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a sign of early pregnancy or sign of menstruation?

I had my period last september 27, 2013 then had sex with my husband on october4,10,13 and 20,2013. But after we had sex last october 10, id been experiencing lower back pain, stomach cramps and even pain in my ovaries. And got brown discharges last october 19 with very pain in my ovaries. What does it mean? Is it a sign of early pregnancy or sign of menstruation?
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replied October 20th, 2013
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What you experienced on Oct 10 could have been ovulation.

It is really not possible to say if you are pregnant. Even if you had unprotected sex on your most fertile days, there is still a pretty good chance you are not pregnant.

Take a pregnancy test 7 days after your period is late, and repeat it 7 days later to make sure.

Best of luck TTC! The average couple takes at least 3 months of trying, so hang in there and keep the sex fun.
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replied September 9th, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF !

I went through your query and i understand your concern.Pain and cramping often follows sex as the uteruine contractions are activated with orgasm. And brown discharge types of things could be due to irritation but it could be implantation bleed. So you should have to wait till your periods. If your periods are missed or pregnancy symptoms followed then you can try the pregnancy test.

Take care
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