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Period is late, having something like period cramps, nausea.

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Hi, guys.

So here is the story, I had sex a week before my period suppose to start. But before I had sex, I've been having lots of stress and been skipping meals sometimes not eating much in a day. So I decided to have sex to relief the stress, and on the day I had sex, I had finally gotten a good healthy meal.

During sex, I had it a couple of times, twice with condom and thrice without but he pulled out before he ejected.

After a week, or actually a few days. I started feeling giddy. And started to eat a lot and get really hungry often. I'm having body aches and feeling tired.
Sometimes I get cramps coming and going.. Recently it was more cramp than the first few ones I had.
After a meal I feel slightly nauseous.

Please help.. I'm not expecting to be pregnant.
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replied June 25th, 2014
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If due to stress you have had a late ovulation, then being sexually active a week before your expected period date can result in pregnancy if you have not used adequate protection (and if you are not on regular birth control measures). The recent symptoms that you describe could suggest pregnancy possibility (few women can experience symptoms suggestive of pregnancy as early as 48 hours of having fruitful intercourse). 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). 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. 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. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.



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