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Do I need to seek help for my obsessive compulsive behaviour about thinking I'm pregnant? Or could I actually be?

By Anonymous November 23, 2015 - 10:51am
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I am petrified that I have become pregnant but the thing is I have never had sex, nor direct genital to genital contact. I'll explain my situations. So last month my period was late due to stress, causing it to be fully dark brown in colour for the full cycle. So my period had finished and me and my boyfriend were hanging out. I may or may not have got a small amount if prejaculate on my hands and I can't fully remember if I washed them or not, however I don't remember having the wet substance on my hands, but I've convinced myself that I did. Anyway about 5 mins later I walked home, it took about 4 minutes. When I got there, I went in the toilet. My concern is that I could've got some surviving sperm that was still on my hands into my vagina as I used the same hand to touch the tissue and wipe my vagina with. So weeks after this happened, I got my 'period' on time. It was like my last one but I wasn't late so I don't understand why the period wasn't normal, and it worried me even more as I've read that it could be implantation bleeding. It was an incredibly light flow and I always get cramps but I didn't with these last two periods. So after this period I made a similar mistake. , I got quite a noticeable amount of sperm on my hands and washed it off with hot soapy water, I then pulled my pants down a bit as I had a bit of a wedgie and scared that some sperm from my hands could have survived and transferred somewhere near my vagina. My last situation happened the other day, me and my boyfriend were in a spooning position, I had underwear on, and he was wearing both underwear and cotton shorts. His genitals were close to my butt. I suddenly felt a weird wetness near my butt crack and I was confused to where it came from as it was near to my butt, and didn't seem to Come from my vagina. I checked my boyfriend for any wet patches and he didn't seem to have any, but I've convinced my self that precm leaked into my underwear, when realistically it was probably my own natural lubricant, due to there being no visable wet patches on him. All this might sound a bit crazy but I am genuinely really worried about this, every day I get extremely stressed just thinking about it, I just want some reassurance and some honest opinions on whether any of these situations could actually get me pregnant. There is a place near where I live where I can get a pregnancy test but I'm kinda scared to go and my boyfriend keeps telling me I'm being stupid but this is an issue that I simply can't forget about. If anyone on here recommends any expert on the Internet/email addresses who can answer questions like this please let me know! Thank you so much!

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HI Anon

I have answered this question before - you're not pregnant. There is really nothing else we can say. You don't have to go through each scenario again or continue with "what ifs", nothing you're doing can get you pregnant. You're stressing yourself out for no reason. Talk to your doctor about your anxiety.

November 23, 2015 - 5:26pm
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