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Heavy Bleeding 2 weeks early of scheduled period - Miscarriage?

I am 20 years old and my normal 5-6 day period ended on March 3rd and my bf and I had unprotected sex on the 7th. I am not on any BC but he pulled out so we did not think anything of it until the 14th when I began bleeding, similar to my period, and throughout that night I had the most excruciating pain in my abdomen/pelvis. More pain than I have ever had during my period; the pain subsided the next day, March 15th, and went away completely on the 16th. The bleeding continued for the next 8 days, until March 22nd. I have had no other symptoms of pregnancy prior to March 14th; no tender breasts, no nausea, no change in appetite, nothing. I have some slight pain in the vagina that comes and goes, nothing near as bad as the original. Would it be possible to get pregnant and miscarry within a week? I know there are other possible causes of this, I would just like know if this is a likely one. I am scheduled to see the GYN within the next week.

(Also, neither my bf nor I have an STD and the few weeks before the week of March 14th I had been rarely eating while exercising a ton to try and lose a couple pounds before my spring break at the beach.)

P.S. I know that it is unwise and unsafe to have sex without any form of birth control other than withdrawal. Please refrain from lecturing me on this and just provide possible answers to my question. All help is much appreciated!
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replied December 1st, 2017
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

From your post, pregnancy or abortion/miscarriage seems unlikely. Is this the first time you had mid-cycle bleeding or this sort? The earliest you would have had a miscarriage is on the date of your next period or maybe a couple of days before that.

Maybe the bleeding is due to injury or due to a polyp or fibroid or due to infection. If you have had this type of bleeding before also, then hormonal imbalance too should be looked into.

Please consult your healthcare provider for further guidance. This reply to your query is just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit and treatment by a doctor who can examine you. Hope this helped you in making an informed decision about your health. Take care!



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