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cramping , lower back pain, my legs have never hurt this bad

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My periods are regular and normally last for 5 days and 2-2.5 days are heavy. 28 day cycle. My period in Oct was from Oct. 25-29. I had unprotected sex on Oct. 30, Nov. 17,18,19, & 21. He did not pull out. I started my period on Nov. 22, it was very light but on the 24th it got heavier. I put a tampon in that night & I left it in for 2 days because I didn't feel that I needed to take it out. On the 26th when I did there was barely anything on it. Then I had unprotected sex on Nov 27th, he did not pull out. I noticed very light spotting the 29th, 30th, & Dec. 1 only when I wiped (brown, pink, one time more like black), needed to put a panty liner on just in case on Fri. but there wasnt really anything on it. heavier yesterday and today, had to change the panty liner twice, but not enough for a tampon, i do notice that sometimes when i go to the bathroom quite a bit comes out. cramping yesterday and today, lower back pain, my legs have never hurt this bad.
is this implantation bleeding?

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replied December 5th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A29161
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you had been sexually active during fertile days, chances of pregnancy are possible and the current symptoms (lighter bleeding, pink/brown spotting, abdominal cramps, low back pain, leg pain) could suggest chances of pregnancy. Wait and see if you get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any other new symptoms. If you do not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you develop any new symptoms, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). You can also consider taking a urine pregnancy test (on an early morning first urine sample) after 7-10 days of missed/altered periods to see if you get positive results, or get it confirmed by a blood HCG test (avoid lot of fluid intake or caffeinated beverage intake in the previous night before test). 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.
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