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am i pregnant? been having mild cramps headaches heartburn

My last period was Nov 25 my high fertility days were between 4-9 of Dec I had sex on the 3rd of dec and again on the 9th he pulled out both times but I've been having mild cramps headaches heartburn nausea and back pain on and off every since totally not normal for me my period isn't due til 21st of Dec so I have 9 days left just wondering if I could be pregnant
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replied December 15th, 2013
Hi,
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Few women can start experiencing symptoms as early as 48 hours after fruitful intercourse. The appearance of symptoms depends on how your body reacts to the changing hormonal status during pregnancy. The intercourse during your peak fertile days or closer to your ovulation day is likely to result in pregnancy. If fertile mucus had been present at time of intercourse, sperms can stay alive for 5-7 days and fertilize the egg upon ovulation. After ovulation, egg has only 24-48 hours to get fertilized. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any new symptoms. If the symptoms suggestive of pregnancy are persistent, or if your usual periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you have got abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
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