I had protected sex a week ago. Soon after we started, the condom broke but we realized straight away and changed it before anything happened. Two days later I got my period (around the time when I was supposed to get it). It was a regular period, 5-6 days long, I had cramps and heavy-ish bleeding with clots (sorry if that is TMI). I was confident that everything was fine, but today I suddenly felt dizzy/lightheaded and slightly nauseous. I started freaking out, could barely eat and now I even feel like my breasts hurt (they didn't until this morning). I know I'm probably making it all up in my head and it was probably something else (I had actually been exercising a bit earlier) but I guess I'm just looking for reassurance. What are the chances of me being pregnant?
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replied October 4th, 2018
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Sex in the week before your period is expected is quite unlikely to result in pregnancy, especially if a normal period arrives on time. Ovulation is two weeks before the period and the egg is good for only one day. You could run a home pregnancy test to be sure.

Your pregnancy signs are probably due to hormones upset for some other reason, possibly an ovarian cyst or glandular upset for which a doctor consult will be necessary. If you can live with the signs for a few weeks your next period might clear things up.
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