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15 days late, but had light spotting?!

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I'm 15 days late for my period, I had some light spotting when I was about a week late and it lasted around 3 days but it was mostly brown and discharge, I had some red blood when it was just when i wiped and only happened a couple times. The majority was brown discharge and it was very light. I have thrown up twice. I did have unprotected sex around a month ago (i know i was ovulating,i thought it was just a light period but now i know that i was ovulation bleeding, i cant tell what it is but i know based on how long it lasted). around my nipples have started to turn brown but its not super dark yet. I have been having shooting pains in my breasts. I took a pregnancy test when i was 4 days late and it came out negative, could i be pregnant? I'm very nervous!
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replied December 1st, 2011
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The unprotected intercourse during ovulation time could have lead to pregnancy. The spotting/brown discharge/lighter period could suggest pregnancy chances. The other symptoms that you describe could also suggest pregnancy possibilities. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy and consider visiting your 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). The urine pregnancy test kits can at times keep showing you false negative results during early pregnancy as the kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
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