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Can girl get pregnant if she had sex before her period and then she had her regular period and test show that she is pregnant?

Can girl get pregnant if she had sex before her period and then she had her regular period and test show that she is pregnant?

Yes: You can get pregnant if you had unprotected sex when you ovulated. If a test shows you are pregnant now, then the bleeding that you had was not a period. See your obgyn soon if the bleeding continues and good luck! ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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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Can a girl get pregnant if she has sex during her period?

Can a girl get pregnant if she has sex during her period?

Yes.: Young women (teenagers especially) have erratic menstrual cycles and ovulate unpredictably. If the unhygienic practice of vaginal intercourse during menstruation happens to coincide with an ovulatory event, then you can and will get pregnant with up to 30% chance per cycle. Remember that sperm lives for up to 5 days in your genital tract, thus conception can occur after intercourse. Folate (folic acid) 1-5 mg! ...Read more

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Can my wife still have her period if she's pregnant? She feels she is. Is it ok to take the pregnancy test during periods?

Can my wife still have her period if she's pregnant? She feels she is. Is it ok to take the pregnancy test during periods?

IS she pregnant?: Bleeding during a known pregnancy is a serious symptom. She may be losing the pregnancy. Contact your obstetrician right away if she is having a regular period it is unlikely she is pregnant but there is no harm in using a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant if she had sex during her period?

Can a woman get pregnant if she had sex during her period?

Usually not: If the bleeding truly represents the end of a cycle, then ovulation is not occurring during this time. ...Read more

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Can a gal get pregnant having sex week befor her periods n she gets her periods?

Can a gal get pregnant having sex week befor her periods n she gets her periods?

Yes: Some women have bleeding in early pregnancy that can seem like a normal period. It's best to do a pregnancy test and in the future use reliable contraception. ...Read more

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If u have unprotected sex 5 days before she got her period can she be pregnant? She has irregular cycle and missed her period for 2 months before that

If u have unprotected sex 5 days before she got her period can she be pregnant? She has irregular cycle and missed her period for 2 months before that

Hmmm....: Women who have an irregular cycle do not know when they are 5 days before their next period, because they don't know when their next period is supposed to come (the best they can do is guess). That's why such women's menstrual periods are called "irregular." If having pregnancy worries, one can do a home pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. The results are very accurate by that time. ...Read more

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Can a girl get pregnant if she has her period the day after unprotected sex?

Can a girl get pregnant if she has her period the day after unprotected sex?

Low risk but some: There is a possibility of pregnancy from any unprotected sex at any day of a womans cycle,including during menses. It is low just prir to or during menses, but there is some.This would be more likely if she has a pattern of irregularity, which leads to irregularity in egg release. ...Read more

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My wife has missed her period does not have a set date for her monthly period can she be pregnant?

My wife has missed her period does not have a set date for her monthly period can she be pregnant?

Yes: If she's had unprotected sex she can be pregnant, for sure. She can do a home test today to find out. ...Read more

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We are trying to have a baby me and my wife had intercourse during her fertile period however she did not miss her period after having intercourse doe?

We are trying to have a baby me and my wife had intercourse during her fertile period however she did not miss her period after having intercourse doe?

It can take time: It can take more than one month for pregnancy to occur. If she's under age 35, infertility is defined as no pregnancy after a year of trying; six months if she's over 35. If you think there may be a problem you should see a board certified reproductive endocrinologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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If a girl has sex 4days prior to her expected periods n if she gets her periods does that mean she is pregnant?

If a girl has sex 4days prior to her  expected periods n if she gets her periods does that mean she is pregnant?

Yes.: If a normal period comes at the expected time, that means there is no pregnancy. Occasionally a woman will bleed some during early pregnancy, but it won't be like a normal period coming when expected. ...Read more

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Will a pregnant woman or her baby get sick if she does painting during pregnancy?

Will a pregnant woman or her baby get sick if she does painting during pregnancy?

Maybe!: Many painting products are toxic and can potentially cause harm. Painting in a home is likely better left to other non-pregnant people. If you must, use of a mask during painting is suggested. Be sure the room is well ventilated during and after painting, and if possible use low-fume and rapid drying materials. Also, be sure to avoid direct skin contact with the paint as much as possible. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant 2 weeks before her period is due?

Can a woman get pregnant 2 weeks before her period is due?

Yes: Two weeks prior to the onset of a menstrual period is actually the most fertile time in the menstrual cycle. This usually occurs on cycle 16-18 if you count the first day of your period as cycle day 1. ...Read more

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How can a woman get her period while pregnant?

How can a woman get her period while pregnant?

She cannot: During a normal menstrual period, a woman's uterus sheds (loses) its lining, leading to the bleeding... and she gets a new lining the next cycle. If she were pregnant, and replaced the lining of her uterus, the pregnancy would be lost too. Pregnant women do get vaginal bleeding sometimes, but it is not a menstrual period (even if it sort of looks like one). ...Read more

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My wife was prescribed metformin to get pregnant. How long should she continue taking it after she is pregnant.?

My wife was prescribed metformin to get pregnant.  How long should she continue taking it after she is pregnant.?

1st Trimester: Most physicians have women stop taking metformin sometime in the 1st trimester. Typically women on metformin also have some Insulin resistance, it's important to have a glucose tolerance test in the 1st trimester to check for gestational diabetes. I recommend women go off their metformin after getting pregnant, have the glucose test and then use more typical agents for glucose control if need. ...Read more

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If she has sex a day before her period and she does get pregnant, will she see her period the next day ?

If she has sex a day before her period and she does get pregnant, will she see her period the next day ?

Either...Or...but: ...not Both. Both cannot happen. Humans cannot get pregnant and have a menstrual period the next day. Having the period means a woman did not just get pregnant the day before. However, a woman can get pregnant the day before her EXPECTED period date (usually due to ovulating later than usual), but then she would not get her menstrual period. Pregnant women do not have regular menstrual periods. ...Read more

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I'm curious: If a woman ovulates during her period when is she going to get her next menstruation?

I'm curious: If a woman ovulates during her period when is she going to get her next menstruation?

Impossible: a true menstration will always occur 2 weeks after an ovulation that does not undergo fertilization. It is not possible to release an egg when you are bleeding because in order to bleed you had to have released an egg previously and it takes too much time for another to develop. ...Read more

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If a girl had sex on her period or right after her period how likely is she to get pregnant?

If a girl had sex on her period or right after her period how likely is she to get pregnant?

Possible: Anytime you have unprotected sex, there is a possibility of pregnancy. People are not as predictable as we might like and both sperm and egg have been known to be viable longer than expected. Always use condoms for std protection and another effective birth control method when you have sex, if being a parent is not something you want at this time! ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


Menstrual Period (Definition)

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