I am 16. The last time I had sex was 8 days ago; It was unprotected. I have started bleeding heavily with lots of clots. I also have diarrhea. Cramping. Back pains. Nausea. & I am constantly tired. Could I be pregnant or could this be caused by something else?
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The recent symptoms that you describe could suggest possibility of pregnancy (chances are high if you had been sexually active during your fertile days). You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for your symptoms. If pregnancy is suspected, visit 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, and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact if you are not ready for pregnancy. 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. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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