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So, this whole past month my boyfriend (of three years) and I had unprotected sex multiple times. Only once, did he believe that he didn't pull out soon enough, but I thought he did...anyways, I started having odd symptoms. I've had a pregnancy scare before but this was totally different. I never get cramps for one, and a week and a half before my period I had them! :/ I've been feeling super sick to my stomach for three weeks now. My breasts got to a point where they were unbearably tender, and my boyfried looked straight at me and said, "ummm honey usually that means youre pregnant." I just laughed and said, "hahaha no.i dont think so.". But since the cramps, I had been going to the bathroom armed with a tampon just to keep discovering it's not early, nor on time. My period was FIVE DAYS late, and then I figured ok. This never has happened, I must be pregnant for real this time. But I spoke too soon I guess because the next morning I got my period. It has been way lighter than usual, not even dark red, but i still need a tampon for it. I still feel sick to my stomach, and today (only two days into this "period") I have migraines?? I never get bad headaches if any at all.

I guess my question here is, is there still a possibility even though I did technically get a period but its not anything like it is normally??
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replied October 3rd, 2009
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Sometimes an egg will get fertilized but due to genetic problems with it, your body will prevent it from implanting to protect you. This is called a chemical pregnancy. It most often leads to late and lighter periods. It is also possible (if you test on just the right time) to get a + test and then a - result 2 days later. Because the egg did get fertilized, hCG did get produced and that can cause your breasts to become tender (this is also the hormone that the pregnancy tests test for).

Of course it is impossible for us to know if this is what took place but it sounds like it. You should also take another test in a few days to make sure you are not pregnant.

Best of luck!!
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replied October 4th, 2009
Chemical prenancy..I'm not so sure now. My "period" lasted hardly two full days. (it was more like it was onl 1 3/4 days)...anyways it's stopped 100%. I have nothing now, and normally it lasts five days, and I've never had anything shorter. LikeI stated previousy, this "period" was strong enough to use a tampon but it was a strange "period" for me. I have been putting the word in quotes because it's not really what I woud consider one to be. Oh! I'm still feeling sick to my stomach, and when I feel like I want to eat food? I'll whip up what I think sounds good, eat half of it, and then I feel almost like I could throw up again. I'm not sick with the flu or anything, I have no fever, but I feel sick. I dont understand this..... >Sad
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replied October 6th, 2009
It sounds like you need to take a pregnancy test. Everything you are describing screams pregnancy. So to be on the safe side I would test. You can still get your period while you are pregnant, my aunt had her period with her first child up until 5 months, so it is possible and with your period being lighter andd shorter than normal its very likely you might be pregnant. When was your last "real" period?
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replied October 6th, 2009
yea, I've heard that before. My friend's mom had it happen too. My last "real" period? It was...hmm. Let me look...hold on. I have more to this "story" i guess.

I had a period July 30th - Aug. 4th which was normal. Then, my next one was Aug. 29th -Sept. 3rd, which was also normal. THEN, hardly a week after that period, I had spotting! Like you would if you were pregnant, but it seemed like it wouldnt have been right to spot like that hardly a week after my period, but I still said, "ummmm ok?". Then, it was August 11th I got a sudden and severe UTI which I treated ASAP (very bloody urine...and kidney infection. it was bad.). Treatment worked, and all was well.

Then, one day I started getting cramps. I'm one of the few blessed to never get cramps, so I was thinking umm ok, this is different. That was Sept. 22 and Sept. 23rd. I took ibuprofen, and as it seemed to ease the pain, I was still grinning and bearing it. But it was the second day of the two, the 23rd...I was walking and then I had a SHARP pain that lasted two seconds, no more, and then I was ok.

With my mens. cycle schedule, I SHOULD have expected my period on the 28th of this past month. But it never came. Then, day after day, still nothing. Until one morning I woke up and I had it October 2nd. It wasnt normal though. It was definate bleeding, but it just didnt seem right. It was light red instead of dark. But none the less, I thought I could be pregnant? But I thought you didnt bleed if you were....I got VERY suspicious when it ended short of two days though. And since, I've spotted dirty brown blood here and there.

So yes, I'm either pregnant? Or something else is making BIG problems...I'm not sure. I'm taking a test tomorrow though.
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replied October 8th, 2009
what did your test say
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replied October 8th, 2009
i forgot my paycheck at work last night, and I was going to leave to get it in a few minutes. Then I have to go to the bank, then go to Walgreens. So I'll post results once I have them! Promise.
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replied October 8th, 2009
The test looks pretty negative to me. So I'm not sure whats "wrong" with me. Razz
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replied October 23rd, 2009
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Well if it makes you feel any better my period was 19 days late the I started on day 20 and it lasted for 5 days with day 5 being light brown as usual and then 2 days kater I get light bleeding not enough for a tampon. if u have any suggestions or idea what it might be let me know!!!
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replied October 6th, 2011
well i think i might be preg beause my period is very light and it is the 6 day i be on i use one pad thats throw them hole 6 day and be havein pain down the be just on one side what do this mean anybody know write back
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replied October 19th, 2011
had my period but i feel pregnant...help im confused!
So I had an abortion july 16th.i didnt get my first period until september 19th. It was extremely heavy and as usual it lasted 7 days. Me and my husband are sexually active and we do not protect ourselves. I got my period this month on october 15th. The flow was lighter than usual. I'm a heavy bleeder and it only lasted until yesterday which was oct 18th. Before I got my period I felt all the pregnancy symoptoms. During my period I felt pregnancy symptoms and now that its gone I still have nausea(no vomitting). I been eating way more than I normally do. I spell different weird things. I have two kids and all my pregnancies I felt different. Can I be pregnant? I took a blood test at the e.r. about 5 days after we had sex and it was negative. Was is to early to take the test. I'm so lost and have no clue why I'm feeling this way. I've searched but I never get an answer!
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replied February 10th, 2012
Stop having abortions jerk.
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replied June 28th, 2012
If you don't have anything constructive to day then keep out to yourself. badgering someone about it will do no good. Not to mention she has 2 kids, I'm sure it was not an easy decision. A**hole
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replied September 10th, 2012
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abortion is ones own disicion. yes i wouldnt ever do it myself but i dont disagree with it. thats one womens disicion not yours. you may not agree but keep it to your self. well now that i have that said...... i had feeling of preganncy for awhile 2 weeks ago i had spotting. me and now x fiance had sex on my ovulation day as we were trieng ). just yesterday i had many different pains in my stomach. ( very unusual. ) at 6:30 the smorning i had founmd i was bleeding and in alot of pain all day. ( not to mention i never have really bad pains. usually only slight aches 30 mins or so before period starts.) this period is very odd for me. as mine is ALWAYS heavy and consistant through out it. but today its not light in the sence of color. but im not having a heavy period like usually one pad has lasted me through the day. which usually i use 5-6 a day. :/ plus is painful unlike usual. can anyone give me any advice?
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replied September 16th, 2012
what's my body telling me?
So..I have always had very heavy, painful and straight debilitating periods from 11 years old. PMS was always one week before my cycle, and cramping within hours of needing a tampon and pad. Im 27 now. Nothing has changed at all, aside from now having unprotected sex with my boyfriend, like, all the time. This month (yesterday) I got my period as planned, but it was super light. I didn't get my usual aches, nausea and fluctuating body temperature. I had just been thinking that I was due for my period within the next few days but I hadn't been feeling very PMSy... I needed only a thin panty liner, it was so light. full report: morning color was very light, then the spotting stopped until night, where the color was brown and that was it. no more bleeding or spotting at all. I just cant wrap my head around this sort of amazing period. I wish they were all like this... unless, of course, I'M PREGNANT. what's my body telling me???
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replied October 24th, 2012
Pregnant or not
So I had sore boobs and they were even swollen for like three or four days. Then I started my period two days late . Well I think it was my period. It's much lighter and only lasted three days gradually growing lighter during that time. I tested neg the day before I started. Could I be preg or just abnormal period
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replied November 25th, 2012
symptons of pregnancy
i feel like iam pregnant too but yesterday i had wiped like a brown color and today ibhad a really light.light red..but when i squeeze my nipples milk comes out nd my daughter is a year nd 2mths stopped breast feeding when she was 5mths. i took 3 test one was blank the next said positive than i went to the doctors and it said negative but they didnt do a blood test to make sure if i wasnt really pregnant.. but everyones telling me to do a blood test cause i have even been getting a stomache. any advice??
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replied January 21st, 2014
Could I be pregnant?
I had unprotected sex and a few days later I had what seemed to be a period. It was very light and my periods are NEVER light. It was earlier than it was supposed to be it stopped a day early. Lately I've been feeling sick and have been getting migraines. I also urinate a lot more frequently than normal and I'm more hungry. Could I be pregnant? Please help.
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