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ask: will i get pregnant if i had sex on the 10th day of my cycle?):

By Anonymous

me and my bf had sex on my 10th day of my cycle.but i'm not sure whether his sprem went inside my vagina anot.so i'm not sure whether i could get pregnant.will i?

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Alison Beaver

There is a chance that you can become pregnant when having unprotected sex anytime during your cycle.

The time that women are most fertile is in mid-cycle (typically referred to as the 10 days surrounding "day 14" of a 28-day cycle). This means having sex on days 10-19 are fair game for being fertile, as the sperm can live inside a woman's vagina near the cervix for 3-5 days (depending on many factors). Your cycle can also change month-to-month, and may not be a regular 28-day...this is used more for ease-of-conversation than a norm. Women can have 24-day cycles or 32-day cycles..these are normal to. Women can ovulate at different times of their cycle.

I realize this information is not helping your particular situation---there is no way for us to know if your chances of being pregnant. Yes, it is possible that you could be pregnant from having unprotected sex in-between your periods.

- How long ago did you have unprotected sex?
- When are you expecting your next period?

- Do you have access to a Gynecologist, so that you can discuss your birth control options for the future?
- Are you able to talk with your partner about using a condom to protect yourself and him from an unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases?

July 19, 2009 - 7:43am
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Anonymous (reply to Alison Beaver)

what do you mean by how long?i and my bf had it on the 18th of july.and i'm expecting my nxt period on the 6 or 7 of aug.nope,i do not have access to a gynecologist as i was afraid.and these two days i'm having either yellow or brown discharge.could something happen?):

July 20, 2009 - 6:39am
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