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If you have sex a couple of hours before you start your period can you still get pregnant?

If you have sex a couple of hours before you start your period can you still get pregnant?

Unlikely: If your periods are regular and the period is normal, its unlikely to get pregnant. Many women are irregular, light spotting may be a sign of implantation from prior fertilization and not a period. So you could be pregnant from prior month. Rhythm method is only partially effective as a birth control method. It also doesn't protect you from venereal diseases. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Hey, if your on your period can you still be pregnant?

Hey, if your on your period can you still be pregnant?

See below: It's the other way around. You're pregnant and you don't know it. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected periods because the baby as implanted into the womb. This gives the impression of a period when it's not. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant while on a period?

Can you still be pregnant while on a period?

Yes.: It is quite common to have some bleeding around your next projected period after becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant with a period and how would you know?

Can you still be pregnant with a period and how would you know?

No: There are many different causes of bleeding during pregnancy such as threatened miscarriage, partial separation of the placenta and even infection or inflammation of the cervix.
This may mimic a menses but is not considered a period.
If you have bleeding during pregnancy you should contact your md. ...Read more

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If you get you're full period on time twice can you still be pregnant?

If you get you're full period on time twice can you still be pregnant?

Unlikely, but yes: It's possible to have bleeding when you're pregnant, but it's very unlikely. When you're period comes on time, it's typically a sign that you're not pregnant. If you're worried, however, consider taking a pregnancy test, that will give you your answer. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant and get your period?

Can you still be pregnant and get your period?

Small chance: Usually a normal period implies a lack of pregnancy. However there are always exceptions to every rule. There are cases of period-like bleeding during pregnancy which can delay the diagnosis. If your pregnancy test is positive and you are having bleeding, then you need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant even if you get your period?

Can you still be pregnant even if you get your period?

Early pregnancy: Some people will have bleeding at the time of the missed period, though it is usually lighter than usual. This is implantation bleeding which can occur when the embryo is growing into the lining of the uterus. However it can also be a sign of a miscarriage. Getting a blood pregnancy test and repeating it in 3 days to make sure it is still rising will let you know if everything is ok. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant and have had your period already?

Can you still be pregnant and have had your period already?

It happens anytime: Many women have some lightl period/bleeding during the first month or two after becoming pregnant. It is very easy and fast to do a home pregnancy test--which is highly accurate. Also, just remmeber that yu can get pregnant at any time during your cycle. The chance is less right before/during/after period, but still happens. So, check a hpt. Good luck. ...Read more

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Starting your period 10 days late can you still be pregnant?

Starting your period 10 days late can you still be pregnant?

Yes, though unlikely: If your period is late, light, a different color, "seems" different, take a pregnancy test so you know where you are. Many things, stress included, can impact the timing of ovulation. That, in turn, impacts when you get a period. Get the information so you don't have to worry about it. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant if your period comes on a day late?

Pregnancy & Bleeding: If you were one day late and then had an otherwise normal period it is unlikely that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Could you still be pregnant even if your period comes on time?

Could you still be pregnant even if your period comes on time?

In rare cases: If you truly had a period, you are not pregnant; however, there can be bleeding that mimics a period but is really pregnancy-related bleeding. Furtunately, this is quite rare. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant if you had an abnormally light period?

Can you still be pregnant if you had an abnormally light period?

Yes: Some women can mistaken implantation bleeding as a period. If you are concerned, check a urine pregnancy test to be sure! ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of how can you start your period and still be pregnant?

Would like to have explanation of how can you start your period and still be pregnant?

See below: You wouldn't be starting your period. You'd be experiencing implantation bleeding at the time would expect to have your next period. ...Read more

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If you get a thin off centered pos line could you still be pregnant. No period. I took 2 and got the same result.

If you get a thin off centered pos line could you still be pregnant. No period. I took 2 and got the same result.

Could mean positive: Any line, thin or vivid, is considered a positive. I would wait a week and recheck. Line should be more definitive. Next step would be to go to your doctor and have it confirmed. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant If you had a normal period?

Can you still be pregnant If you had a normal period?

Not really!: Highly unlikely-to-impossible if you had a normal period. If your cycles are irregular, it gets more vague because it's hard to tell what "is" your period and what is "not." A well-timed pregnancy test will be helpful every time if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Hi docs, could your period come on & you still be pregnant?

Hi docs, could your period come on & you still be pregnant?

Yes.: It is possible to have some vaginal bleeding interpreted as 'period' and being pregnant. It is unlikely but it is possible. ...Read more

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Could you still be pregnant if you are on your period or if you're on your period that means you're not pregnant.

Could you still be pregnant if you are on your period or if you're on your period that means you're not pregnant.

Unlikely: If you are on your period you are not pregnant, however, sometimes people do experience some bleeding while they are pregnant and it can be hard to tell the difference if it is very early. If you had unprotected sex or of you have any doubt- I would recommend getting a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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