Will I Ovulate If I was Sexually Active?

Patient

Q: My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant. My question is he and I had intercourse this month while I was ovulating will I still get my period this month or no?

Doctor

A:   In a normal healthy female, you will have menses (uterine bleeding) any time conception and implantation of a fertilized egg does not occur.  The menstrual cycle is not effected by sexual intercourse, only by conceptions and implantation.

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