Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
188 Doctors are Online

Had sex day before periods was due and have missed period. HPT negative. What else?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by
Practicing since : 1989
Answered : 5837 Questions
Hi im lily
I had sex a day before my period was due and now im five days late had a pregnancy test was negative
Been haven't drops of blood when I go to the toilet and wipe please help
Posted Fri, 11 Oct 2013 in Menstruation and Miscarriage
Answered by Dr. Shanti Vennam 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No chance of pregnancy.

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for writing to us.

Having an intercourse just before a period does not cause any pregnancy as ovulation is by far over at that time and it is the safe period. So, please do not worry about pregnancy. It is only that you are perhaps experiencing a delayed cycle as happens often during the normal course of events.

If you happened to have unprotected intercourse during mid-cycle and if you are not on any contraception, you should suspect pregnancy. You can get serum beta-hCG levels assessed to exclude/confirm pregnancy. If excluded, you can safely wait for your normal period or if the spotting persists, see a gynecologist for management of the hormonal imbalance that may have occurred during this cycle.

Sudden disturbances in weight, stress of any form, certain medications and infections can lead to menstrual disturbances.

Hope your query has been answered. Please feel free to contact for further clarifications. I will be happy to help.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an OBGYN

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor