I had unprotected sex with my hubby on June 11 and 20th! I stopped BC in the end of May! I was spotting on the 20th when we had sex. He finishes in me everytime! A couple days later the spotting had gone from red/brownish to light pink and mucus. I kept telling myself it was normal and to early for implantation bleeding. Then I started getting cramps on my lower left side. I keep telling myself I can't be pregnant because I was spotting and because my maternal grandma and my mom had trouble conceiving. when I wiped I noticed a couple days ago I have had an increase in disharge and there was a huge jelly clear like clump of discharge I have never had that before, the next day it was pale yellow. NOW to my question! I noticed early this week that when I lay on my stomach or side mainly I feel this heavy hard pressure in my lower abdomen. I keep telling myself it's nothing. My husband swears I am pregnant but we are still waiting to test. Even when I lay on my back I feel the pressure in my lower abdomen but not as much. No I am not constipated. Is this normal? Did you have this is really early pregnancy or before finding out you were pregnant? We want a family so bad! Have you experienced this pressure or feeling? *Period isn't due for a couple more days*
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The symptoms of altered discharge, pelvic pressure/heaviness, and abdominal cramps that you describe could suggest possibility of pregnancy. Pregnancy chances are possible if you have been sexually active after stopping with birth control use (especially if your fertility/ovulation has returned back to normal). The spotting that you describe (occurring within 6-12 days of ovulation/fruitful intercourse) could be suggestive of probable implantation bleeding (if you are pregnant). Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period days, or if you have abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, further evaluation would be done to look for the underlying cause for your symptoms. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms and regulate your periods. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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