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I had sex about a week or two before my expected period, what are the chances I'm pregnant? And can you have a period, and still be pregnant?

By September 17, 2009 - 9:31pm
 
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I don't know the exact date of my last period, but I believe it was around August 18th. I've always had a very irregular cycle, going anywhere from 3 to 6 weeks between periods. I had unprotected sex and my boyfriend came inside me on September 11th & 15th. I have several questions. What are the chances that I am pregnant?? At what point, if I don't get my period, should I take a pregnany test (& the results be accurate)?? Is it possible that I might get my period anyway, and still be pregnant? I've read that it is possible, but it's usually an irregular period. Mine are usually fairly light & only last about 3 days. What might be different if I am still pregnant? Also, I can usually tell when I am about to start, I get really awful cramps for about a week before hand. I have not had this at all or any other signs that I might be getting ready to start my period, or that I might be pregnant. Except that I have had to pee a lot. Any information and advice would be helpful, thanks!

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Anonymous

I had unprotected sex on January 1st I've been getting pain in my lower stomach, stomach noises, stomach feels alike hard and cramps but then my period came on the 10th and it was normal but now it's over and my stomach still feel weird, can I still be pregnant ?

January 14, 2017 - 11:48pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

SO WEIRD! My boyfriend and I had unprotected sex on the tenth and I was having the same issues... nausea and stomach cramps, lower back pain, and also very labored breathing. It was difficult to get a deep breath. BUT then my period came on the eighteenth. Yet I am still am having all these issues. Maybe theres some stomach bug going around...
If not, do you think its possible I may be pregnant? I mean theres defintly a period here but i feel awful. Im not sure whats going on...

January 21, 2017 - 11:26pm
HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anon

If you had period 10 days after sex, you are not pregnant. You may have a stomach virus - you can call your doctor about thus.

Best,
Susan

January 16, 2017 - 7:23am
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Anonymous

My boyfriend and I had sex from December 30th -January 3rd multiples times unprotected. He only came inside of me one time on the third. I have always had an irregular period which lasts for 7 days. My last period was on December 1st. After January 3rd I have been feeling super nauseous, tired, weird pullings in my lower stomach but then got my period on January 6th and is a medium flow but yet I still have all these symptoms. My boyfriend and I don't mind having a kid so we didn't really try but yet not try either haha. Is there any way that I might possibly still be pregnant? I would really be blessed if I was !

January 7, 2017 - 11:54am
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

If you miss your period this month, take a home pregnancy test. That is the way to know.

Regards,
Maryann

January 9, 2017 - 10:49am
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Anonymous

I have a question. I had sex 3 times last week and once again two days ago, each time was unprotected and he ejaculated inside of me. Today, I've had really light spotting as if I'm going to get my period. Is it possible to still get pregnant?

November 26, 2016 - 7:03pm
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Yes, it is possible to get pregnant when you have unprotected sex, especially five days before you ovulate and on the day you ovulate.

If this spotting increases to a flow, it is your period. If it does not, and goes away in a day or two, it might be implantation bleeding.

Regards,
Maryann

November 28, 2016 - 11:01am
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Anonymous

I am freaking out. I am 49 and had sex for the first time in 12 years on the 6th of this month. He entered me without a condom for about 12 strokes as our miscommunication came to light. He thought I had my tubes tied. He put on a condom, we continued, and he finished in me with the condom on. I saw it as he stood up and everything looked intact. I believe it also had spermacide on it. Yes, I have had some perimenopause symptoms and also have thyroid disease. I was expecting my period around the 15th and it's not here. I am freaking out. It's not here. I had acprriod of infertility for about 7 years in my twenties. I became fertile myrtle and became pregnant at 34 and again at 35 (while on the pill). What do you think? Since Jan of this year, I have missed two periods. I believe it was perimenopause related but not consecutive misses. I am having intense food cravings (had them in both previous pregnancies) and this morning feel gaggy. Help!

November 18, 2016 - 8:31am
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Take a home pregnancy test. Wait about 2 to 21/2 weeks from the time you had sex until you test.

Levels of hCG can be detected in urine about 12 to 14 days following conception. Since your periods have become irregular, you cannot wait until your next period is late.

Keep in touch,
Maryann

November 18, 2016 - 8:50am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

Thank you. It will be two weeks on Sunday. I will let you know. But aren't my chances pretty small being 49?

November 18, 2016 - 9:02am
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