1
Medical Questions > Pregnancy Forum > Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Forum

cramping , lower back pain, my legs have never hurt this bad

Must Read
What happens during labor? What do contractions feel like? And how do I know that labor has begun? Read on to learn about birthing basics....
Signs of labor occur after 36 weeks of pregnancy. Learn about the difference between real and false contractions. Plus, we outline signs of delivery complicati...
Almost all women worry about the pain of childbirth. Preparing for childbirth includes thinking about how you'd like to cope with the pain of labor. Read on for...
User Profile
My periods are regular and normally last for 5 days and 2-2.5 days are heavy. 28 day cycle. My period in Oct was from Oct. 25-29. I had unprotected sex on Oct. 30, Nov. 17,18,19, & 21. He did not pull out. I started my period on Nov. 22, it was very light but on the 24th it got heavier. I put a tampon in that night & I left it in for 2 days because I didn't feel that I needed to take it out. On the 26th when I did there was barely anything on it. Then I had unprotected sex on Nov 27th, he did not pull out. I noticed very light spotting the 29th, 30th, & Dec. 1 only when I wiped (brown, pink, one time more like black), needed to put a panty liner on just in case on Fri. but there wasnt really anything on it. heavier yesterday and today, had to change the panty liner twice, but not enough for a tampon, i do notice that sometimes when i go to the bathroom quite a bit comes out. cramping yesterday and today, lower back pain, my legs have never hurt this bad.
is this implantation bleeding?


Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied December 5th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A29161
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you had been sexually active during fertile days, chances of pregnancy are possible and the current symptoms (lighter bleeding, pink/brown spotting, abdominal cramps, low back pain, leg pain) could suggest chances of pregnancy. Wait and see if you get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any other new symptoms. If you do not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you develop any new symptoms, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). You can also consider taking a urine pregnancy test (on an early morning first urine sample) after 7-10 days of missed/altered periods to see if you get positive results, or get it confirmed by a blood HCG test (avoid lot of fluid intake or caffeinated beverage intake in the previous night before test). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest.
Take care.



|
Did you find this post helpful?
This question has been answered by the doctor. This topic is now open for public discussion, however no comments below this point will be answered by a doctor.
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.