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After having unprotected sex during period when to take a pregnancy test?

After having unprotected sex during period when to take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Pregnancy Risk (Definition)

Many women have no problems with pregnancy other than the normal discomforts. Others, however, experience more serious complications that need immediate attention. You may hear your situation referred to as "high risk," and that simply means that if you had certain medical conditions before you were pregnant or had a complication during your pregnancy, you and your baby will be monitored more closely. It is extremely important that you stay in close contact with your doctor and call immediately if you experience any warning signs. Early diagnosis of a problem is important for your health ...Read more


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When is the safest time to have sex? What r the chances of having unprotected sex during period (or day before) in shower could result in pregnancy?

When is the safest time to have sex? What r the chances of having unprotected sex during period (or day before) in shower could result in pregnancy?

Unprotected: Since many young women don't ovulate regularly the answer is don't have unprotected sex unless you're prepared to get pregnant. Doesn't matter if its in the shower, in a tub, in a car or a bed. All the above may result in a pregnancy. Probably time to use a condom and get on the birth control pill. ...Read more

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Difference between spotting during pregnancy and during period.

Difference between spotting during pregnancy and during period.

Emergency: Any bleeding in pregnancy is an emergency and is not expected. If there is any spotting then the OB should be contacted urgently if a female is pregnant. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Whats the pregnancy risk if you have sex on your period?

Whats the pregnancy risk if you have sex on your period?

Low but not zero: You can get pregnant when you ovulate. It would be rare to ovulate during a regular menstrual cycle. However, some people have irregular bleeding can can be ovulating while they are bleeding to be safe, use protection. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex and started my period later on the same day, is there still a pregnancy risk?

I had unprotected sex and started my period later on the same day, is there still a pregnancy risk?

Always At Risk: In this case the risk would be very low, but there is alway a risk. Any time you are having sex, you need to consider the possibility of getting pregnant. If you do not want to get pregnant, then you need to do what ever you can to minimize (reduce) the risk of getting pregnant or not have sex at all. ...Read more

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After my period I restarted the next packet of pills. Is there a pregnancy risk if I had unprotected sex 3 days later?

After my period I restarted the next packet of pills. Is there a pregnancy risk if I had unprotected sex 3 days later?

Risk is small: If the pill was started within 6 days from the onset of the period, it is highly unlikey that you were at the fertile window. If the pill was started too late in the cycle, then the chance of pregnancy increases. ...Read more

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Can i be pregnant and still have my period? Will take home pregnancy test work if i do it during period or should i wait until it's gone?

Can i be pregnant and still have my period? Will take home pregnancy test work if i do it during period or should i wait until it's gone?

No: You cannot be pregnant and have your period. The lining of the uterus is broken down and shed out with menstrual blood during the period to prepare for renewal before the next ovulation. ...Read more

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Having brown blood during period after taking i pill(24 days before). Does it cause pregnancy? I took the 1st pill after 27 hours and 2nd pill 73 hrs.

Having brown blood during period after taking i pill(24 days before). Does it cause pregnancy? I took the 1st pill after 27 hours and 2nd pill 73 hrs.

Morning after pill?: If you took a morning after pill a few weeks ago, it can alter the subsequent period. But if you had unprotected intercourse last cycle, just to be safe, i'd take a pregnancy test. An over the counter test should show positive if conception occurred at least 2 weeks ago. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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