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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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I always have Virginal bleeding during sex and after sex. Pls ma what are d causes or does it also mean that I am pregnant?

I always have Virginal bleeding during sex and after sex. Pls ma what are d causes or does it also mean that I am pregnant?

Coital bleeding: Bleeding during and after sex can be caused by injury to the vagina or cervix, a cervical or endometrial polyp or tumor, and/or endometrial breakage. A GYN MD visit can examine these area when the bleeding occurs and determine the source. Pregnancy is determined by a positive pregnancy test and not bleeding symptoms. ...Read more

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If I have bleeding during sex, could I be pregnant? Been trying for months now after mirena (levonorgestrel) taken out in Feb. Some symptoms, but Neg each month late.

If I have bleeding during sex, could I be pregnant? Been trying for months now after mirena (levonorgestrel) taken out in Feb. Some symptoms, but Neg each month late.

Does not: Sound like you are pregnant. Bleeding after sex has nothing to do with pregnancy. It usually has to do with rough sex with micro tears. It takes the average couple 6 months to conceive and usually. Bit longer after a progesterone IUD has been removed so you are within normal and not showing signs of infertility. Relax and enjoy sex and just let it happen ...Read more

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I was bleeding during sex. Got 4th depo shot may 1. Could I get pregnant from breakthrough bleeding?

I was bleeding during sex. Got 4th depo shot may 1. Could I get pregnant from breakthrough bleeding?

No: DepoProvera protects you well against pregnancy and break through bleeding does not reduce that protection ...Read more

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I have my right Overy stuck to my utris I am 8 weeks pregnant. Could this cause me to have some pain during sex? They is no bleeding afterwards

I have my right Overy stuck to my utris I am 8 weeks pregnant. Could this cause me to have some pain during sex? They is no bleeding afterwards

Pain: Cramping after sex is common in pregnancy. It is usually caused by the uterus. Certainly deep penetration may cause some discomfort with your issue, but it should get better right after sex ends. It might be time to teach your partner that there's no need to always penetrate deeply. ...Read more

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Plan b twice in nov. 2 periods in nov and one this dec. Not pregnant. But I still bleed during sex. Worried about the bleeding.?

Plan b twice in nov. 2 periods in nov and one this dec. Not pregnant. But I still bleed during sex. Worried about the bleeding.?

Poss. Cervix problem: Bleeding after sexual intercourse could be due to cervical infection or growth (polyp).Recommend you see your gyn and also get a pap smear if not done recently. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy bleeding over but pain during sex could it be an ectopic pregnancy?

What to do if I have heavy bleeding over but pain during sex could it be an ectopic pregnancy?

Painful sex.: Please start by going to see a gyn physician. A painful sex in early pregnancy can range from nothing very serious to potentially life threatening conditons like ectopic pregnancy. A ruptured ovarian cyst early in pregnancy can also cause pelvic pain which may get worse during sex. Please don't forget that a pelvic infection can also cause both pain and vaginal bleeding. Again go see a physician. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding during sex and masturbation, no std's or sti's and not pregnant, what to do?

I have been bleeding during sex and masturbation, no std's or sti's and not pregnant, what to do?

See a doctor: At 52, you may have menopausal changes to your vagina with thinning of the lining resulting in some mild bleeding after intercourse or after having anything inside your vagina. However, any significant bleeding is not normal so see a GYN for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I had Sexual intercourse while being on depo, but I was bleeding and didn't know it and only had ONE dose. Is it possible I can get pregnant?

I had Sexual intercourse while being on depo, but I was bleeding and didn't know it and only had ONE dose. Is it possible I can get pregnant?

Probably not, but...: One dose of Depo-provera works fine. To maintain effectiveness, one should get follow-up shots every 12 weeks or so. Of course, any fertile couple having sex has the possibility of a surprise baby, so always be ready for marriage and family life. If worried, a home urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened). ...Read more

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I had sexual intercourse and a while after I started bleeding lightly. I have no pain and currently 6 weeks pregnant. Why is this?

I had sexual intercourse and a while after I started bleeding lightly. I have no pain and currently 6 weeks pregnant. Why is this?

Pregnancy: Hi, that could have been an Implantation bleeding, Implantation is the attachement of the fertilized egg to the lining of the uterus, ...Read more

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I had sexual intercourse on the 5th day of my periods. I took ec pill on 7th day. Have bleeding from 13th day to 15th day, am I pregnant?

I had sexual intercourse on the 5th day of my periods. I took ec pill on 7th day. Have bleeding from 13th day to 15th day, am I pregnant?

Sounds like no: We would suspect pregnancy from the lack of periods not from increased vaginal bleeding. Most likely you are just having irregular bleeding after taking emergency contraception which would disrupt the normal hormonal balance. You can always check a home pregnancy test though to be sure. See your doctor to start long term birth control and prevent this in the future. ...Read more

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What causes a female to bleed when she cums during sex?

What causes a female to bleed when she cums during sex?

Need to be checked: Although you may occasionally see bleeding with sex, this should not be happening on a regular basis whether or not it is associated with orgasm. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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