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I had unprotected sex the day after my period lasted. Now, two weeks after, I'm experiencing brown-red spotting. Can I be pregnant?
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replied October 12th, 2011
Hi,
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Having unprotected intercourse after finishing with periods can put you at risk for pregnancy as you become closer to your fertile days after finishing with your periods. For a regular menstrual cycle of 28-30 days, the usual fertile days would lie between day 8-18 taking day 1 as first day of bleeding. Sperms once released inside you can stay alive for 3-5 days and egg once released from ovary can stay alive for 6-7 days. Pre-cum is also known to contain sperms. The spotting that you describe could be suggestive of probable implantation bleeding. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any new symptoms. Wait and watch for your periods. You should consider visiting your gynecologist for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately) if you get abnormal periods, if period do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you develop any new symptoms. Blood HCG levels can show accurate results as early as about 11 days post-conception. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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