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Hello. This is very embarrassing so please don't judge me. My partner had a medical abortion last week. The Day before we had unprotected sex. As we knew you cannot have sex for a period of time after an abortion. The reason it was unprotected was because she was already pregnant. But now we are both extremely concerned, that she could again become pregnant due to this after the abortion? Is this possible? And what are the chances of becoming pregnant from unprotected sex the day before an abortion? I know this is really stupid and embarrassing. But we are extremely concerned.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

No, this is not possible

you cannot become pregnant that quickly. I'm 100% sure

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can you please give me some more information as to why this is 100% not possible from a medical perspective please?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

you can't become pregnant when you are already pregnant.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What about after the abortion? How long will my sperm be able to live inside her? And how quickly could she become fertile again?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

It would take at least a month for things to "reset" to ovulate again and have another child

not possible

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Would the abortion also flush out any remaining sperm that was left behind? I've read that women can be very fertile straight after abortion? Misscarriges? Or child birth? Is this true?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

No, this is not true.