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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi! i had sex 1 month ago... and he had condom on. Just one sex.. right after i got my period.... but before my period i got maybe 2 more times sex? anyhow... this month... i'm missing my period. I have discharge now. and I was really stressed pass week becuase of uni exams. I haven't had my period for 1 and a half month now. Am I pregnant?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hey
Doctor :   May I know your age? Were you period regular in the past?
User :   19
User :   umm.....
User :   my period sometimes a few days late..
User :   last month... it came 1 week early
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How many days are you late on your present period?
Doctor :   Did you have any more unprotected sexual intercourse after the one you mentioned(few days following periods)?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   If there were no sexual intercourse(following the ones after your period), it is unlikely to cause pregnancy.
Doctor :   Hence pe
Doctor :   *Hence please confirm your history.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   hi
User :   i got it...=="
User :   okok..
User :   so my history..
User :   last month... it came in earlier....
User :   last month it came in 1 week....
Doctor :   Ok
User :   early
User :   my period usualyl suppose to come on the 26th. around.. that time..
User :   but last month it came in on the 20th
User :   and then... it hasn't come in this time yet...
User :   my sexual intercourse after my period.. i had once... but with condom..
User :   right after my period..
User :   i had one time....=="
Doctor :   Can you confirm if you had any more sexual intercourse following this?
User :   only once....
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   after my period..
User :   but before my period i might have maybe 2 or 3 times....=="
User :   but then nothing else
Doctor :   Based on your details, the present delay in your period is unlikely to be due to pregnancy.
User :   ohh...
Doctor :   A normal menstrual period following a few days after unprotected sexual intercourse act as a contraceptive
Doctor :   and hence the chances of you being pregnant following intercourse few days before and after menstrual period is unlikely.
User :   so is it because of stressed of my exams?
User :   i don't really get that?
User :   oh..
User :   so is it becuase of my stressed that my period is late?
Doctor :   Yes, probably its the stress.
Doctor :   Irregular periods are common in young women as hormones are yet to find the rhythm.
Doctor :   So you need not worry.
User :   okok..
User :   that's good to hear!!!:)
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   how do i know if i'm pregnant though?
User :   cause... it's been late for 2 weeks... for my period...
Doctor :   If your notice any other symptoms of pregnancy such as
Doctor :   breast enlargement/discomfort, nausea, vomiting,
Doctor :   increased frequency of urination,
Doctor :   back aches,
Doctor :   mood swings,
Doctor :   headaches and so on.
User :   how long until the stress thing is over?
User :   hmmm.. i have back ache...=="
Doctor :   You can consider getting a urine pregnancy test.
User :   umm..
User :   i don't really dare to do that....=="
Doctor :   Back aches can be seen few days before menstruation.
Doctor :   I wouldn't consider this as a real sign of pregnancy.
User :   oh..
User :   ahahha!!!
Doctor :   I would suggest you to wait and watch for these symptoms.
User :   okokok...
Doctor :   Improve on your diet.
User :   thx so much...
Doctor :   Your periods should return in a few days.
User :   thx so much doctor....
Doctor :   If you don't, then may be consider the pregnancy test to be on a safer side.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?

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