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I had my period the first of july and had unprotected sex the 17 and 19 now is the 22 and i have this cramps and back pain could i be pregnant?

By Anonymous July 22, 2011 - 9:26pm
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Hi Anon,

Thanks for your question.

Cramps and back pain may be signs of pregnancy, but it is still too soon for you to see those kind of symptoms so they are not from pregnancy unless you were ovulating on the 9th (not likely if you have a 28 day cycle). There is no way of knowing whether or not you could be pregnant until you have a late or missed period. Other causes of back pain include strains, sprains, or spasms, herniated disk, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and fibromyalgia. Cramps can be a sign of an oncoming period.

All the best,


July 23, 2011 - 7:41am
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I forgot to add that i end my period on the 5 of july and had unprotected sex on the 9 we use the pull out method on that day can you get pregnant even if its not your ovulating days and that we use that method ..

July 22, 2011 - 9:51pm
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