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unprotected sex the day after my period?

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i have a quick question..i started my period the 14th of sept.and finished the 19th of sept.me and my boyfriend of 2 yrs had unprotecetd sex on the 20th of sept. is there a chance i could be pregnant??


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replied September 26th, 2011
Getting Pregnant Answer A27120
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out if you have intercourse after finishing with your periods as you get closer to your fertile days/ovulation time after your periods end (for a regular menstrual cycle of 28-30 days, fertile days would be between day 6-18 taking day 1 as first day of bleeding). The sperms once released inside can stay alive for 3-4 days and if you have early ovulation, then pregnancy can result. You should have considered taking emergency contraception within 48 hours of the unprotected intercourse to prevent pregnancy (if you are not ready for baby). Wait and watch for next periods and look out for development of ant new symptoms. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance. 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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