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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. Michael Gabor
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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: Not all vaginal bleeding is a regular menstrual cycle with ovulation. Anovulatory bleeding is quite common. It is typically less predictable in terms of cycle length and bleeding duration. ...Read more

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Can u have your period and be pregnant?

Can u have your period and be pregnant?

No but: You can have bleeding during pregnancy. It is not your period, but rather, bleeding related to the pregnancy. While this is of low concern in most cases, any bleeding during pregnancy should be checked with your OB provider. ...Read more

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Can you get your period and be pregnant?

Can you get your period and be pregnant?

If you have a: normal period - that means you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you see your period and be pregnant?

Can you see your period and be pregnant?

No: If u are preg the bleeding is not your epriod , u can have bleeding in early pregnancy with either a normal or abnormal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you start your period and be pregnant?

Can you start your period and be pregnant?

See below: Up to 30% of pregnant people will bleed during their expected menses due to implantation bleeding. This leads to conusion because these women may not know they're pregnant. They'll think that they got pregnant during their period when they didn't. ...Read more

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Can you still have your period and be pregnant?

Can you still have your period and be pregnant?

Yes: Sometimes people will have vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy and mistake it for their period and some people will have vaginal bleeding every few weeks in early pregnancy that can be mistaken for menses. Just having vaginal bleeding is not a guarantee that you aren't pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you have your period and be pregnant at the same time?

Can you have your period and be pregnant at the same time?

No: Technically if you are pregnant you can't have a period. It is possible to have some pregnancy related bleeding but this is not a period. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can u be on your period and be pregnant? I heard both ways?

Can u be on your period and be pregnant? I heard both ways?

Its confusing: 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 get your period and be pregnant or is that bad complication?

Is it possible to get your period and be pregnant or is that bad complication?

See below: Up to 30% of pregnant people will bleed during their expected menses due to implantation bleeding. This leads to conusion because these women may not know they're pregnant. They'll think that they got pregnant during their period when they didn't. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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