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Unprotected sex about a week after my last period?

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Unprotected sex 5 days ago.. about a week after my last period, chances of me being pregnant?


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replied September 15th, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A26874
Hi,
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You are closer to your ovulation time (most fertile days) after you finish with your periods. For a regular menstrual cycle of 28-30 days, fertile days would be between day 8-18 taking day 1 as first day of bleeding. Unprotected intercourse during this time can lead to pregnancy. Wait and watch for your next periods. Look out for development of any new symptoms. If you do not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you develop symptoms suggestive of pregnancy, 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). Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if you intend to remain sexually active, consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact.
Take care.



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