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Cramps during periods /pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello, is it the same doctor on here for the past couple of hours?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please continue
User :   great then you know my story
User :   my gf stopped having cramps now
User :is it a bad sign
Doctor :   Does she have the cramps every time before a period?
User :   yes
User :   usually a few days before
User :and then the day of
User :   she had cramps 3 days ago
User :   and then again today
User :but now they stopped
User :   and she said they're not continuous
User :   she usually has them, they stop, then they come again etc...
Doctor :Then it is not a sign of pregnancy
User :   is it usual for a woman to have cramps even if she is pregnant
Doctor :   Cramps does not start so early in pregnancy
Doctor :   When is she supposed to get get pregnant
Doctor :   sorry get period
User :   she was supposed to get them thursday
User :but she travelled on that day
User :12 hours flight
User :   and was under a lot of stress
User :   she got cramps on thursday
User :   but then nothing for 2 days
User :   and then again today
Doctor :   So it is just 3 days delayed
User :   yes
User :   but it is enough to worry me
Doctor :   any unnoticeable discharge
Doctor :   or spotting
User :   no discharge so far
Doctor :Ok
User :and as i said
User :   we did not have intercourse
User :   so no penertration
Doctor :   Then my answer is the same wait for 3 more days
User :just rubbing on the outside
Doctor :   I understand
Doctor :   Do not be worried
Doctor :   Just stay calm, she is apprehensive and allay her anxiety first
Doctor :   In fact this anxiety can cause cramps too
User :   which is exactly why i am worried....
User :   because i am worried these or not really signs of a period
Doctor :   Unless you see a spotting
Doctor :   it is not a period
User :   yes i know...i know
User :   im just trying to comfort myself into thinking that she is having PMS
Doctor :   she could be having
User :   another question
User :   what is to do if she does turn out to be pregnant
Doctor :   nothing she has to wait for the period
User :   again in percentage, what is the chance of her getting pregnant by what we did
Doctor :   near to 0%
User :   even if pre-ejaculate did in fact come in contact with her labia majora
Doctor :   Good then this should stop confusing
Doctor :   you
Doctor :   and stop the worry too
User :   that's what i am asking
User :   if it did in fact come in contact with her labia majora
Doctor :   The chances are near to 0%
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting.
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