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I have no ovaries taking pills for hormones so i can have my period can I still get pregnant?

I have no ovaries taking pills for hormones so i can have my period can I still get pregnant?

No: If you truly do not have any ovaries, you cannot become pregnant because you cannot produce any eggs. Your period is being caused by how the hormones you take affects your uterus. ...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


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I have had my normal period but can I still be pregnant?

I have had my normal period but can I still be pregnant?

It is possible: A true period usually eliminates the chance that you are pregnant but some pregnant women can have vaginal bleeding that looks like a period. One .example: a pelvic infection could cause bleeding while pregnant. Another would be something called "implantation bleeding" which occurs when the newly conceived embyo's placenta "takes root" and causes bleeding. You should do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I had sex two days before my period, can I still be pregnant?

I had sex two days before my period, can I still be pregnant?

When to go to school: Hi i repeatedly recommend to my female patients that they learn the simple basics of ovulation and know the facts about fertility if they are going to be sexually active. This vital information can empower them and gives them some control back over their bodies. But, no you can only get pregnant when you are ovulating. This happens well before your period. You do not ovulate close to period. ...Read more

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My period was 8 days late then it finally came then i took 2 pregnancy test and both came back postive why am i on my period ? Can i still be pregnant

My period was 8 days late then it finally came then i took 2 pregnancy test and both came back postive why am i on my period ? Can i still be pregnant

Not likely: It appears that you may have sponteneously lost an early pregnancy. About 25% of early pregnancies are lost in such a way, usually due to chromosomal defects in the fetus. ...Read more

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How come i have my period on May 14 when my last one was on april 21 and we have unprotected intercourse on May 9. Can i still be pregnant after?

How come i have my period on May 14 when my last one was on april 21 and we have unprotected intercourse on May 9. Can i still be pregnant after?

Irregular menses yes: Irregular menses are very common in young women. While it's less likely to become pregnant 5 days after your menses, it's not impossible if you engage in unprotected sex. So if you don't want to have a baby, start using some form of birth control. And if you don't want a sexually transmitted disease/infection, make him wrap it up by wearing a condom each & every time. ...Read more

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Hi, I had an 5 day old ET on the 18 of march & last monday i had a bloodtest and it came hsg 17,5.. today i got my period. can i still be pregnant?

Hi, I had an 5 day old ET on the 18 of march & last monday i had a bloodtest and it came hsg 17,5.. today i got my period. can i still be pregnant?

Unclear: Your wrote HSG 17.5 I think you mean HCG 17.5. IF your HCG was positive then this indicates pregnancy. If you started bleeding after then the pregnancy may not have been successful. Since you are undergoing IVF then prompt follow up with your fertility specialist is needed to determine what is going on. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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