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An_253675 posted:
I am 55 and have not had a period for 4 yrs. can I still get pregnant just having unprotected sex

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Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
Dear An_253675,
Very unlikely. The standard recommendation in the menopause world is that with one year of no periods, you are told that you don't need contraception. So with four years, you should be fine.
Mary Jane


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