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Period 6 days early. Could I be pregnant?

Period 6 days early. Could I be pregnant?

Not if it is your: Actual period. However, if this might not be your actual period then it is possible. You can take an early pregnancy test now. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Period is usually 7 days but was 4 this time. Plus it came early. Could I be pregnant? It still was sort of on the heavy side.

Period is usually 7 days but was 4 this time. Plus it came early. Could I be pregnant? It still was sort of on the heavy side.

Unprotected?: Period length is not diagnostic. If you are having unprotected sexual intercourse- do a home pregnancy test and consult your GYN. ...Read more

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Why is my period 9 days early? Could I be pregnant?

Why is my period 9 days early? Could I be pregnant?

Maybe not, but...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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Period came 6 days early. Could I be pregnant?

Period came 6 days early. Could I be pregnant?

?: If you had a small amount of spotting, there is a possibility that it could be implantation bleeding if you have had unprotected vaginal intercourse. However it may be an early period if it is an other wise normal bleeding pattern for your period. ...Read more

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I started my period a week early, could I be pregnant?

I started my period a week early, could I be pregnant?

Likely not: Unless this period that started a week early is very light and short, it is unlikely that an early period means you are pregnant. There are many reasons to have a period be early including stress, hormones being off, infection, illness. But if you are still concerned check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early, could I be pregnant?

My period came 5 days early, could I be pregnant?

Pregnancy: If your period came early, you need to check 1. Pregnancy test 2. Whether flow was normal, heavier than usual or lighter 3. Have you lost or gained significant weight

Best to go to your doctor and have him/her examine you to be sure it wasn't a miscarriage ...Read more

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Hi My Period Always Last 7 Days But Only Lasted 4 Days And It Also Came Early Could I Be Pregnant?

Hi My Period Always Last 7 Days But Only Lasted 4 Days And It Also Came Early Could I Be Pregnant?

Possible: It is possible if you are not using contraception but, if your follicle grew fast and you ovulated early, you would have started sooner and had less lining to bleed off. When in doubt, it is a good idea to check a pregnancy test. Good luck. ...Read more

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Got period day after unprotected sex, but it finished just in 2 days, it never finishes early, could I be pregnant?

Got period day after unprotected sex, but it finished just in 2 days, it never finishes early, could I be pregnant?

Periods: Periods are usually a sign that you are not pregnant especially when they are very heavy. Some women may have light bleeding at the beginning of their pregnancy and mistake that as a period. But don't guess, take a test to see if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Light period lasted 2 days came a week early. Could I be pregnant even with a neg hpt.

Light period lasted 2 days came a week early. Could I be pregnant even with a neg hpt.

Yes if. . .: Home pregnancy tests are only accurate once you're 4wks late. Prior to that, they're really no good. So if you'll need to repeat 4wks after this 2d period, assuming you don't have your menses at that point. In meantime, consider your options for contraception. Planned Parenthood's My Method (goo. Gl/2QKlgt) is a good place to start your research. ...Read more

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My period started 2 weeks early. Been off the pill about 4 days and my period started 2 weeks early. Could I be pregnant?

My period started 2 weeks early. Been off the pill about 4 days and my period started 2 weeks early. Could I be pregnant?

Stopping pill: If you stop taking the birth control pills and that triggers a menstrual cycle. Your period Only started early because he stopped taking the pill. 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

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I didn't get a period in april. My boyfriend ejaculated in me and 2 days later I started my period 2 weeks early. Could I be pregnant?

I didn't get a period in april. My boyfriend ejaculated in me and 2 days later I started my period 2 weeks early. Could I be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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My cervix is up high firm and soft I started my period 4-5 days early could I be pregnant?

My cervix is up high firm and soft I started my period 4-5 days early could I be pregnant?

Menses and pregnant: If you are actually having a normal period, then you are not pregnant. You can having some bleeding or spotting in pregnancy but not a period. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex for the first time yesterday, and bleeding that seems like a normal period came today, 9 days early. Could I be pregnant?

Had unprotected sex for the first time yesterday, and bleeding that seems like a normal period came today, 9 days early. Could I be pregnant?

Possible: You certainly could be pregnant. If you don't want to get pregnant take Plan B (you can get it from the pharmacy. It's over the counter now). Or, go to a health clinic and ask for a copper iud for emergency contraception. That's the most effective emergency contraception there is. If your regular period doesn't come in 9 days, check a preg test. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex on the 18th of this month and got my period on the 27th and I got off of it today which is too early. Could I be pregnant?

It all depends: If your period was on time and as expected it is very unlikely that you are pregnant. Having periods is the definition of not being pregnant. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex this month and two days ago I was spotting light brown, now I have my period a week early. Could I be pregnant?

I had unprotected sex this month and two days ago I was spotting light brown, now I have my period a week early. Could I be pregnant?

Could be: Unprotected sex can always lead to pregnancy. Get a pregnancy test and repeat if needed. Get prenatal dare as soon as possible if positive or pregnancy symptoms develop. ...Read more

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I missed 2 birth control pills and then skipped 1 had a period 3 days later not at my regular time it was 2 weeks early, could I be pregnant?

I missed 2 birth control pills and then skipped 1 had a period 3 days later not at my regular time it was 2 weeks early, could I be pregnant?

Breakthrougn bleed: When you missed the two low dose pills the pituitary suppression with the pill was lessened resulting in the "early bleeding" 3 days later. ...Read more

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If I had unprotected sex a week ago and I come on my period a week early could I be pregnant. Also I have a metallic taste in my mouth..

If I had unprotected sex a week ago and I come on my period a week early could I be pregnant. Also I have a metallic taste in my mouth..

If in Doubt: If you are in doubt then do a pregnancy test. Sex does not change menstrual cycles. Sex when one is not ovulating does not cause pregnancy. If you do not believe us then do a pregnancy test for yourself. ...Read more

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I can see my veins in my boobs and stomach very clear, my period has never been irregular but this month it came a week early. Could I be pregnant?

I can see my veins in my boobs and stomach very clear, my period has never been irregular but this month it came a week early. Could I be pregnant?

Unlikely if period +: However this could represent spotting and if you even suspect this possibility, I would get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I got my period early and only bled for one day the blood was brownish in color after that ive only spotted. Could I be pregnant??

I got my period early and only bled for one day the blood was brownish in color after that ive only spotted. Could I be pregnant??

Always possible: Check a pregnancy test to be sure. Sometimes women can have implantation bleeding.. Either way you might check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Period was days early and only lasted a few days, could I be pregnant?

Period was days early and only lasted a few days, could I be pregnant?

Menses: Yes. Anytime a reproductive aged woman has irregular or abnormal (like light) menses there is a possibility of pregnancy. There are other causes besides pregnancy for these changes in your period so it is important to see your physician. ...Read more

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Period was 7 days early, lasted 3 days on&off, but dark brown, then two days after I had very pink when I wiped. Could I be pregnant?

Period was 7 days early, lasted 3 days on&off, but dark brown, then two days after I had very pink when I wiped. Could I be pregnant?

Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a regular period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Could I be pregnant if my period started early and ended early?

Period vs spotting.: If you had an actual period than you were not pregnant. However if it was only spotting, pregnancy is a possibility. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


Dr. Corey Clay
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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