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Is feeling bloated normal after sex?

By Anonymous April 1, 2017 - 1:27pm
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It's Saturday today. I lost my virginity on wednesday without protection, he didn't cM inside of me but there was a little bit of pre cM. On Friday the same situation happened, we had sex he didn't cM inside of me and there was pre cM. Today at about 1pm I took the morning after pill, the one that lasts up to 5 days but I have been having really bad abdominal pains and have been feeling really bloated. Is this because I didn't use protection?

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Hi, Anon.

Thank you for your post.

Side effects from emergency contraceptives can include stomach aches, headaches, nausea and a general feeling of being unwell. Symptoms usually start 2-7 days after taking the medication and may or may not include bleeding or spotting. Not all women get symptoms. If you don’t get your next period within a week of its expected date, a pregnancy test is recommended, although the risk is low. You should be using protection if you are having sexual intercourse, even if ejaculation is not taking place as accidents do happen. Pre-ejaculate, in itself, does not contain sperm, but it can pick up sperm (remaining in the urethra) from a recent ejaculation that was not flushed out by urination.


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