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Am I Pregnant?

By Anonymous August 19, 2010 - 1:03am
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My previous period began on 13/07/2010 and ended on 17/07/2010 and my cycle is always every 28-30 days, but now I have late 6 or 7 days for my next period of August 2010 (36 days afte rmy last period). My breast is swallen, I have period pains but no blood. I dont have any other symptoms. We had unprotected sex on 23/07, and also on 26/07 with ejaculation inside me, also we had regular sex the days after that without ejaculation inside me. I am not under streess and I didnt put any extra weight and I suppose this cannot be the factor of delaying. Should I make a test? or is too soon? do you believe that I am pregnant?

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Hi I just wanted to ask a couple of questions. I ceased taking the pill last month. My period began as expected on the 31st of July after I took my last pill and lasted for around 4 days. On the 18th of August I had unprotected sex with my partner and am presuming that I was ovulating at the time as I had copious amounts of vaginal secretions on both the 18th and 19th. I never usually have such large amounts of cervical fluid and both myself and my partner noticed the change. My cycle has generally been 28-29 days when I wasn't taking the pill. I am currently 2 days late for my period and I know there is a possibility that I may be pregnant.

On the 17th of August I had breast augmentation surgery so naturally my breasts and nipples are very tender so I'm not able to go by that as an indication of possible pregnancy.

I have been having some mild cramping in my lower abdomen and I've also been experiencing a lot of grumbling in my lower bowels. As much as I seem to be having signs of my period coming, it still hasn't appeared. I've even gone so far as to insert a tampon and leave it for a while to see if there is any trace of blood on it when I remove it a little while later.

Just wondering what your thoughts are on all of this.

August 30, 2010 - 5:23am
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Hi again, I made the pregnancy test and came out positive, which is 100% accurate most of the times. I will make tomorrow a blood test to make sure 1000000% and get some advice from doctors because this is my first child. :) We are both excited despite the fact that we didn't program it. Thanks Cary Cook BSN RN for your time and answering to me.

August 19, 2010 - 2:21pm

Any time you have unprotected sex, you risk pregnancy. If you read the many, many threads on this here on the site, you will see we get this question a lot: https://www.empowher.com/condition/pregnancy.

Generally speaking, You can take a home pregnancy test one week after your missed period. Read the instructions on the test you buy to be sure of the timing. Good luck.

August 19, 2010 - 6:33am
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