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Is it possible to be pregnant and still have my period?

Is it possible to be pregnant and still have my period?

Menses and Pregnancy: I have had many women tell me that they knew someone who had menses during pregnancy. I stopped OB in 1994 after 16 yrs and never had a patient with menses during pregnancy. I think any bleeding can be called menses by some. A real menses is bleeding caused by a normal cycle without pregnancy. So technically, you cannot have menses while pregnant. Bleeding deserves an evaluation whatever the name. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

It is unusual: but it can happen. It will be confused with a miscarriage and needs to be worked up. I have seen this twice in my career where my pt menstruated for approx 6 cycles while documenting a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Not possible: Menstruation, defined strictly, is not possible during pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal bleeding due to other causes is common, often leading to confusion. Not all vaginal bleeding, whether pregnant or not, is a 'period.' Good wishes to you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a period and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a period and still be pregnant?

Can I be pregnant?: You can have some bleeding early on in pregnancy. But it is not likely to have a normal period if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have period and be pregnant?

No: Although there is potential for bleeding during pregnancy; periods do not occur at this time. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and still have a period?

Well: You can have some bleeding during pregnancy but it's not the same as the menstrual bleeding that occurs with a normal cycle. Same blood, different physiology. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant even if i got my period?

Is it possible to be pregnant even if i got my period?

No, but: If you had a normal period after the episode of sex, you would not be pregnant. However, bleeding can occur when pregnant. When in doubt take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it okay to be pregnant and still have period?

No: If you have a normal period after the sexual act that is question, then you would not be pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant, and have the implanon, but still get a period?

Is it possible to be pregnant,  and have the implanon,  but still get a period?

Possible, not likely: Implanon is not 100% effective in preventing pregnancy, so you could be pregnant. As far as a period, it would not be expected during pregnancy, but first trimester bleeding can be misinterpreted as a period in such cases. Check a home pregnancy test asap and see your gynecologist to find out what is going on. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant?

No: Periods stop when pregnancy occurs. Bleeding at any point in pregnancy is not normal. You should be evaluated by your doctor to check the status of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is is ever possible to have period and be pregnant?

Is is ever possible to have period and be pregnant?

See below: 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected period because of implantation bleeding. This gives them the impression that they are having their period, when they are, in fact, pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period for five days and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period for five days and still be pregnant?

No - BUT: You could bleed for five days and possibly still be pregnant. Once you have an actual period you are no longer pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant even though I got my period?

No: If you had a menstrual period, you are not pregnant. On the other hand, it is possible to be pregnant and have vaginal bleeding that may seem like a period. For example, loss of an early pregnancy will cause bleeding. More worrisome is the possibility of bleeding from an ectopic pregnancy. If it's possible you are pregnant, see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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I have my period, is it possible to still be pregnant ?

YES: It could be bloody show of the pregnancy; u need to have pregnancy test if you suspect for any reasons. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a miscarriage and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a miscarriage and still be pregnant?

Yes, but...: A woman would have to start out with twins (or triplets). Then, one baby fetus dies, and the other one keeps growing. It's called Vanishing Twin syndrome when 2 babies appear on an ultrasound scan, and then there is only one baby on later scans. If the pregnancy is very early, or if one hasn't even done a pregnancy test, one can just start by doing a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be Pregnant and still have periods ?

Is it possible to be Pregnant and still have periods ?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. When you are pregnant you do not have menstrual cycle's. If you are pregnant and deleting this is a cause for concern and should be investigated by your doctor ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and still get your period?

No: It is possible to bleed while you are pregnant but that is not the same as having your period. Your period is the shedding of the endometrial lining when one does not get pregnant. Have you checked a pregnancy test? ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have a period and be pregnant?

Is it possible for me to have a period and be pregnant?

No: It is not possible to menstruate while pregnant. Many women have isolated vaginal bleeding while pregnant, that's common: but it's not menstruation, and not your period. Anyone who says so doesn't understand the endocrinology of menstruation, that's pure myth. i be helpful. If you are concerned about pregnancy a home test may be helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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