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

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends.

It should be low, but it depends on your age (the older the lower the risk), your period's predictability/regularity and your luck.
You could ovulate early and still conceive from sex during your menses because the spermatozoa survive for up to 5 days in your genital tract.

In brief: Depends.

It should be low, but it depends on your age (the older the lower the risk), your period's predictability/regularity and your luck.
You could ovulate early and still conceive from sex during your menses because the spermatozoa survive for up to 5 days in your genital tract.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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