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Missed period, 5 or 6 days late, appetite has increased

Im 16 years old. Me and my boyfriend of a year began having sex in October but everytime we use a condom! The last time we had sex was Jan. 9. I am 5 or 6 days late on my period. It makes no sense though cause we did use a condom, well we used 2 (not at the same time) and also he didnt let anything out. I have had stomach pains a couple times and my appetite has increased a bit. Am I pregnant? Please help!
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replied February 1st, 2012
Hi,
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Condoms do not give you 100% protection, and are associated with failures. If you had been sexually active during your fertile days, chances of pregnancy are possible as suggested by symptoms of delayed periods, abdominal cramps, increased appetite. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/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). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact if you are not ready for pregnancy.
Take care.



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