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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I am a 20 year old female. My boyfriend came home from leave from Germany for two weeks. Needless to say we had a very active sex life. I am on birth control and was at the time. He did not use a condom which we both agreed on. he left on the 6th of jan and around the 9th of Jan I started spotting and feeling very fatigued. Both are abnormal for me. My period is always on time and I get a full 8 hours of sleep. I also noticed an increase in my breast size. I was wondering if this might be early signs of pregnancy and if it's possible to have signs this early? Our first of intercourse would have been on the Christmas day ending on Jan 6th.
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :  
give me some time to read
User :   That's fine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are ur periods regular?
User :   Always
Doctor :  
when was ur last period?
User :   It started on the 23 od Dec and ended on the 28
Doctor :  
Doctor :   are u taking birth control pills regularly?
User :   For the most part, I take them everyday and try to stay at the same time which is 9am but sometimes I forget and will take it later in the day
Doctor :   did u miss any pill from 28th of last month?
User :   Not day was, there was times where I took it later though
User :   *wise
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
normally the earliest sign of pregnancy is missing a period
User :   It's due in 6 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
its better u wait for 6 more days
Doctor :  
and observe if u miss a period then go for urinary pregnancy kit test
Doctor :  
if u get ur periods after 6 days then u are not pregnant
User :   Would there be any use in taking a home one now? Or would it more then likely read false?
Doctor :  
its better u wait and wach for 6 more days and then take a home test
Doctor :  
u take the test in the morning time around 7
User :   Okay
User :   Besides pregnancy is there anything else which could be causing this bleeding?
Doctor :  
yes harmonal imbalance
User :   I'm only sexual active when he comes home on leave from the military so there are sometimes large spands of times between intercourse
Doctor :  
some times spotting will be there with out any proble also
Doctor :  
whats ur age?
User :   20
Doctor :  
most probably it might not be pregnancy as u are on birth control pills
Doctor :   as pills hacve a sucess rate of almost 99 percent
User :   Okay
Doctor :   is there anything i need to help u with?
User :   No I think that's everything. Thank you
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
please fill the feedback form
User :   Will do
Doctor :  
User :   Bye : )!
Doctor :  
take care
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