conception occurred from sex in december?

Unanswerable: The only answers, regardless, from here will all be pure speculation. The only valid answer to this question will come from your OB who has the results of your early ultra sound. I am sure they already shared those results with you. Please contact your OB for this question. ...Read more

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Can you become pregnant in the same day that you have sex.?

Can you become pregnant in the same day that you have sex.?

Pregnancy: Yes, you can become pregnant on the same day you have intercourse. Some sperm can live longer than one day, therefore you can become pregnant for up to a few days after intercourse. This time can vary. In general, 3 days after intercourse is about the maximum. ...Read more

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If you had sex on a non fertile day can u still become pregnant?

If you had sex on a non fertile day can u still become pregnant?

Yes: Since calculating your fertile days/period is not an exact science, there is always a theoretical risk of pregnancy on any day of your menstrual cycle.

Please see attached for a clearer and safer! Understanding of common myths about fertility period. ...Read more