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Is it possible to get pregnant by having intercourse on the 6th day of period?

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Dr. Aarti Abraham

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Posted on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 in Women's Health
Question: doctor i.need ur advice and help.immediately.
i had sex with my partner 17 november(6th day of my periods)..it was my 1st time and i did bleed a little....my husband had used a condom.and after sex we saw the semen inside the comdom.Aftr about 30 to 40 hrs later i took an.unwanted 72..then again on 23rd november i did bleed scanty..as if spotting..and thr was.urine infection ..bledg lasted just fr a day..it stoped on 24th mrng..then as days passed,i did nt have my menses..i had conducted a urine pregnancy test on 4th jamuary in 2 patholabs and results r negative..thn i showd a gynaecologist she adviced me to take meprate..i startd taking meprate on 13 january and.my course finished on 17jan..bt its 20th january and i havenot got my periods.
today morning as i feared amd again did a home pregnancy test,within 5mins i saw one line amd the 2nd.line was.blinking..after 10 mins the 2nd line was nt seen...Im reaally confused that wat is wrong??am i pregnant??i even.had little white discharge during middle..nw thr is.no.more white doacharge..and my husband n i did nt have sex after nov 17..pls cpnfirm me wat is the prob..am i pregnant?im really very tensed..i have no such vomitting signs..bt yes i feel.reaallyy odd coz aftr taking meprate i feel my stomach has swollen..and thr lil inconvinience.
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Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please wait for a few days, you will have your period for sure.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for writing to us with your health concern.
There are no chances of a pregnancy in your case because -
1. Having intercourse on the 6th day of periods is safe, ovulation is impossible at this time.
2. You used a condom which was intact, as checked by you.
3. You took unwanted 72 in addition.
4. You took a test on the 4th of January which is quite reliable since you did not have sex after the 17th of November.
Regarding the confusion of the repeated test, it is possible that you misread the results.
If you wish, you can repeat a test again, and upload the report ( photographic image of the strip ) to me, so that I can again reassure you.
As such, based on your history, I am 100 % sure that you are not pregnant, it cannot be.
The unwanted 72 can lead to menstrual delay by itself.
Also, after finishing Meprate, withdrawal bleeding occurs within a week.
Since you have stopped on the 17th of January, you will bleed anytime uptil the 24th of January.
SO do not worry, wait for a few days.
Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Aarti Abraham 14 hours later
mam thnk u fr ur co concern..bt im rely upset and tensed..im nt getting my pwriods and also by belly os i flated i sometimes feel pain n sumtyms npt
i really thnk u fr bein wid me..should i go fr an ultrasound 2 check iff im.pregnant
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Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 4 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need to relax, these are pre menstrual symptoms.

Detailed Answer:
WHy dont you upload a snap of a new UPT ?
That way you will be reassured.
ALso since you have taken Meprate, you are feeling pre menstrual symptoms.
I can totally understand your anxiety, but these menstrual irregularities are common after taking emergency pill and Meprate.
Dont stress out so much, it will only lead to more delay in periods.
RElax and trust me, you will have your period soon.
Feel free to write in directly anytime using the following link -
http://doctor.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-aarti-abraham/64623
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Aarti Abraham 11 hours later
mam ill do repeat the repeat the test tomowr n will send u the picks..i just want to knw cn i abort in 11 0r12week by medicinees???
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Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 2 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Upload pics.

Detailed Answer:
Medications for abortion are effective upto 7 - 9 weeks , later on surgical abortion is needed.
You are panicking unnecessarily.
Please upload the pics yet.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj
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Follow up: Dr. Aarti Abraham 15 hours later
mam ,myself and my husband have decided we will go for blood serum test to detect the hcg level...actually i am really confused ..i hope ths test will make it clear if at all im pregnant ......i just want 2 ask u certain things
1}mam my last dose of meprate and ycyst forte was on 17th january..will it be fine to take the blood test on 24january ?
2}will meprate last dose affect the pregnancy test ?and will it also affect the urine test?
3}how is the test done i mean is it done taking blood directly ?and at what time of the day ?empty stomach or when ?pls confirm me at the earliest.....
4}i hope ill be completely confirmed after this test iff at all im pregnant
5}ill uplaod the pics of hpt tomorrow morning....
actually the doc i had met has askedme to wait till 27 XXXXXXX fr my periods orelse to go fr another urine test ,the reason y myself and my husband is duin the blood test is its really torturing to wait till 27 and iff at all my chance im pregnant i have to take remedies..soo y late...i just want to knw that will the last dosage of meprate affect my test results on 24 jan?????????
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Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
All answered one by one.

Detailed Answer:
Hi again.
I can totally understand your anxiety.
Let me clarify the remaining doubts for you -
1. You have mentioned the tablet cyst forte for the first time, there was absolutely no need to take it ! Just like there was no need for Meprate - since you have taken them now, no harm done. Since you have taken it, no issue, you can still take the blood test on the 24th of January.
2. NO Meprate does not affect either the blood or the urine pregnancy test.
3. Yes, a blood sample is taken via needle prick, sample can be given at any time of the day, empty stomach is not required.
4. Yes, the test completely confirms pregnancy.
5. Yes, will await the pics.
No again, Meprate will not affect the test results.
Furthermore, I think you will definitely bleed by then.
You have to take my word for it.
Else if the pregnancy test is negative, then please go for a pelvic ultrasound scan and hormonal levels to know the reason for missed periods.
Relax, I am 100 % sure that you are not pregnant.
Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Bhagyalaxmi Nalaparaju
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