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Chances of pregnancy, intercourse was 2 days before my period - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   The last time I had sexual intercourse was 2 days before my period. My period lasted 7 whole days. However, I haven't gotten my menstrual cycle this month. Could I be pregnant?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   22
Doctor :   Are your period regular in the past?
User :   not always
Doctor :   How irregular are your periods?
Doctor :   * I mean how often are your period irregular?
User :   they are usually just off by about 4 or 5 days..
User :   it only happens about 4 or 5 times a month
User :   besides that, i am regular
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain.
User :   ok
Doctor :   One of the family planning method is calender method of family planning.
Doctor :   According to this method, pregnancy is most likely
Doctor :   following an unprotected sexual intercourse during the most fertile period of the month.
User :   but I was also on birth control
Doctor :   This usually falls during the middle days of menstrual cycle.
Doctor :   Taking into consideration, that the sexual intercourse was a couple of days before the periods, and the fact that you are on birth control pills,
Doctor :   the chances of you being pregnant now are close to impossible.
Doctor :   The unusual bleeding you had may be the effects of stress factors and the birth pills that you are on.
Doctor :   Hence you need not worry.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes,
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   I must admit I have been under a lot of stress lately, so that could be it?
Doctor :   Yes, stress plays a major role in regulating periods.
User :   ok
User :   thank you very much for your time
Doctor :   And while you are on birth control pills which inturn can cause bleeding irregularities,
Doctor :   stress symptoms can cause prenounced symptoms.
Doctor :   So that should be it.
User :   oh... ok
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no
User :   that will all
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
User :   will be all*
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   thank you for your time
User :   bye
Doctor :   Have a great year!!
User :   likewise!
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