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Normal periods and ovulation at the same time

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Is it possible to become pregnant if you have unprotected sex the day before your period starts if it only lasts 3 days and you ovulate that same week? I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend on a Sunday started my period on Monday and it only lasted 3 days and than when I did my ovulation strips I was ovulating that week as well. So even tho my period started, could I still have gotten pregnant?

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replied January 11th, 2010
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

It is not possible to have normal periods and ovulation in the same week. Hence, if you were ovulating for sure then those were not your normal periods. If this is the case, you could become pregnant.

If they were your normal periods (if you were expecting your periods on the 28th of December) then the ovulation strips did not show correct results. In this case you cannot be pregnant. Take care!

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