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Another "Pregnant? or just Stress-induced missed period?" question

By March 30, 2009 - 8:05pm
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The start of my most recent period was on Feb 26 - projected ovulation date being March 14, projected next period March 28 (via MyMonthlyCycles, where I have been keeping track of my period for 1 year). Average cycle - 30 days.

We had protected intercourse on March 3 and 24. The condom didn't break; slipped down maybe an inch but we pushed it right back up.

Now my period is 3 or 4 days late (depending if you count the 28th), with no usual signs of cramping etc that I normally get. Took two HPT's and both came out negative. Discharge looks normal, no tenderness of breasts or anything. I have had a little bit of an upset stomach but I think I may just be getting sick - I am under quite a bit of stress.

I know it's unlikely that I am pregnant, but I am paranoid since I can't afford to have a child right now. I have heard that stress really can throw off a regular period (I have been regular for 8 years now), but I have a hard time believing it since I am so paranoid... help? I don't know what's wrong with me!

Have a GYNO appt coming up in a month, but I'm the type of person who likes to know without going to the doc! It sure would be nice if my period would come!

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Me (24) and my girlfriend (22) are getting a little bit paranoid and here’s what happened.

Her recent period started June 25, 2015.

And she said that there was still a little blood in her urine last July 1, 2015.

We had sex on that day (July 1,2015).

We first showered together with anti- bacterial soap and warm water.

After this, we went to bed and she sucked me off to get me hard then I put on a condom (newly bought with a 2019 expiration date) and we had sex. After several minutes I pulled out because I don’t want to ejaculate inside her even with a condom on. She then jacked me off to finish me (I came inside the condom). After this she took a shower while I checked the condom for holes by filling it up with water. There were no holes evident. Then I showered with soap and warm water after her.

After this we took a warm bath in the tub together with bubbles. This lasted for about 30 minutes. No genital contact happened. We just sat there side by side.

After the bath we again had sex. She then sucked me off to get me hard again and of course I put on another condom. After again several minutes, I felt that I can’t keep my penis hard so we stopped. I removed the condom and she jacked it off. We then went to the comfort room. She washed her hands with tap water and the anti - microbial soap thoroughly and fingered herself on the toilet afterwards. While I jack of in the shower until I came. I showered alone with the soap and the water and she joined me afterwards. After this I picked up the last condom we used and checked it again with water and no holes again were evident.

Take note that I am certain that no direct genital contact happened without a condom.

She also said that the day after (July 2, 2015) there was little blood on her panty liner and I think that that was just remnants of her period since it just ended.

Is there a high risk of pregnancy based on the scenarios above?

Sorry but we are getting a little paranoid.

Sorry for the long post.

Thanks in advance for the reply.

July 8, 2015 - 1:22am
EmpowHER Guest

Hi. I really need help. My last period was on june 6th and we did it on june 19 and 22. I am on a regular 26-29 days cycle. I was supposed to have my period on july 4th but it never came. I took the test july 7 and its negative. I have no other symptoms except for the missed period and the usual cramps. Could i be pregnant?

July 7, 2015 - 3:19pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Just to add, we were using a protection.

July 7, 2015 - 3:29pm
EmpowHER Guest

I really need help. So my boyfriend and I were dry humping. I had my underwear on, and so he decided to rub our genitals together... not even for 5 seconds it was really quick. But here's the thing, I'm certain that we was "dry" and he even confirmed it when I asked. My last period was on Jan. 24-30. I am irregular, but I'm completely paranoid that I might be pregnant. Feb. is almost done, and all I had are minor cramps and sore boobs.

February 23, 2015 - 9:03pm
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I did not have my nuvaring in place because my cycle was suppose to come on and still has not

January 22, 2015 - 7:21pm
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Hi, so my boyfriend and I had sex on Dec.31st/Jan.1st, when we started he wasn't wearing a condom but that was only like a few minutes then he put one on. Anyways my last period was around Dec.20th but I'm not really sure if they are regular but around the 20th of Jan I had some slight cramping and back aches and I had a brownish discharge with a little blood but never got my period, I don't know if I could have just missed it because I've been stressing myself out so much about the possibility of being pregnant. If someone could help me out and tell me if I could possibly be pregnant or if it's too early to take a pregnancy test that would be super appreciated.

January 22, 2015 - 1:47pm
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Hi everyone. I badly needed help. Last period is Nov 20, 2014. We did the deed using pull out method on Dec 6, 2014. He is very sure he didn't cum inside because he's been doing that for a year before with his previous partner and everything is alright then. Until now, I have no sign of period. I took 8 hpts, the last was last Sunday. All came negative. I don't have pregnancy symptoms. When I checked my period trackers, I am fertile when we had sex. Is it possible that I am pregnant? Can't do blood tests as I can't afford it now. I am 24 years old and still now ready to be a mom. :( And after the deed, I've been stressing about it up to now. Please help me.

January 22, 2015 - 2:56am
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So I had sex with my boyfriend 3 or 4days after my fertile days ended (according to my app), and I'm always on time for my period and it was supposed to start today but didn't. I know it might be stress what delays it but I'm also experiencing weird feelings in my stomach, and i dont know if its because im stressed as well or if its a pms or pregnancy symptom. Is it possible to get pregnant because I had unprotected sex once (may I add it was my first time), like 3 or 4 days after my fertile days ended and being 100% sure that he didnt cum?

January 21, 2015 - 8:04pm
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No i did not have one in place because at that time my cycle was suppose to come on and still has not.

January 21, 2015 - 2:08pm
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Okay so here's my dilemma, and I really hope someone replys to me.

So on Jan. 2, 2015 my boyfriend and I were making out, we were outside BTW, and he decided to cum on my stomach, we were standing up so he came a little below my belly button, I was wearing some sweats as well as cotton underwear. When I was cleaning up my belly, I noticed that there was a thin line of sperm on the outside of my sweats. And some dried sperm in my crotch area. My question is, is possible to get pregnant from that? When I changed, I didn't see any wet spots on my private area.. But I was wet from my own fluids.. Can that trigger a possible pregnancy? I have feeling cramps recently, they come and go, can that mean something? My periods are usually irregular, should I be panicking? I'm just really stressed about this.

January 21, 2015 - 12:20am
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