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Fertilization possibility after unprotected sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I had unprotected sex 3 or 4 times last week. My period was due 2 days ago but is now late. I've taken a pregnancy test but it is negative. Can I still be pregnant?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Date can vary by 10 days
Doctor :   So you may get menstrual bleeding in days
User :   ok
Doctor :   That is acceptable waiting time
Doctor :   But you did the test and it is negative
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do it after 3 days , if negative no have chance pregancy
User :   but the first time I had unprotected sex was 10 days ago, and the last time was maybe 5 days ago
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   By time wise, there is possible uninion of sperm and egg
Doctor :   but not all attempts of intercourse will cause fertilization
User :   ok
Doctor :   So the only way to tell is Testing
Doctor :   If you had sex 10 days ago, by this it would be positive
User :   by now it would be positive?
Doctor :   After fertilization it takes 10-15 days to become the test postive
User :   ok
User :   so maybe in up to 5 days
Doctor :   y
User :   ok
Doctor :   So repeat test in five days
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye
User :   your welcome
User :   goodbye
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