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Is it possible to have your period and be pregnant at the same time?

Is it possible to have your period and be pregnant at the same time?

No: If a woman has her NORMAL regular menstrual period, she is presumed not pregnant. If she thinks she is pregnant, then doing a home urine pregnancy test the week after missing her "normal" period, the week after getting an "strange or abnormal period", or 3 weeks after having sex, should give an accurate result. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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Is it possible to have your period twice while pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period twice while 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.'. ...Read more

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How is it possible to have your period if you are pregnant?

How is it possible to have your period if you are pregnant?

Being Pregnant: Any bleeding in pregnancy is abnormal, unexpected and an emergency. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. ...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 your period while you're pregnant? I've been told yes by some women and no by a nurse..Which is it?

Is it possible to have your period while you're pregnant? I've been told yes by some women and no by a nurse..Which is it?

Not possible but...: While it is absolutely not possible to have a period while you are pregnant it is possible to have bleeding while you are pregnant. The definition of a having a period is the act of shedding the endometrial lining due to not being pregnant. If you are pregnant and having bleeding it is not a period..It is just bleeding and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have your period and be pregnant? I'm not talking about spotiness or light bleeding. I'm talking about a regular med flow.

Is it possible for you to have your period and be pregnant? I'm not talking about spotiness or light bleeding. I'm talking about a regular med flow.

Yes.: Bleeding like a period in early pregnancy may occur due to several different causes. These include an abnormal pregnancy (threatened miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy), implantation bleeding with a normal pregnancy, bleeding from the vagina, cervix or uterus due to causes not directly related to pregnancy, or even due to a false positive pregnancy test with a normal period. ...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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We are trying to get pregnant. Is it possible to have your period and not be ovulating?

We are trying to get pregnant.  Is it possible to have your period and not be ovulating?

Yes. : If you are getting your period every 25-35 days from the beginning of one until the beginning of the next, then you are more likely to be ovulating then if the duration between your periods is longer or shorter. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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