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my husband and I are trying to get pregnant, I've been trying to track my cycle. Recently finished my period and had intercourse with my husband 2days ago. Now I feel like I have period cramps. What could that be and why am I feeling cramps right after my period? What do the cramps mean? Should we continue trying?

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replied December 20th, 2011
Ovulation and Ovaries Answer A29595
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You are closer to your fertile days after finishing with your periods. If you are not pregnant, then the cramps could indicate ovulation. You can continue to have intercourse. If you have had unprotected intercourse (and have had early ovulation in your menstrual cycle), chances of pregnancy is possible. The abdominal cramps could also suggest probable implantation bleed. Wait and watch for your next periods. If you do not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you develop any new symptoms, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Consider being 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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