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Possibility of being Pregnant?

i'm 17 and i'm really worried that i could be pregant.
i've been with my boyfriend for 6 months, we waited 4 months before having sex. we've always used a condom while having sex. but one of the last times we had sex, the condom fell off. we didnt realize it for a while...

i didnt think much of it, untill my period was late. but four days after it was due, i got what i took to be my period. a few weeks later thinking about it, i realized it hadnt been my normal cycle.
I usually have a 7 - 8 day cycle. 1 day of heavy cramps. 2 days of heavy bleeding. 1 day of light bleeding. 2 days of nothing. 2 days of light bleeding.
The "period" I got was 3 total days over 7 days. 1 day of medium/light bleeding, 4 days of nothing at all, 1 1/2 day of light bleeding, but it was a darker and not at all like menstration blood?


i think i'm somewhere between 6 and 7 weeks along.
my breasts are insanely sore and my bras no longer fit. i've had to loosen the straps on every single one of them. i also feel incredibly sick & dizzy first thing in the morning & at random times during the day.
i have to pee every hour and a half to two hours.
i've always had mood swings, but never to the extent they are now. i get angry at my boyfriend very easily, which never happens. he's the one person i can never stay angry with. by the middle of the day i need to sit down. i come home from school and take a 2-4hour nap and i'm in bed by midnight every night.
i'm the kind of person that can go to bed at 4 in the morning, to get up at 8:30 and pull a 14 hour shift on my feet all day at work and then go out partying with friends. sleeping this much and always being tired is strange to me.
i'm craving salt and bread. i cant stand fruit juice or garlic(garlic&onions having always been used in my family. i love them both. and to feel the need to be sick when i smell garlic is weird)

i'm a pale girl(yay Irish/Scottish blood!) and i've noticed lately that i always have this pink tinge on my cheeks(i do not wear blush/cover-up/concealer/foundation... mascara is my only makeup) even in the morning when i first wake up. it kind of looks like i have a tiny fever.

i'll be walking down the hallway at school, and i'll be covering my stomach. if i'm watching my friends be stupid with a ball or something that can be kicked/thrown, i turn myself into my boyfriend and use him as a sheild so my stomach wont be hit?

i dont feel any differnt then i have before. but i'm still concerned. my friend is suggesting i feel sick cause of the flu. that my period is now late for a second month in a row, because i'm stressed.
those reasons just dont make sense to me... with everything else.


if annnnyone can help, PLEASE help
i'd appreciate it SO much Smile

-Sammy!
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replied November 7th, 2008
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Have you taken a pregnancy test, Sammy?
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replied November 7th, 2008
no, i havent yet.
but i'm planning to on monday if i still havent gotten my period byt the end of the weekend. i'm planning on just relaxing and taking everything very easy just incase i'm stressed and thats why i havent gotten it.
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replied November 7th, 2008
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A pregnancy test would be less stressful than waiting like you are now.

Honestly, it could be either way. Your period isn't always going to be the same every month and it certainly will change throughout your life.

If you're 6-7 weeks along and getting all these symptoms then you are more than ready to test and there's no reason to wait.

Test this weekend, if its a positive then you need to schedule an appointment with your doctor.

Good luck Sammy
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replied November 7th, 2008
def, see your doctor, if you are pregnant, its best to start your prenatal vitamins, and take care of your body and the baby as soon as you can.
let us know.
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replied November 10th, 2008
i know. but i just wanted to see if i'd get my period on the weekend, just incase it was a few days late. turns out, i didnt get it..

i'm scared shitless that i actually could be pregnant... i'm not sure if i even want to know, even though i know i NEED to know..

i'm testing tomorrow, well today.. i guess.

thanks.
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replied November 10th, 2008
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Any news on the pregnancy test?
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replied November 11th, 2008
not yet.
i ended up feeling incredibly sick yesterday afternoon, so i slept untill dinner. and then i had to watch my sister&brother so i didnt get the chance.

today though.


i got violently sick last night :\. at about three in the morning.
Diareha(i cant spell, sorry!) and i felt like i needed to vomit. i wasnt comfortable in any position. it hurt to be curled up in a ball, and it hurt to lie straight out. the cramping and pain shooting through my middle terrified me. it also left me exhausted. the pain wasnt there for more then 25mins. most of which i spent dry heaving over a sink.
What could that have been :S?
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replied November 11th, 2008
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It could have been anything..

Go get a pregnancy test and take it as soon as you can.
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replied November 11th, 2008
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you definetly need to tes, alot of this could simple be caused from stress and the more you stress without real answers isnt helping you at all.
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replied November 11th, 2008
took the test, it was negative Smile
i got my period a few hours later.

i called my doctor anyway. to see why i might have been feeling strange. she rattled off some side effects of the medication i started a while ago. which, explained some of my symptoms. i'm happy to know now.
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replied November 11th, 2008
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Glad to hear everything worked out! Smile
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