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Do you ovulate if you dont have your period?

Okay.  I'm 23 years old and I have a very irregular period.  I only have it every 4 months or so and when I do it is really heavy.  I haven't had my period for about 3 months now.  I recently had sex and the guy came inside of me twice. Stupid mistake, I know.  That was about a week ago.  For the past couple days I have had really bad stomach cramps.  Almost like period cramps but it really isn't time for me to have my period.  I was just wondering if you do ovulate even if you dont have your period? Being pregnant isn't really a concern right now because I am assuming these are just period cramps, but I would like to know the answer just in case I dont start in the next week or so.  Should I worry about being pregnant?  I mean it's only been a week....would I even be able to tell anything yet?  I am pretty sure a test wouldn't work this soon but since I dont really know when I am going to have a missed period I'm not sure when I should take a test if I dont start.  I just need some advice.  I have talked to my mom about this and she just says that I'm stupid for thinking that I could be pregnant but it's my body.  Something just doesn't feel right.  I need help!
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First, why would you let "the guy" come inside of you? I am going to err on the side of stupid, and assume this isn't some one-night stand and that you know his sexual history and have both been tested for stds.

Anyway - irregular periods mean irregular (if at all) ovulation. And you certainly wouldn't know at this point either way if you were pregnant. Many women who do these sort of things, make themselves believe they're pregnant so I would assume this is the case with you. Wait at least 2-3 weeks before you even consider any sort of pregnancy testing. (Altho you can probably start testing for stds now)
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No this was not a one night stand.  I have been with this guy for about 5 years now.  I do know his history, which would be me.  We have both been tested for STDs.  I'm not trying to make myself believe that I am pregnant.  That is the last thing that I want.  I just found it weird that a week after it happened I have cramps like this.  I'm sorry that I am concerned.
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if you do not want to become pregnant then you certainly are playing with fire? no?
are you on BC to regulate your periods or at least on BC so you do not want to get pregnant when you are not ready?
it MAY be too late? you could be pregnant. i would buy an HPT just to check in and see. however, i would not set in stone the results. given your "case"
i would say that it is too early to be feeling symptoms that's for sure. too early (typically) to ovulate although i ovulate wicked early (hence my 5 yr old).
its very difficult for any of us to even guess what could be going on since you are so irregular and of course we dont know your body. have you been for an obgyn appt recently?
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My periods are also irregular the same as yours 2 to 3 times a year and I swear I was ovulating last week. I had the sticky clear discharge and lots of it sorry if tmi. I know I do not ovulate every month though, but I have been preg. before. My periods has always been the same since I started in 7th grade. So yes it is POSSIBLE to ovulate and get preg. with irregular periods. I hope everything works out for you. Good luck.
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i have been pregnant before but i have been trying for over a year now! after last baby july 2006 got depo jag.  went to doctors june 2007 and still wasnt ovulating?? is this to do with depo?? i have started having regular periods again last 3 months! and couple of days ago had gungy clear discharg lasted couple of days! am i ovulating? i got tested for std and yeast infection also a smere but they were all negative! do u think i havent fallen pregnant due to depo?? please help and give me some info
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Hey There

just have a question i was 21 and i had  sex with one over years old and maybe after couple of months i had sex with almost the same age women when i was 21 it was my first time and then i had it again after couple of months plus i use to mastarubute alot almost like on daily basis then i stopped everything and is been 2 years now i am 23 but just last 2 months i had a blowjob from some outside girll ( Hooker) and she had her tongue pierced she  had a round shape metal silver ring her mouth now my penis hole has become wide some times i just think that she left the ring inside my penis is it possible i know it maybe a very stupid question but i am being very honest i need help on this i was virgin when i was 21 but after having sex with those older womens and then (BlwJb) i am just too worried now when i try to mastrubute it takes like maybe 10  minutes because i can feel my penis hole is open wide and i can see the hole maybe half inch deep inside my penis i am so worried what should i do i really need to knwo if anybody can give me a right answer for all of this PLEASE i have stop everything now please who can give me an appropriate answer i will really appreciate it .

Regards
Kramer
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hi are u suppose to have stomach crumbs all threw your perid
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ok so im 18 years old, and i havent had a period in a year, i got on BC in august of last year to regulate my period, but instead i continued to not have one, therefore since jan. of 2007 i have only had 5 periods, 2 b4 the BC and 3 after, my last one was in october of last year.  can i still get pregnant if im not having a period?
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I have always had irregular periods.  This last year they seem to be regulating themselves but once and a while I still do skip a period.  Right now I do believe it would be too soon to tell if you are pregnant...and since you are irregular this could just end up being a period or some spotting or hell just coincidentally just some cramping.  So it looks like you have some time to wait.  

I did want you to know that years ago I stopped having periods for about six months and at the time I was trying to have a baby so I went to the doctors.  They had told me at that time that I was probably not ovulating and therefore not having a period but they were totally wrong.  A few months later I ended up getting pregnant and I had still not been getting periods.  So, just because you arent getting your period every month, dont assume that you arent ovulating.

someone else on here asked about the depo shot...yes sometimes it can take quite a while to get pregnant after being on the depo shot as with any other birth control.  For some women it can take as long as they were on it to get pregnant after stopping it.  But if you are truly concerned with this, it wouldnt hurt to talk with your OB about it and make sure there is nothing else going on.
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I don't have irregular periods but i did have a phase when i did not have a period for 2 months. I went throught all of the dr. visirs and blood work...the whole nine! I had the same ? you have, and my dr. said if there is no period then there is no ovulation! I hope that this info helps a little.... The best way to avoid pregnancy is to be careful and avoid unsafe sex. Alot of us are desperately trying to have a baby and it kind of hurts to see a female become pregnant if that wasn't on her agenda. I hope things work out the way you want them to.
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i havnt had a period in almost 9 months iv been trying to get pregnant but i cant. my mom told me not to worry. His mom keeps blowing it off. But we keep trying. I have a sist on my ovary. i dont know what to do its been a year of trying and iv lost hope.
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I have poly cystic ovarian syndrome which can cause your periods to be very irregular and cause infertility issues. This may be something you want to check for with your doc. We tried once upon a time for a baby, I want to say close to a year, to no avail. then I did get pregnant once, but the very next day I miscarried. This is another problem with pcos.
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ok i know these posts for this subject were a really long time ago but i thought these posts were to help people making rude cooments to someone when they only want help is stupid. mabye you should take peoples feeling into consideration.
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I am 21 yrs old and i have been trying to have a baby with my husband, and so far no luck. I am not taking anything and we dont use condoms. I haven't had a period in over one year. I am heavy set and the doctor checked my theriod. I don't know what to do and i just want to know if you can get pregant or even ovulate is you haven't had a period in that long??
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wow you are really rude person..........you dont care about peoples feeling.....maybe you should check your self for std's....... As for me girls im 21 my last period was in nov 2009....but before that my last period was in march 2009.....so since i got my period i been irregular.... I just started taking BC two weeks ago i really hope i do get my period..... i also whent to obgyn doc and just by looking at me she assumed i have pcos.....my now obgyn had told me you can not be diagnose just by looking you need a blood test to be done ...... she assumed because i have alittle bitt of chin hair and a dark patch on my neck......
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i haven't had a period since the end of February i went to the drs took two blood test both neg and i started feeling like i might be pregnant the last two days can i get pregnant?my periods have always came every month last month was the only month it didn't! help please
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Hi All...

I used to have heavy and long periods up until last Nov. Doc put me on Progestrone and iron pills coz i was anemic from the blood loss. And after that i'v had regular periods for 3 months, feb 17 was my last period. I'm late about 2 months now. I took 2 HPT and 1 blood test about 2 wks ago and they were all neg. I feel so pregnant. I'm hot, hungry and sleepy all the time, nauseaus, heartburn, headaches and lower back ache. Am I crazy to think I'm pregnant even after those neg tests results? My husband and I been trying for 5 months. I'm 33 yrs.
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i havent had a period in about 6 months and i have been trying to get pregnant and i just cant seem to...i have been to the doctor and they said i was fine but what is the problem?
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hi, ive been trying to get pergnant for 6 years. my period always has been irregular because i have only one ovary. i was on the birth control pill and i had regualr periods i stopped takin git like a month ago, an dive ben having unprotected sex to see if i get pregnant i didnt have my period the whole june month. can i still get pregnant?
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I've been on the depo for 2 years and stop ped having a period last september 2009. For that two weeks my breast have been hurting and are getting bigger, i took a pregnancy test and it was negative but i still like i might be pregnant. My husband went with me to my dr yesterday and he was in such a rush that he confused me with maybe another patient. He didnt even exam me i told him about my breast and also that my stomach is bloated all the time and even firm around my abdomenn lower. he said i'm ovulating but i'm not believing that cause i havent had a period in year plus i read that your not supposed to ovulate on the depo. My husband even feels like i might be pregnant and i have been pregnant twice, first time with twins and second with my son so i know when my body is changing so what should i do i kinda want to switch dr's cause my dr wouldn't even feel my stomach like i wanted him to he really didnt do anything but make up excuses for all my symptoms and then tried putting me on another birth control called yaz and i had to tell him i'm on the depo.
so confused
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This could be hormonal, or cervical cysts (the irregular periods that is) as far as the sharp cramps it could be period cramps or actually ovulation cramps. I get this really sharp pain in my sides (It alternates each month) that I used to think was my appendix but it was ovulation.  If you have ovarian cysts it can cause those pains.  To answer your ovulation without a period question the answer is yes you can ovulate without having a period. Your period is meant to cleanse the body and flush out the unfertilized eggs that you release. You ovulate before your period. If you haven't already done so I would go to your OB and talk with them. There are birth controls to help regulate and to help with cysts (if this is what you have).  I wish the best for you and your boyfriend, be careful with that heat of the moment no protection business...;)
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hi i have just turned 19 i im married and me and my husband are trying for baby i havnt had a period for 2 months now i dont have them very often and woundring if i still could get pregnant i only have periods every couple of months i got an implant in my arm to stop me getting pregnant i didnt have a period for 3 years and since i got it out im finding it have to get pregnant now. if you can give me advice please
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Hello I am 22 years old I had my son in September of 2007, I havent had a period since. I got put on the mirena in Nov. after having him, I got off the Mirena  in August of 2010 to try and get pregnant. I still havent got a period and I'm still not pregnant. I dont know whats going on... my doctor keeps saying its normal and it will happen. I'm getting irritated... My son will be 4 I want my kids some what close in age. What else can I do?
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Hi i'm 18 and i've just been diognosed with PCOS. Although i only have 7 systs on my overies i still get irregular periods. last year 1 had 2 periods a year. I know its bad but i've been trying with my partner for years and no luck. it's so upsetting and i'm so young stilll. Ive tried slim fast, healthy eating and the weights a bugger to get off. I don't know what to do to get pregnant :(
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i was diagnosed with pcos @ da age of 16. i have been with my fiance for 6yrs n have been trying to conceive. so i get my periods every 40 to 60 days cuz they r very irregular. im also insulin resistant n have low hormones. i will be starting 100mg of clomid on my next period. my question is what is the guarantees that i will get pregnant. because at this point im all out of options. please any one with this problem help me out because i want a baby n been unsuccessful for 6yrs
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i have PCOS did 3 rounds of clomid 100 mg n NO success.% months later i figured oh well ill adopt.we adopted n i was pregnnat with in 2 months of adopting!No MEDs mor anything!3 yrs have passed n im trying to get pregnant again 3 rounds of clomid again n unsuccessful.im gna just let nature take its course.also i went on a low calorie high work out n ive lost 69 lbs so far.my periods have returned and i feel great!also ive always been on metformin 1750 mg and folic acid n prenatal vitamins.(folic acid helps prevent miscarrage (miscarriage)).GOOD LUCK ALL!
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You where so harsh om her.
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Hi, I am 23 years old and I have always had irregular periods. The last time I've had a period was 15months ago =\ I have been tested and scanned for PCOS and nothing came back possative. Me and my partner are trying to concieve (conceive) and I was wondering whether anybody else could advice me? I tried speaking to my GP a few months back but he seemed rather unsure.... (with PCOS and TTC) not helpful! I'm thinking of taking clomid but I dont know whether that would help increase my chances on getting pregnant??? Irregular periods seem to run through my family, my cousin now has been diagnosed with PCOS, but I'm the only one atm that has no syst on my overies and the LONGEST without a period. Please help x
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I have always had irregular periods. I went on the pill and got preg with my first child in 1993. I was on the pill again after I had her and ten years later I got preg again with my second child. Now I have had a TL and still irregular and I still have a fear at times of getting preg. Yet statics show that a TL is a perm sterilization and the fear still there. I believe that if GOD wants you to have a baby...It will happen. I have also asked alot of OBGYN's and honestly I have never had a straight answer or an answer at all. So lord knows. Now I am a medical student and to be honest a womans body is fasinating and there is never a true answer. The only way to ever prevent preg is to not have sex at all.
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I have nit had a period in 3 to 4 months, and my boyfriend ejaculated in me, and I would like to  know could I still be pregnant, is it possible I was ovulating...
I'm young, scarred, and curious..
Thanks for any help
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could anyone please help..

basically, on the 18th august 2010 i had a forced termination.. since then i have had 2 periods and am getting really worried i'm not going to ever be able to get pregnant again..

is it even possible for me to get pregnant when i am not getting periods?

any advice would be highly appreciated as i'm scared and worried, thanks x
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I have always had irregular periods but after I had my first son, my periods didnt start up again on their own.  It was probably six or seven months with no period.  The dr prescribed medroxyprogesterone to jump start my period again.  They say they dont like you to go more than six months without a period simply because its good for your uterus to shed its lining and clean itself out.  The medication did work but had some side effects for me.  Years later, when I was a newly wed my periods stopped once again.  We were also trying to concieve (conceive) at the time and wondering if it was going to be possible when I hadnt had a period in 6 months or so.  They offered to give me the medication again but I was reluctant to accept it because of the side effects I had before.  I had asked them if I could still become pregnant even without a period and they said its possible but not likely since they didnt think I was ovulating, hence no period.  They offered to set me up with a fertility clinic but I declined at the time.  We were newly weds so we could wait a while before taking that route.  I believe we tried for almost a year before surprise surprise I was pregnant. So don't think that just because you aren't getting periods that you aren't ovulating but I do believe that it is important to get the advice of an obstetrician in case there is a problem.
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Yes you could still get pregnant from that.  Just because you aren't getting your period regularly does NOT necessarily mean that you are not ovulating and can't get pregnant.  If you aren't ready for a baby always use some form of birth control.  I had a baby at 16 because me and my boyfriend at the time thought that as long as he pulled out before finishing that we would be fine.  
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Ok so im married, been with my husband for six yrs. Ive never been pregnant before and we have been trying for six yrs. Nothing at all. I dont get a regular period, maybe 3 a yr. Went to the doc and she gave me hormone pills, but still no luck. How do I know when im ovulating, need help assp?
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Ok so im married have been with my hubby for 6yrs. We have been tryn to have a child for 5yrs and still nothing. I went to the foc she said its nothing wrong with me. Although I dont get a regular pd, so I think that's making it harder. How do I know when im ovulating if I dnt get a regular period. This is so stressful. I dnt know what else to do, it depresesses me.
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I'm 15 years old and was taking BC ( birth control ) last year , ( the pill ) &&&& now I only come on my period 4 times a year ... But I don't come on February - September .. If I have sex between them months I don't come on my period , is it possible that I can still get pregnant ? The ' birth control is cleared out my system
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