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Fingernails growing - symptom of fertiliy?

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I was wondering if you could help me, I had sexual intercourse every day throughout my 6 day open window, except I didn't have sex the day I actually ovulated, however had sexual intercourse quite late the night before ovulation day. what is the chances of me getting pregnant?

I have noticed in the past couple days my finger nails have randomly started to grow quite fast and seem to be strong. I have never ever been able to grow my nails.

Could this be linked to early pregnancy?

Hope u can help


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replied February 27th, 2013
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Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

According to the description provided by you possibility of pregnancy seems to be present as in a regular cycle ovulation and nearing ovulation days are unsafe and having unprotected contact during that time carries high chances of pregnancy. Sperms can survive in the female genital tract for about 5 days so any unprotected contact should be avoided during ovulation.

Right now just wait for the periods to start and in case they are missed then after a week get a Urine test done for pregnancy determination. Finger nail growth cannot be just pregnancy symptom. The first symptom suggestive of possible conception is missed period.

Take care!


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