three days after having unprotected sex I had spotting, then light bleeding. I had cramps and brown spotting the day before I had sex. My period was due a week after I had sex, but when I did bleed it wasn't a normal period (which is normally very heavy and lasts 6 days, not 3). Since I have felt very tired, emotional, sore breasts, dizzy, nauseous and not like myself. I have had a lot of cervical mucus too. It has been 17 days since I had sex. Could I be pregnant? I was birth control but had been taking antibiotics two weeks before I had sex, could it have affected my cycle and I was having ovulation and not pms the day before I had sex?? I am so confused. Thank you for your help.
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Your symptoms (spotting, increased tiredness, emotional/mood changes, sore breasts, dizziness, nausea, increased vaginal discharge) could suggest possibility of pregnancy (especially if you were sexually active without protection during your ovulation time/fertile days). Antibiotic use can also affect the efficacy of your birth control. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. Wait and watch for your next periods. If you did not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you develop any new symptoms, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, you should 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). Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating gynecologist and report any unusual/abnormal/new symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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