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What are the chances for me to conceive as I had unprotected sex on the 9th day of my periods ?

I had my periods spotting on May 21 and my regular periods on May 22. I had unprotected sex on May 30 (afternoon.) I feel today is my ovulation date(stretch white discharge.) Are there chances of pregnancy . Can any one explain how long will the capacity of a sperm last inside the females body
Asked On : Mon, 6 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
if we are count in the SAFE PERIOD METHOD then there is no chance of pregnancy
but be aware this method is not 100% effective and safe
so u must take other precaution also
sperm can alive average 48 hrs inside female organ
one report say it can stay alive up to 5 days
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General & Family Physician Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale's  Response
the sperms are active in female body for4 to5 had intercourse on 9th day of menses & your14th day was yesterday --- so you do have chance of conception this time.
wish you all the best!
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hi jemila

welcome to health care magic

good question bt difficult to answer as it depends on the individual longevity of sperm, the internal metabolic capacity of sperm, the environment of the vagina (body temperature, ph levels, relative acidity), the presence of cervical mucus, the quality of cervical mucus, the ability of the sperm to get out of the vagina and into the womb, and the presence of sperm antagonists like immunity securing white-blood cells.

On average, we can expect sperm to survive just a day or two, and given more optimum conditions or luckier happenstance, a handful of days more.

Of course, with each passing day more and more sperm die and the odds of conceiving diminish

need not worry wait for your menses date if it get delay for 1 week you need to go for pregnancy test and consult gynaecologist.

good luck
Answered: Mon, 6 Jun 2011
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