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Pregnancy Symptoms - Obsessing in the Two Week Wait

Updated on April 6, 2017

What is the Two Week Wait?

Well in case you didn't know the two week wait (tww) is the time between ovulation and when the next cycle is due to start (i.e. the next menstrual period). It is a time when a woman is in limbo because essentially she doesn't know if she is pregnant or not. The tww can cause women to obsess about signs and changes that they see in their body as this can be the only way to determine at that point if they might be pregnant or not, as for most of that time it is too early to take a pregnancy test.

During the two week wait it is difficult for women to know what they should and shouldn't do - really if you might be pregnant there are so many things that you might not do if you were but if you have been trying to get pregnant for a long time then you might well be fed up of not doing all these things during the tww.

When you are trying to get pregnant, you often notice things that you may not have noticed before, even if you think you would have done! Aches, pains etc all seem new - but what are pregnancy symptoms and what are not?

Pregnancy Symptoms or The Mind Playing Tricks

So, now I am speaking from my own experience of the two week wait. I said I was not going to obsess about or even think about pregnancy symptoms during that time but really when you get caught up with it, it is almost impossible not to get involved.

First of all, before I list a lot of the pregnancy symptoms that I found out about when I was on the tww, I have to say that I also found out that a lot of women get no symptoms at all and also a lot of the pregnancy symptoms are also the symptoms of being pre-menstrual. So don't judge your pregnancy on whether or not you have the symptoms!

For me, almost every month I felt like I had a bunch of symptoms that I did not have before I started trying to get pregnant, but really I was only being fooled by my mind or my body and in the end I was not pregnant so none of these counted.

The time that I did get pregnant, I had pretty much no symptoms at all and the only reason I knew was because my temperature went up on the day my period was due to start (it would normally go down with most people).

Symptoms of Pregnancy

So, some of the very early pregnancy symptoms that you can get are as follows:

  • Dizzyness
  • Bloating
  • Sore Breasts/Nipples
  • Nausea
  • Cramping
  • Heightened Sense of Smell
  • Difference in Cervical Mucus (lots of creamy white CM)
  • Change in the Position of the Cervix (higher)
  • Bleeding Gums

Some of these symptoms are also apparent before your period is due and so should not get mixed up with that, however, if you don't normally get sore breasts for example and your sense of smell is way over the top then this could be a good sign. Bleeding gums is an unusual one but occurs in early pregnancy on occasion.

Some symptoms that I thought might relate to pregnancy and so I looked up were:

Feeling Very Thirsty
Well I googled this at one point and I found this huge long thread of people saying 'oh yes, I have been really really thirsty too, is this a sign of early pregnancy?' - and they would all be in the tww and said they would come and update the thread once they found out but it seemed like no-one did. Now from this I have to take it that most of them were not pregnant! There were a couple of people who said that they were really thirsty before they found out that they were pregnant but most of the ladies were asking and not telling, and hence building up the post with their 'thirsty' questions and putting it at the top of Google!

So I would say it is unlikely from what I have found that being very thirsty is a symptom of pregnancy, albeit that doesn't mean if you are very thirsty that you are not pregnant!

Diarrhea/Constipation

This was another symptom that people were asking about and it seems that it is possible that either could be a symptom. However, a lot of women who are trying to conceive are taking pre-natal vitamins and these can sometimes cause either of these symptoms to occur.

Try to Ignore Possible Pregnancy Symptoms

So the lesson that I have learned is to try to ignore anything that might be pregnancy symptoms as it actually might not be, it could just be related to menstruation or actually to nothing at all. I had 4 days of cramping and nausea plus some dizzy spells and what I thought was implantation bleeding, only to find at the end of it all a negative pregnancy test. I really had convinced myself at times that I was pregnant - I had not had these symptoms at any other time so why were they occurring now!

In the second part of your cycle, your body produces progesterone and this can cause some symptoms like sore boobs so these may not be pregnancy symptoms but just part of your normal cycle. However, if you do not normally get sore boobs then that could be a sign!

Perhaps it is just our mind that plays tricks on us during the tww, or maybe we just notice more because we are taking notice. In any case, don't obsess (easy to say) and just try and keep yourself busy during the two weeks until you get to the point where you are ready to take a pregnancy test.

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      Butterfly67 2 days ago from UK

      I would say that the gagging and a heightened sense of smell are very much pregnancy signs but probably not the weight loss. I would take a pregnancy test if I were you! Of course it is possible that you have food aversions for some other reason.

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      Kaylin Runkle 2 days ago

      Okay, so I guess I'm in the time period of waiting. I have two days until I'm supposed to start my period, but some of the things that started to happen to me has me thinking. I've lost at least 5 lbs in the last week and when I wake up, I start gagging really bad. So I make some food, but the smell just makes me feel sicker. I force myself to eat, and not even 3 minutes later, I'm gagging again. I'm hoping that it's just really weird pms for me, but it does get me thinking. Would those be symptoms or pregnancy or am I just freaking out? I've tried not to think about it, but every morning when I wake up, the gagging starts again.

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      Butterfly67 7 days ago from UK

      There is always a chance of getting pregnant with the pull out method (in fact I have a friend who is in that situation right now!) so if you had unprotected sex over the time you might have ovulated then the answer is yes, it is possible. it depends on the length of your cycle (and I am not sure what you mean by 1,5 days) so check out this article to figure out when you can test: https://hubpages.com/health/When-Can-I-Take-a-Preg...

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      Theodora Iakovaki 7 days ago

      hi

      had unprotected sex 1,5 day adter my period was over 3 times in a row using pull out method.

      The day after till now (7 days later) i have cramping at my. back and uterus

      period like pain. Is there a possibility of pregnancy?

      Should i take a pregnancy test? If yes when the soonest?

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      Butterfly67 3 weeks ago from UK

      Sorry I don't totally understand your comment moy. If your period started on 26th April then I would say no. Swollen and tender breasts can happen when you pregnant and when you are not pregnant. Not sure what you mean by your period came back on 30th April.

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      moy 3 weeks ago

      I have my period every 4 of month it came back the30 of april my breast been swallen and tender since now i have my period 26 april can i be pregnant

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      Butterfly67 6 weeks ago from UK

      Hi Ker, when you say you have signs, do you get a positive pregnancy test? As per the article you can have a lot of similar signs to pregnancy and still not be pregnant so you would need to have confirmation of a test to be sure. However, if you are getting positive tests then there could be a number of reasons that the pregnancy fails and you would have to see your doctor for tests to ascertain what the reason is. One reason could be low progesterone so it might be worth getting a day 21 progesterone check and if your levels are low then you can be prescribed progesterone as soon as a pregnancy is confirmed. Good luck.

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      Ker 6 weeks ago

      I have been noticing signs that shows that I might be pregnant and whenever this signs comes up, after 4-5 weeks my period will surface flushing down the pregnancy. I have been going through this for almost a year now. The first pregnancy was about two months before it came down. Please, what is happening to me and what can I do to get pregnant without losing the pregnancy. I really need to have a baby, possibly two boys for the time wasted. Thanks.

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      Butterfly67 6 weeks ago from UK

      Hi seless - a blood test is pretty conclusive in terms of pregnancy but with irregular periods it is very difficult to know what is going on and when. Obviously with having unprotected sex there is always the chance you may get pregnant but without knowing exactly when you are ovulating it will be difficult to know when to test. It might be worth seeing your doctor to check hormone levels etc if you haven't already.

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      seless 7 weeks ago

      i have irregular mensis, jan 12, feb 10 and feb 27; per my period calender i was due to have my mensis on the 22 of march 2017,been having unprotected sex since 1st march and till today 4th april, i have not had my mensis, i feel very feverish, have headaches, prickly feeling in my breast ( which is on and off). i have taken a blood test and 2 home preg. test between march 24th till first of april and all tested negative. what is wrong with me. am i pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 3 months ago from UK

      From what you say you haven't yet ovulated since your last period so I would say no, you need to have sex around ovulation time rather than straight after your period (sorry if I have misunderstood what you have said).

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      Leyah_Dreams23 3 months ago

      Bit anxious, my cycle started from the 30th until the 3rd . Had unprotected sex the next morning on the 4th when I wiped Like pink blood was on my tissue. Now 3 days before ovulation my nipples are tingling really bad slight cramps, feeling a tad bit tired for no reason . Please help could this be a sign that I'm pregnant . My boyfriend and I have been trying for 5 months now .

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      Butterfly67 3 months ago from UK

      If she got a positive test that is now negative there are a few reasons for this. Firstly I would probably take another test to check but it is possible that she may have had a chemical pregnancy (a very short lived one) but if so it is likely her period would have arrived. It is probably worth a trip to your doctor if possible to check out for any other kind of pregnancy just in case (ectopic or molar for instance) or perhaps the second test was just faulty. Good luck.

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      Butterfly67 13 months ago from UK

      Hi Gracy, well the body is prone to all sorts of discharges at different times of the month! The one you are really hoping for is the one that has an egg white consistency as this shows that you are in your fertile period. However, you can also get a discharge after unprotected sex that is, let's just say, stuff coming back down that initially went up, so it could well be that :-)

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      Gracy 13 months ago

      Hi, i find this site quite interesting especially given the fact that you get responses to your post, waooo.

      Well am concerned about this, have been trying to get preg for about 3 months now. This month i had sex 3 days before ovulation day, anf on ovultion day which was 27th April, we had sex. Later in the evening i had a thick white creamy no small discharge that draw my attention, what can i be, its the first time i am experiencing such.

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      Butterfly67 17 months ago from UK

      I think it is extremely unlikely that you are pregnant to be honest. Without actual intercourse the chances are very slim and also if your cycle is on average 35 days then it is more likely that you ovulate around day 21 of your cycle as the 2nd half of your cycle (luteal phase) is not usually longer than 14 days. Also the negative HPTs usually don't lie (although there are exceptions but regardless of what you hear these are rare), particularly as you have taken the HPTs over a month after sexual activity.

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      ker 17 months ago

      Hi. My cycle is 35 days on average but isn't regular. I last saw my period on the 23 of October. On the 29 of October my bf n I were fooling around and I believe some sperm touched only my mons pubis. Its now December 2 n I haven't seen my period which is normally 4-5 days long. I have taken 6 hpts all being negative. Can I still be pregnant

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      Butterfly67 18 months ago from UK

      it is entirely possible that this is a symptom but there is no guarantee as this can also happen if you are not pregnant. But as you had sex during ovulation then there is every chance you might be pregnant.

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      Samantha 18 months ago

      Hi there was just wondering, im on day 24 of my 32 day cycle. My husband and I had sex during ovulation. Which was between day 14 and 16. I am currently experiencing creamy white discharge and period like cramps but no bleeding at all. The cramps are dull but noticeable. Could this be a sign? My period is due in a week and a bit.

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      Congrats Karissa!

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      Karissa 2 years ago

      Well come to find out I am pregnant. I'm 6 weeks!

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      Generally speaking pregnancy tests do not give false negatives so it is unlikely that you are pregnant. There have been very exceptional cases where for some reason a test doesn't work but these are extremely rare and highly unlikely so I would really say no.

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      Karissa 2 years ago

      So in late September me an my fiance had sexual intercourse an I didn't get my period in October. I had sore/tender breast, cramp pains, eating a lot, frequently tired, drowsiness an a light sense of smell. Then at the end of November I started bleeding, it last for 7 days. December an this month I haven't bled now either. An I'm still having the same symptoms. I've taken a couple pregnancy tests an they've all said negative is their a possible chance that I'm pregnant an stuff in my urine isn't high enough to detect if I'm pregnant? Should I go take a blood test an see my gynecologist

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      No problem and good luck x

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      nab07 2 years ago

      thanks, I went to the doctor this morning, it was my period. I was worried because I never had a big clot of blood before. Thanks for all of your help Butterfly67.

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      It is possible that it was a chemical pregnancy. Often you don't get any pain other than normal period pains with those, but it is impossible to know unless you took a pregnancy test before your period was due and it came up positive. Otherwise, with your history of irregular periods it is possible that this is just a period, which can stop and start sometimes.

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      nab07 2 years ago

      I hope this isn't too much info. I started bleeding last night while having sex with my boyfriend. A few minutes later I went to the bathroom, a big clot of blood came out while urinating. Could that be a miscarriage? (I had no pain anywhere)

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      nab07 2 years ago

      Thank you.. I spotted again yesterday and still lasted until 9pm but this time it was heavier but not heavy enough to be my period.

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      janicesmile 2 years ago

      It came back when i got to work but its still really light..i really hope its not..is there any way i can check on it

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      janicesmile 2 years ago

      Thank you butterfly. It just came back but it is not a hard flow at all. Thank you i will check it.

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      It is common for the length of a period to suddenly change and a period of 4 days would indicate that you are not pregnant. Perhaps it's possible that you had a chemical pregnancy which would tie in with your period being a few days late and some of the symptoms your are experiencing. Check here for more info https://hubpages.com/health/Chemical-Pregnancy...

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      janicesmile 2 years ago

      Hi, im really confused now with the way my period is acting. My last period before this one was on november 2,2014. I have been having unprotected(not cautious at all) sex. This period shows it was suppose to come on the 1 or 2 of december. It showed up on the december 4,2014. On the 1st day i was having bad cramps and back pain then i felt like i wasnt even on my period. No symptoms just my breasts hurts and ive been very tired but i dont take that as nothing much. My period has been light which is unusual for me, having red,pink and brown discharge. It got to the point where i didnt even need a pad, only time blood came was when i wiped. Im lost and confused. I keep telling myself im not preggo..possible but ehh impossible. It normally lasts six days, this time only four.ive been having body pains but thought that was due to work,standing and moving A LOT.even though im off my period my breasts and back still hurts.usually i het cold very fast,it doesnt seem to phase me much now and ive been getting headaches.hmm i may be getting sick :/ . Please untie the confusion, shine a little light please :)

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      That's a difficult one then. If you can't use pregnancy tests then the only way you can tell if you are pregnant is by ultrasound I would think and you would have to be 5-6 weeks pregnant at least to see something in an ultrasound. I'd say implantation bleeding is not massively common, just in terms of other minor spotting that you can have so that really isn't a great sign. Also cramping is common both in pregnancy and not so you can't really read too much into that either. I think you would really have to consult a doctor as to what they would recommend in terms of pregnancy testing - perhaps you would need to have a blood test, but I doubt a doctor would do one every month just to check. So really you might end up relying on more concrete pregnancy symptoms like nausea etc.

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      nab07 2 years ago

      Thank You.., Im taking Tegretol for epilepsy and I found out Tegretol interfere with urine tests, that's why I stopped buying them. This morning I had very light spotting that only showed when I wiped and lasted until 9pm. I also had a small cramp. could that be implantation bleeding?

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      Hi, it's almost impossible to know when you have such irregular periods, whether you could be pregnant or not. Obviously if you are having unprotected sex then it is always possible. But the only way you can know is to take a test. But it's difficult to know when to take the test as you don't really know when your period is due. So if you think you might be pregnant it might be worth getting hold of some cheap tests and testing every week if you think there is a chance you might be pregnant. It also might be worth getting checked out by your doctor, if you haven't already, to see why your periods are so irregular or if there is anything you can take to make them more regular. Good luck.

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      nab07 2 years ago

      Hi, Im 21 and I have an irregular cycle. i usually have it 2 or 3 times a year but this year it has been coming every other month. my last cycle was Aug. 18 after it ended i spotted on and off for 3weeks. i was looking to have another in October but nothing happened. also my bf and i have been TTC since February. Could my missed period in October and last month be a sign of pregnancy. I haven't had any symptoms besides being constipated for 2 days. Not constipated anymore.

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      Sara I would say it is extremely unlikely you are pregnant given the dates and the fact you still had a period.

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      Sara 2 years ago

      My period is usually on the 22 well i had unprotected sex 4 days before and my periods usually 5-9 days well it was only 3 days this time and wasnt as heavy as normally wat are my chances of being pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 2 years ago from UK

      Hi Cassie I would say there is a chance you could be pregnant. The spotting was possibly from ovulation as this does sometimes happen.

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      Cassie H 2 years ago

      I stared my period on the 14th of may and normally have a 29 or 30 cycle. I had sex on the 24th which is 10 days after my period stared and spotted blood on the 28th or 29th. Could i be pregnant or was the blood from ovulating?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Nikki. If the first day of your period was on 8 May then that would make you on day 14 right now. So if you started having these symptoms 2 days ago that would be day 12. This makes it very unlikely that these are pregnancy symptoms I would say. Even if you have a short cycle where maybe you ovulate on day 10 or 11 it's pretty unlikely that you would get symptoms at day 12. Having said that there is always the possibility that you are pregnant as you had unprotected sex on day 9 so as long as you ovulated before about day 12 or 13 there is still a chance.

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      Nikki 446 4 years ago

      Hi,

      Well I had my period on May 8th and had unprotected sex with my husband on May . 16th.

      So two days ago I started to feel dizzy, I have nausea, diarrhea, low back cramps, gas, I'm very tired all the time. Can't stand close to a person drinking coffee. My chest is heavy, and I'm hungry all the time. But I can't eat some kind of food. Yesterday I made dinner for my husband, everything was good. I left the kitchen after that, but when I came back I hated the smell in there soo bad. Please please please help me. I know that you're good in teaching people about all this pregnancy. I really wanna know if there is a possibility for me.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi zappy, checking your cervix is always a very difficult indicator of pregnancy and cannot really be used with any accuracy. However if you have tender breasts and you don't normally in the tww then this could be a good sign. If you normally have a 28 day cycle then it is quite possible that if you did a test now it would show an accurate result. Good luck.

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      Zappy786 4 years ago

      Hi i started my periods on 27/12/12, i have had unprotected with my partner every other day and have one for the last 7 months. But past few days ive been having tender breasts were i found it hard for me to lay on my stomach but its stoped i dont feel them that painful now. I chek my cervix frequently but 2 days ago it felt quite low and hard and the wall around my cervix is quite swollen which is really odd for me but today my cervix is high and still hard, and still feel swollen coud that be a pregnancy symptom? Thank you in advance for your reply

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      That is brilliant news rain, am so pleased for you. It just goes to show it really does only take one bd! Sometimes things really do go right just when you are not expecting it :-)

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      Rain31 4 years ago

      HI

      looks like this has to be my month against all the odds

      I was crazy busy with work nd home, managing a 5 yr old.

      Just managed to BD ONCE in the entire month . Was down with viral fever on 8th , 9th nd 10th DPO.

      Dint test till 2 days of missed AF since I was confident that this month I just have to let go .

      Trying for baby 2 , this was my 8th month of TTC. Trying, charting, using OPK, checking EWCM nd still seeing negative result was hard

      This month I didnt do anything, there was no time in fact. Just one BD on the day I saw some EWCM . That's all.

      It came out as big surprise when I took a HPT on 16th DPO. BFP !!

      Tested again on 18th nd got BFP . I m waiting for an appointment with my Doc, hope all goes well.

      I guess life has it's lil way of surprising us.

      I wll stick to this thread as nd when I have time, this is a wonderful thread . I m 4 weeks 5 days preg , dnt have any other early pregnancy symptom except gas ( sorry for too much info) nd big sore boobs.

      GL to all.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Am very excited for you rain, can't wait to hear :-)

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      RAIN31 4 years ago

      Thanks for giving me confidence, I kinda feel positive now, AF has not come yet, all the AF signs r also getting disappeared one by one. I'm 4 days late. I wll definitely test again in a couple of days nd come back to share my bit.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi rain, from the look of that test I would say congratulations are in order :-) I don't believe it is an evaporation line as it has a nice pink colour and is too dark really, evaps have to be squinted at a bit more! Maybe if you can get hold of one then I would do a digital test as then you are in no doubt with the words 'pregnant' or 'not pregnant'.

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      Rain31 4 years ago

      HI, I just did a HPT , not FMU. Line took abt 2 mins time to appear . Is it real or evaporation line ? check the link http://www.countdowntopregnancy.com/pregnancy-test...

      I m 3 days late which is common in my case, nd we dd BD just once last month, 8th month ttc2 , so dnt have much hope, just let me know what u feel abt it, real positive or evaporation line ? Thanks.

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      mariahbernt864 4 years ago from Minneapolis, Minnesota

      Ah! I always confused my period symptoms for pregnancy symptoms. It's scary and confusing stuff. You should also let people know that they don't have to spend ten bucks on a pregnancy test if they are going to take one. The dollar store pregnancy tests are just as good! I would know :) Interesting article!

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      brandis 4 years ago

      Well my fiance is gnna buy a test Tuesday so I will find out then and keep u posted thank u

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi again brandis well if you took birth control in November then this could have changed the length of your cycle and made it late. Or you could indeed be pregnant. It is hard to know so you could either wait a few more days and see if your period turns up or you could test. Good luck.

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      brandis 4 years ago

      I mean I took the birthcontrol the month of november annd missed my period this month of december

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      brandis 4 years ago

      Its brandis again after 8mths of ttc and I'm prayin this is the one, okayookol th birthcontrole month of november and had my period the last week of november, I was expecting my period last week which makes me 4days late but I'm afaid 2 take a test cuz I'm afraid it will b negative, if I'm nt pregnant what wld b the causes that I missed my period this month?

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      ceseme 4 years ago

      One of my pregnancies, I just knew, right when I conceived. It was a smug little happy feeling. Another time I was going to go on a fast, and I was instructed not to in a dream, because that night I had conceived a baby girl. I guess this doesn't help as far as physical symptoms, but it can help to pay close attention to feelings and to be in tune spiritually.

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      Rain31 4 years ago

      Thanku Butterfly. May be this wll help me to conceive now as I really dnt find any reason on why I m still not pregnant yet ! thanks again nd good luck to u too.

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      msub12 4 years ago

      Thank u butterfly67 for giving me some hope that there was something there and not making me feel like i was loosing it like everyone else i shared my story with. The proof is there... we just didn't know it yet and i really do appreciate getting to share my story with u and everyone else here

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Wow msub12 that is an amazing story and it sounds like it should all work out well for you fingers crossed. Congrats and thank you for coming back and sharing your story.

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      msub12 4 years ago

      Hi butterfly67, I'm back to update u on my situatio, As u know from my previous posts my last af was on Jul 11th. I since had been having pg symptoms off and on with slight spotting but nothing to worry about barely noticable sorry tmi only when i whipped and once or twice the whole time. I also went to hte dr on the first week of Aug to get urine and blood tested wich both came back neg. Then I told my self to just wait and see if af would show her face. I went to the dr last week because i still had not had af and figured maybe it was PCOS and to my surprise my dr tested my urine again and bfp all the way. I was so excited!! The dr told me since my last cycle was in Jul on the 11th I was 14 weeks and due on April 17th she then scheduled me another appt.for the fallowing weeek and said everything looked good my cervix was closed and was measuring at 14 weeks with my fondus. She then scheduled me for the next available ultrasound wich was the day after on this Wednesday. I was so nervous and I didn't know why . I went in and as my dr is preforming the ultrasound she wsas showing another lady how to do it and the lady looked at the moniter and said it looked like 2 babies. She didn't quite know what she was looking at and the dr took overa and could not find the baby but wasn't sure so she sent me down stairs to get another ulrtasound done internally :( tThe ulrtasound tech did the ultrasound and was asking if my dates were right. I then explained to her what haas been going on and what had happened and added that recently like a moth or so agomy son jumped on my belly elbow first while i was laying flat on my back and I then started to spot but not heavy or red just light light pink . She then showed me my uterus and said the is only suppose to be one mass witch is suppose to be the gestational sac and explained that there weretwo and one was bigger and looked a bit deflated and the other had a yolk sac and a tiny pulsating spec. She then stated to me that I was not 14 weeks pg but 5 weeks and 4days along and that I had a miscarraige and the baby would have miscarried at 9 weeks but i must of gotten pg right after to not have had a prd so I am still pg and they scheduled another ultrasound on Halloween to make sure im not going to miscarry again and to check the fetal heart rate to make sure everything was developing right. Ladys don't wait and dont second guess ur body.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi rain well once is all it needs really if you time it right but the problem is that you need the sperm to be relatively fresh. That means it should really be no more than 3 days old ie you have sex 3 days before or he refreshes it himself 2 or 3 days before! In that way the sperm is mature enough but not too old. Good luck.

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      Rain31 4 years ago

      HI butterfly

      I m trying for my 2nd kid since last 6 months. My 1st one was a easy job . Now I m 33 . But problem is we do the baby dance just once or twice a month during my ovulation nd no, just NO sex through out the month !!

      Is it possible to conceive doing this ? Or too less sex makes the egg/ sperm less healthy nd active ?

      Pls put some light on it , have u ever spoken to ur doc regarding this ?

      We both r healthy nd have no medical problem .

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi misfit, this could be either thing. It could be spotting in early pregnancy which is common or it could be signs that you period will arrive in the next day or two, the only way you will really know if it is the first one is to test.

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      Misfit 4 years ago

      Hi, It's me again. I had some brownish/redish blood I thought it was my period but my stomach has been aching so bad today but it stopped all of a sudden. It only came for about an hour and it left. If you know by chance what happened there? Thank you so much.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi misfit, for sure you can take a pregnancy test now and it should give you a 95% accurate result. Don't worry about symptoms as everyone's are different and some people don't have any - the best symptom is a missed period. Good luck.

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      misfit 4 years ago

      Hi Butterfly, I was wondering when you can tell me to take a pregnancy test? So far today i will be 3 day's late on my period. I've been having slight cramp's higher up on my side like somewhere beneath my rib's & I haven't been able t sleep on my stomach because if i do i get a really uncomfortable feeling. But the awkward thing is i haven't been very hungry instead of being really hungry.. I last had sex september 10, 11, and 12.. 11th and 12th were my high fertility week and my ovulation date was september 16. I was suppose to start my period on sunday the 30th but haven't yet. Please let me know what to do.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi inlove2002, with every form of birth control there is a very small risk of pregnancy. I think with mirena it is about 1 in 1000. So if you think you might be pregnant then take a test to check. If it comes up positive go and see your doctor as soon as possible.

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      inlove2002 4 years ago

      I have a Mirena and havent had a period since i stopped bleeding 2 weeks after having it put in back in January. A week ago I had sharp twinges up my vagina and have been extremely gassy and having discharge. Today I have been having mild cramping and yesterday I noticed my nipples are darker then normal. Is there a chance I could be pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi lovegirl I'm not a doctor so I can't really say. However it is not uncommon to have a pinky discharge occasionally perhaps if the cervix is aggravated so I don't think it is anything to worry about if it only happens very occasionally.

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      lovegirl 4 years ago

      Just finished my periods six days ago but today after having cleaned myself i saw the white discharge mixed with blood and abit of a pink color .What could be the problem??

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      Dr Anupma Srivastava 4 years ago from India

      Very informative hub. Although I am not married yet. But I am sure that this hub will be very useful on that time. Thanks for sharing.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi priya, what is your problem, are you ok?

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      Priya 4 years ago

      Please help me.....

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi beadreamer and thanks for your comments. I don't really agree with what you say about the comments being funny - in this kind of situation people can be desperate to know either way if they might be pregnant or not as this is a life changing event and may be what the person has been trying for for years.

      Also, I try not to point out things that are very rare - all too often you hear people say that you can have your period all though your pregnancy but in truth this is very rare and the reason people think this is because when people talk about it the word passes around and people end up thinking it is more common than it actually is.

      Likewise getting pregnant when on the pill - if you take it correctly then you just need to look at the stats that it is up to 99.9% effective - yes it may not be so effective if you do not take it correctly.

      It is very unlikely that you will get pregnant with sperm ejaculated outside the vagina - it would have to be very close to the entrance to the vagina and the woman would need to be fertile but added to that the chances are really pretty slim of the sperm making it up past the cervix.

      Yes you can have a negative test and still be pregnant - if you take the test too early or for a few other reasons, but the tests that you buy today are the same ones that doctors use and hence they are pretty accurate if taken at the right time in the right way. Of course there are always exceptions but again they are rare and definitely not the norm. Hence also advising people to take a test a week later if it shows negative and you still think you are pregnant.

      I agree, some get symptoms and some get none.

      I would disagree that only a doctor can determine that you are pregnant - as above they use the same tests as you can buy and will take this as a yes or no. They can also do beta tests to see what your HCG levels are but a test will tell you if you are pregnant or not.

      So really I just want to say to people that yes, there is an exception to pretty much every rule but these exceptions are often very rare occurrences.

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      beadreamer247 4 years ago from Zephyrhills, FL

      Reading all these tons of comments....it is funny, because they all ask for advice if they are pregnant, while your hub was just about possible signs and as if you are the magician to tell them if they could be pregnant or not. It is almost hillarious. Sorry, if I am so honest. And I read a few and will comment on a few things:

      You can be fooled by your body, believing you have your period, but your cycle is out of rythm, even though it normally never happens, this bleeding could be in the middle of your cycle and you can get pregnant.

      You can get pregnant even if you take the pill, even if you take it regularly etc....some people don't react properly and even the pill is not 100% secure.

      Even if you get sperm outside your vagina, it can happen that you get pregnant.

      You can have a negative test and still be pregnant.

      Some women keep getting their period while being pregnant.

      Some woman get no symptoms at all, and almost none during pregnancy - and yes, some don't even grow a womb!

      Some get terrible sick from day one until birth.

      So, there is no clear yes or no answer to any of these questions. Only a doctor can determine if you are pregnant, and he even can be misled at times.

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      rubberducky 4 years ago

      Thank You so much.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Rubberducky, yes it is true that drugs can affect fertility but this is not always the case and also after being clear for a while fertility can improve. Although the app said your period would be due on 22nd, if it doesn't have a history of your cycles then it will just be guessing to start with, once it gets more data it will become more accurate. So it is possible that younger be pregnant but of course it may not happen on the first month of trying. You can take a test as soon as your period is due (you could take one a few days before but the longer you leave it the more accurate it will be). Good luck.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      KC that probably means your period will start in a day or two.

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      rubberducky10 4 years ago

      I forgot to finish writing the dates but here they are Sept. 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, and 19. We had unprotected sex all those days and he came inside me

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      Rubberducky10 4 years ago

      Needs help?

      Me and my boyfriend decided to have a baby. Im 18 years old and this is my first time trying to get pregnant. He told me that he might not be able to have kids because he used to do a lot of drugs. All kinds of drugs. He is 21 years old. He stopped doing all those drugs like 5 months ago.

      So I started my period on aug. 25 and it ended on aug 28. i have never kept track of my periods. i download an app on my phone and according to it i should start my period today sept 22. I had unprotected sex multiple times after my period. This are the days Aug. 31, Sept. . This morning it felt like i was going to start but i didnt i felt really tired too and i didnt want to get up but i had too cuz i had to go to work. And after work i felt really tired too. I havent had none of the early pregnancy symptoms.. I keep thinking that my belly is getting bigger but i know thats just in my head. My boyfriend keeps telling me that im not pregnant cuz he thinks he cant have kids cuz of the drugs.. Can i be pregnant?.. What are the chances of me being pregnant? When can i take a test?

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      KC 4 years ago

      i just had a spotting for my first time, what could that mean? its a brown color. It happened right after I went to the bathroom, and now it has stopped, only a few minutes later.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi KC, although your period is pretty late it is unlikely that you are pregnant with negative tests. Sometimes you can have a late period like this even when you are usually regular but if you are worried about it then go and see your doctor.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi monique, when you say you had a half positive test, there isn't really such a thing. If you see a second line (or a faint + on some tests) then it doesn't matter how light it is, that is positive. So it sounds like you might be pregnant. If you take your last test a week after the last one you took then you should know for sure.

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      KC 4 years ago

      I'm 9 days late!

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      KC 4 years ago

      My last period was 42 days ago, My period is almost 2 weeks late, all pregnancy tests came up negative. Do you think I could still be pregnant?

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      Monique 4 years ago

      Hi I love your hub!!

      I need your help. My last period was Aug 20 and it was 5 days long. I had sex on my last day which was on the 25th then again on Sept 4th. My period didn't come on Sept 13th. I know that I can be up to 4 days late. From the 13th to now I'm 10 days late with 3 (-) test but I had one that was a half (+) . I track my periods on app and have been doing this for over 2 years. The only signs I've been having is :

      moody

      sleepy but can sleep

      can't get comfortable when in bed

      all I want to eat is ice and kettle corn

      i'm really itch ( all over)

      My nipples also itch

      I doing the dishes and I feel like I did hardcore work

      My doctor told me to wait to take a blood test but I have one more test should I wait until next month? Oh my average cycle is 24 days.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Kate, it is possible that you might be pregnant. You can buy very cheap tests on amazon (see near the top of the page) that only cost a few dollars. That is really the only way you will know. Otherwise it could be the meds for now trying to sort out your cycle.

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      Kate1019 4 years ago

      hi i was just wondering if you might be able to help me on figureing out if im expecting so i dont have to waste money on a test unless need be... i dont have regular periods i just was at my women dr last week but at the time i didnt relize i was having any symptoms at least that i thought i needed to talk to him about i had my period from july 16 to aug 12 (yes i bleed that long some hard others pretty light its a big reason i went to my dr) me and my husband have been trying for over 2 yrs to have a child but nothing yet so my dr perscribed some meds to help regulate my period but i havent had a period since aug 12 ... 2 weeks ago i did spot but nothing more then a thin pantie liner could help with but it only last on n off for 3 days im very confused what should i do n do u happen to know what it might mean?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      I had a question from "Unique 18" whcih she was unable to post so I will post it here:

      i had an question so please help me im 19 and my boyfriend is 21 my last period was august 10 but me and my boyfriend had alot of sex before it and after it, when i say everyday i mean everday like 4 to 5 a day. To much information i know but i just had to say so you can help me out on my question. With that being said my period has not came on at all im 10 to 11 days late and i have an regular period i took an test on the 15 n it said negative but i was also drinking an large amount of water that day. So what you think? this is the first time i ever missed an period and im defintely not stressing.

      My answer would be to take another test with first morning urine as this is usually the strongest. If this comes out negative then you are likely not pregnant at this stage and you are maybe just having a rogue cycle, which happens now and again.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      No problem jem I hope it all works out for you, good luck.

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      jem 4 years ago

      I did a test this morning was negative so you were right! Its really frustrating that now its changed. Maybe its a sign to wait im a big beliver on fate. Im going to the docs just make sure everything is fine with me but thank you for responding with great advice. Its great that there is someone to talk to about personal things eho doesnt judge you x

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      Sarah Carlsley 4 years ago from Minnesota

      Obviously a very popular topic! You really covered a lot of ground. Great hub!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi jem, yes that does sound a bit confusing but it is not unusual for some people to have irregular periods even when things have been regular before. However, if you only had a 2 day bleed and if it was light then there is a chance that you could be pregnant so it might be worth doing another test. I would imagine that it will still be negative but there is always the chance if you do feel some symptoms and think you might be pregnant. However, I do feel it is more likely that you are not or that possibly you even had a chemical pregnancy last month which would delay your period (although you would have likely seen a positive test if that was the case).

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      jem 4 years ago

      Hi im realy confused at the min. Im trying to concieve on my 2nd child. I had 2 periods in july none in august and a 2 day period this month but that was 8days late going on dates as if id have a period in august. Did a test at 2 days late was negative and im to scared to do another. Do you think i could be pregnant or is there something wrong with me?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Jay, do you know that you definitely ovulated on day 10? If not then perhaps you are ovulating now and what you are feeling are ovulation pains, it is difficult to know. Otherwise it could be something that you ate or even trapped wind. If you know that you ovulated on day 10 then you would be 6 days past ovulation so you could be getting implantation cramps. There are really many reasons why you could be having cramps at this point so it is difficult to say why (especially since I am not a doctor).

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      Jay 4 years ago

      I had sex on my day 10 of my cycle and today is day 16' am having cramps all ay. What can be happening.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi prettylicious, it is natural to feel worried and stressed when you get these kinds of symptoms but I would say it is extremely unlikely that you are pregnant. Often these symptoms happen in the second half of your cycle anyway and that is what gets people very confused (and sometimes annoyed) thinking that they might be pregnant. So I would say certainly try not to worry as this may cause your period to be late anyway, although I know this is easier said than done.

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      prettylicious 4 years ago

      Hello. I had my august 17-22. My bf and I made love on sept. 3 and 9. He used condom and pulled out. Since sept.16, I have been feeling nausious, cramps on my lower left abdomen, gassy, not hungry, little lower back pains.stressed this passed weeks because of studies and dance practice. Its sept18 and I should have my period on sept21. But im really nervous if im pregnant or not. Please help me.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Fred, if I had a crystal ball then for sure I could tell you if you were pregnant or not, but unfortunately it is not that simple! From what you say I would say it is unlikely, especially with the negative test and the fact you have had some kind of bleeding for a few days. I would say take a test in another week if you still feel like you might be pregnant.

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      fred 4 years ago

      first off i got a bad taste in my mouth drank so much water then that afternoon had light period off and on Dark red,brown light pink over and over Again 4 3 days stops then starts then nothing then starts over again.now my breasts fell different funny feelings on and off.but still the taste in my mouth.Had preg test but negative.i have never cramped before with my other children.And never spotted Am i pregnant or not?

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      Marpi 4 years ago

      Both times I was pregnant I had simptoms similar to a flue (soar throat and a slight fever).

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Well it depends on a few things - are your cycles usually regular? Have you missed your period? Are your temperatures continually elevated? It is unusual to have negative tests and actually be pregnant but if you really believe that you have missed a regular period then it may be worth seeing your doctor. They can maybe do and ultrasound scan but understandably they are often reluctant to do so.

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      mybabez4eva 4 years ago

      I have had pregnancy symptoms for over two months. yet every test i take is negative. what should i do?

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      Cheyennep01 4 years ago

      you right i think i figured out my cycle wrong so that pregnancy test may have been to early- i will take another one on wed the 12th to see what i find out- looks like i have a 33 day cycle not a 28, so i would still be late as of today but that could just be a fluke- i will try the test again on Wednesday and hopefully get some answers :)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      It could well be maggie so I will definitely keep my fingers crossed for you x

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      Maggie77 4 years ago

      My hubby had the reversal 11 months ago... But I know it can take longer. It was the tiniest bit of blood, but that's stopped now. Thank you for the reply.. I might leave it a few more days, see if my period arrives. I usually get very heavy and painful periods, this time was barley there.. No clots, 5 days early, which is why I thought it might be implantation bleeding x

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Maggie, it is quite possible to have spotting up to a week before your period is due and although it could be implantation bleeding that is normally brown rather than red. If you are spotting now that could also indicate your period is on it's way but you should be ok to do a test now and get a conclusive result if you want to. The doctor no doubt told you that after a vasectomy reversal it can take 3 months for the sperm to get up to good numbers so in effect you should only count 5 months as real possibilities of getting pregnant which is good in a way as that means you shouldn't worry too much that it has not happened yet. Hopefully the doctor can figure out what is going on with your cycles and get you onto an even keel.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Cheyennep01, I assume the HPT you took came out negative. I would take another test say in about 3 or 4 days just in case your cycle has changed a bit this month. If you get to the point where you are about 2 weeks late then it might be worth seeing your doctor. However, if they do a test and it comes out negative then they may not do anything else at that point. Hopefully you will either get a positive test or your period will arrive before then as I know it is frustrating to be in limbo with negative tests.

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      Maggie77 4 years ago

      Hi, we have been trying to conceive for 8 months. My hubby has had a vasectomy reversal, which was successful. I am quite overweight and 35, hubby is 41. My periods are all over the place since we started ttc. I am having tests with the hospital and I do have a slight blockage. I was due my period yesterday (8th) but started bleeding bright red last Monday, 9 dpo, it wasn't much, went brown then reddy orange, stopped on Thursday. I am trying not to get my hopes up, but keep reading about implantation bleeding. Tonight I've had cramps in the front of my tummy and when I wiped I noticed a small bit of blood with lots of clear mucus. I'm unsure what to think... Could my period be on its way... Should I do a test or wait?

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      Cheyennep01 4 years ago

      Hey this thread is very helpful I just have some questions. My husband and I have been trying for some time and my last period was August 8th. Which with my normal cycle would mean my period should

      Have been here the 5th. I started to feel sick at night like gagging over the toilet about 3 weeks ago and craving things. I have had two miscarriages in the past and my cycle is 4 days late. I woke up today and my guns are swelling. I have never had this And my boobs are only sore when I wear a bra. I've also taken a hpt on Friday morning 2 days after period was suppose

      To be here and my asthsma has flared up. That happened with my first

      Pregnancy. I have also had

      More discharge and am so tired half wy thru my day. I also have had a weird short pain in my left side, could it maybe be a eptopical pregnancy. Could these all be signs. What should I do. How long until I call my doctor.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi kay, I know a lot of people look for answers the first time their period is a few days late because it doesn't normally happen. The thing is there is a first time for everything but of course the first time is going to make you wonder. I think that as your tests have come out negative it is unlikely that you are pregnant but I have not heard about leaking clear fluid before so it may be worth getting that checked out.

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      kay 4 years ago

      Ok so I'm four days late with my period I been tired n slpy plus I have clear fluid coming out my beast also headaches I took three pregnancy tests negative result could I b pregnant or am I already pregnant I kno my own body this the first time it ever have and no I wasn't been stress bout anything

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi indy4682, I am afraid to say that your doctor is right! If the tests come out negative there is really nothing else that can be done but to wait. I know it is very frustrating. It is possible to be a few weeks late and there are other reasons as well as stress. But it doesn't have to be the very visual stress, for example with a trip coming up your mind might be on overdrive without you realising. But also you can just have strange cycles every now and again. If your period has not arrived after your trip then definitely see if the dr will do more tests to find out what might be going on.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Jo nikkole, having unprotected sex 2 days after your period is really too early in your cycle so unless you had it again later you are unlikely to be pregnant I am afraid. The bleeding could have been some blood left from your period or your cervix may have been aggravated by the sex but likely nothing to worry about.

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      indy4682 4 years ago

      Hi. I really would LOVE some feedback!

      My last period was July 26th. It is now Sept. 6th and no sign of AF.

      I have never in my life missed a period or been more than 3 days late. I am not stressed anymore than usual. I took a about 3 tests in the last 2 weeks all came back neg.

      I went to the doctor on Tuesday (had to see a different dr. than normal) He did a pee test & then just said ahhh its just prob stress. I asked for a blood test since im going to Scotland at the end of the month & would like to know before then. He said "go on your trip, live your life & have fun. If by the time you get back you still didnt get your period then come back." REALYY??!! I was so mad.

      Can I be preggo and my levels are just low to read on a pee test? I am emotional, bloated & cramps. I woke up last week with a snuffy/runny nose, sore nipples but that has seemed to go away. I am trying not to obsess but this has never happened to me before. I can see being a few days late (if its stress) but 2 weeks and counting?

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      Nikkole 4 years ago

      I had unprotected sex 2 days after my period was over, but after we finished we noticed I was bleeding. That scared us a lot because we didn't know why I was bleeding. But I did feel pain around my belly button & cramping for the next 2 days. I haven't saw any blood since then but lately I have been having to take a nap everyday and I'm going to bed early but not being able to sleep through the night. I also have been eating sweets like crazy. I am aware that some of my symptoms could be period symptoms, since my period is due on the 12th. Been ttc or 3 yrs now it's very frustrating. Hoping that I am pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Heyleigh-x, ovulation is the releasing of the egg so that only happens at one point in time. So if you ovulated on the 10th then you would be fertile from 6th to 10th but if you ovulated on 6th then you would be fertile from 2nd to 6th. The earliest you can test and see a faint line is about 8/9 days after actual ovulation date (although that is quite early and may not show up on some tests). I would really wait until 12 days after the ovulation date.

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      Heyleigh-x 4 years ago

      Hey i was wondering if you could give me some advice me and my fiancée are trying for a baby him being 26 me being 20. I ovulate The 6th - 10th of September, I know that these are high fertile days and I read that having sex three days before ovulating and then during ovulation, in this we had unprotected sex 3rd and 4th sept .I know it completely early But what Im trying to get at is when can I do a pregnancy test . Two weeks from the 3rd or two weeks from ovulation dates. because if it didn't work from having sex on the 3rd then it will be early testing for the other days if you understand what I mean

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      Hellenna 4 years ago

      Thank you butterfly, I will do that and keep you all posted!!x

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Hellenna, well until you said you tested negative I was going to say that it really sounds like you could be pregnant! Although I am sure you have not read through all of the comments on here (!) there was a lady who was testing negative even at her doctors and it was only when she had a scan that they saw the sac. Now this is pretty rare but obviously it does happen. It is also possible to have a longer cycle but 8/9 days longer is unusual. I would test again in 3 days or so and I will keep my fingers crossed.

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      Hellenna 4 years ago

      Sorry period was due 27th not 26th! And I forgot to mention the exhaustion I'm feeling too!!!! x

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      Hellenna 4 years ago

      Hi butterfly, finally a blog that has answers! :) my last period was 31st of July, I have been off bc with 6 months, im 27 and I'm never late 28 days! I don't know when I ovulated fir sure but I was intimate with my partner on the 13, 14, 15, 17, 18 and 20th of August. Around the 20th I had very little brown stain in underwear but nothing more! I was due AF on 26th aug but nothing, after around 3 days late I started cramping on my left side, and then like normal AF pains, I'm still getting this on and off as well as a dull lower back ache, I have been having wind pains and burping with no controll! Mild nausea and light headedness on and off, peeing like mad! I am now 9 days late and testing negative but something is defiantly up!! Could I still be pregnant?? Sorry for the essay!! xx

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      aidos_mom 4 years ago

      Thanks! I realize that I probably wouldn't be having symptoms just yet, I am just ready to have a baby again, but don't want to let my mind trick me!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi aidos_mom, I don't think there is any such thing as a dumb question :-)

      I would say that it is unlikely that you would start getting any symptoms before 6dpo as this is when implantation may take place. However it is more likely not to get symptoms until later, perhaps until about 6 weeks pregnant and some people get no symptoms at all!

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      aidos_mom 4 years ago

      Hey, I know this is probably a dumb question, but I am going to ask it any way! My husband and I are trying to get pregnant, and while I'm only days after ovulation, and know it will be a few weeks before we know for sure, I was just wondering, when would I start seeing symptoms? I have noticed a dull headache for three days and have had a small amount of milky discharge, but I realize many things can cause both and don't want to get my or my husbands hopes up! We have been trying for over 6 years now and its becoming disappointing not getting pregnant!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi gemma, have you tested again since you got your period? It does sound like you most likely had a miscarriage but there is a slim possibility that it was actually a pregnancy bleed. obviously you could still be showing positive HCG on a pregnancy test so you would really need to have a darker test rather than just a faint one to confirm if you are still pregnant. However, the sore breasts are likely to just be a symptom of the second half of your cycle as it is common after ovulation to have sore breasts even when not pregnant.

      As for whether your miscarriages and your premature baby are related I think this is only a question a doctor can answer.

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      gemma87 4 years ago

      Hi I had a period 3 weeks ago but previous to getting my period I had positive bloods and home tests. Then I obviously bled and got my period. Now I'm experiencing sore tender breast like I got just over 3 weeks ago could I still be pregnant?I have 2 children 1 born 10 weeks early could this be connectedas to why I've also previously miscarried7times thank you xx

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Clo, there are a number of reasons, stress being the top one, but other things like travel, being over or under weight and also don't forget your cycle got a bit messed up with the plan b.

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      clo 4 years ago

      why is my period late then? i am not expiriencing any pregnancy symptoms but no period symptoms either

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi clo, there is absolutely no doubt that stress can delay your period, so this is most likely what is happening here. Please don't worry, you are not pregnant as you have had 3 periods since then. Also if you only had unprotected sex in April then you would certainly start to feel pregnant or at least quite bloated by now. I know it is easy for your mind to get carried away with worry but please try not to :-)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi mimi, I think that if you did not have any red blood then it is worth taking a pregnancy test as you could be pregnant. It is not unusual to have some pink or brown spotting in early pregnancy as long as it is not heavy. If you were able to fill a pad then it was probably just a different period to normal.

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      clo 4 years ago

      and i havent had sex in 2 months, never have or had unprotected sex after plan b when the condom bbroke and have been getting my period till now. could it be the stress and can the pill hormones last this long? i have never missed a period so i'm really scared. is my cycle just going back to the way it used to be before i took plan b?

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      clo 4 years ago

      so i took plan b in april 2 days after finishing my period and got my period again 4 days later. after that my period was about 2 weeks late and since then i have been getting my period every 28 days. i am now supposed to be getting my 4th period since then (28 days) and i havent gotten it. i havent had unprotected sex but i am still a very paranoid person when it comes to that and i have been stressing out about this. i get very mild cramps for about 2 seconds hours apart. can it be my period about to come or me ovulating??? please help i'm desperate

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      mimi3288 4 years ago

      in july i had a normal period that started on the 24th and ended on th 29th. after lookin at a calender i realized that me and my bf had sex on the day i ovulated which was aug 7th and he came inside me. my period was supposed to start aug 21st and it did but it wasnt normal it was a light pink and then a dark brown and it only lasted two 1/2 days...could i be pregnant or is my body playing with my mind???

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Yes I should imagine it is quite easy to keep yourself busy with 4 kids :-)

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      SarahNoLaSa 4 years ago

      Ok, so I'm not bf'ing & I'm basing everything off of these twinges on just my right ovary. I'm sooo self aware, it should be a crime.

      If he had pulled out I wouldn't have one worry. That 'method' has worked for us for the past 10 years whenwe're not TTC.'

      Gah I feel like It's deja vu from my last pregnancy!

      I guess I'll just keep myself busy for the next 2-3wks & find out, then.

      ...shouldn't be too hard. LOL!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi SarahNoLa, well I know that some women get quite sharp twinges in their ovaries when they ovulate although I have not experienced this (or at least not been able to tell these apart from other twinges!). If this was 2 weeks after your bleed started then there is a definite chance that your timing could have been good (bad?!) and you could have hit ovulation. However, if you are breastfeeding then it is less likely that you will get pregnant. I think that by the sounds of things you are quite fertile so if you ovulated then of course there is a significant chance that you could get pregnant depending on how your hormone levels are. The fact that they sound like they are a bit up in the air may mean that there is less of a chance.

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      SarahNoLa 4 years ago

      Hi! So I have 4 children oldest being 6, youngest being 8mo.

      We don't use protection as my cycles are nonexistent after giving birth.

      Recently I was put on Provera to stop bleeding & restart it again.

      It lasted 7 days & that was ABOUT 2wks agoWe usually pull out until wdecide tofficially TTC. On Monday weddidn't pull out. & the very next day I got ovarian twinges. They didn't last long but were sharp & deep.

      I'm flippin out. I wasn't expecting to ovulate!!

      I know I have 2-3 wks to wait, but what do YOU think the odds are??/ I value your opinion!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Great news steph how exciting. It does seem from what I have heard that each pregnancy differs for the same person. :-)

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      Steph 4 years ago

      Hello I'm back went to the doctor for my first prenatal appt. so my due date is April 25th and I'm six weeks today this pregnancy is much different more symptoms and no cramping :)))) I'll keep ya updated !

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Good news Jenny :-)

      Amanda, your comment was not shown for some reason. the chances of getting pregnant if you have sex every day during your fertile period depend on a few things. Firstly your age, as the younger you are the greater the chances. But not only that, it depends on the quality of the sperm. If, say, your partner has a lower than normal sperm count then it can be better to only have sex every other day so that the sperm have a chance to build up again. However, if he has good numbers of sperm then every day is fine. Most people will get pregnant within 6 months if they have well timed sex around ovulation, for some it may take a bit longer.

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      Jenny 4 years ago

      Started my period :D thanks thooo

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Sometimes aj those can just be symptoms of the 2nd part of your cycle so maybe that is it this time. Otherwise maybe it will just be late coming up on a test (quite rare to be honest). But don't give up, you can obviously get pregnant, maybe it will just take some time.

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      aj 4 years ago

      hi thanks for taking the time to reply to my last comment. i am still experiencing the cramping and sore breasts but no period (was due yesterday) i took test today and was negative! gutted! so have decided to stop trying now i hope every1 here gets there gd news tc xx

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      francelynrose 4 years ago

      okay thanks butterfly.....:)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi francelyn, it does sound like it could be implantation. However, if your period is due on 30th August then that would give you a 31 day cycle which means it is unlikely that you ovulated before 14/15th August so 9th would really be too early. But if your cycle is more like 28 days or less then it could be possible to be pregnant.

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      francelynrose 4 years ago

      i mean we have do august 6,7 and 9.maybe it have a possible that i can be pregnant?

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      francelynrose 4 years ago

      hello butterfly its me again francelyn.. i want to know what is this my expected period is august 30 but this august 25 i have a little and color brown mens on my panty liner i thought i have a period but it was two day s now and its just a little brown i want to know if its a implantation. i have my period on july 30 and me and my hubby have sex july 6,7, and 9.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Jenny you are likely to ovulate 10 to 16 days before your period starts so you would be fertile from 14 to 20 days before your period (depending on your ovulation date) but I am not sure now what date you had unprotected sex so it is difficult to work out.

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      Jenny 4 years ago

      Okay thnks ! But sometimes i start like before the fourth of next month.. And i read up there tht it can be ten days or 14 so tht would mean tht i would be okay and wouldnt be pregnant

      if i started tht late ?

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      Dina Blaszczak 4 years ago from Poland

      Very useful information and well put together. Voted up and useful.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Cmholm3$, if you only had sex before your period came then you are highly unlikely to be pregnant. Often we pick up more on things that we might not otherwise notice if we were not thinking that we might be pregnant and these are things that happen in the tww because of the change in hormones.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Jenny if you had sex on 18th and you are due on 27/28th then it is unlikely.

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      cmh0lm3$ 4 years ago

      my fiance was on leave from the navy from july 28th-august 5th. we had sex every one of those days. i got my period august 8th which was almost a week early then my normale cycle. i have been bloated, gassy, a mix of diarrhea and constipatiob, my breasts are sore and tingly and they seem a bit bigger than usual, i get dizzy and have had random minor headaches. i believe im in yhe two week wait but im not sure if because i keep thinking about it my body is playing tricks on me.

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      jenny 4 years ago

      okay, thank you. I doubt I am.. but what if I start it on the 28 or something? Because sometimes I start late or early. And I have a feeling tht this time I'm gnna start late , but if its like the 28th or 27th I have a chance of getting pregnant :/

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      amanda 4 years ago

      My husband and I are currently trying to concieve.. what are the odds of getting pregnant if we has sex every night of that week? We have a 2 year old also.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      jenny, if it is 5 days after you had unprotected sex and your period is due about now then there is very little chance that you are pregnant unless you have got your dates wrong. But if you are not due to get your period for 10 days or so then it would be worth taking the correct dose just in case.

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      jenny 4 years ago

      Butterfly67!! Please right back:( should I just ge t more pills? Cus I'm on my fifth day.. and thts the last dayyou can take the pill befre you get pregnant so please right back..

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Kim, if you have missed your period then maybe it is worth taking a test to see if you are pregnant.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Jenny, I don't know the chemical make up of the pills but I imagine if you are supposed to take 2 then taking 1 would not be fully effective. It depends when in your cycle that you had sex as to whether you might be pregnant. Good luck.

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      Kim 4 years ago

      Iv had miss a period last mounth

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      jJenny 4 years ago

      Hey, I was wondering does plan B next choice work if I only use one pill a couple hours after sex? Because there's two pills tht come with it.. but I only had one cus i took it last time but I dnt know if I did it right cus they say swallow both at the same time then they say swallone 1 soon as possible & take the other 12 hours after.. so I did it both ways a the same time & ened up with one only, would it stll work , if I use one a couple hours after sex? it wasn't for long so I dnt think I'm pregnant.. &I usually start my period around the 20s.. so I'm praying to god I get on it soon..

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      I'd say that the fact you had unprotected sex in your fertile time of course means that you could be pregnant. However, going by your symptoms I would say that you could be pregnant but your symptoms are quite minimal and could easily be something else (strained muscles etc) - really the only way you could know for sure is with a test which would probably show positive now or int he next few days.

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      Kal 4 years ago

      Also, only the bottom of my left breast hurts and I've been feeling some shooting pain in it

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      Kal 4 years ago

      Hi, my last period started July 28th and I had unprotected sex Aug 5, 6, 7, 8 and 12. My period is due Aug 25th but my left breast is more sore than normal, but only one is sore and usually they both are when I'm pms-ing and I've been having lower back pains. Do you think I might be pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Kate I think that if you have started to bleed quite heavily then you are probably not pregnant. It is difficult when your cycles are not regular to know what is going on. It may well be worth getting checked by your doctor if you have a lot of bleeding in between your periods though just to see what is going on with that.

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      Kate 4 years ago

      My husband and i had unprotected sex two weeks ago on August 8th (trying to get pregnant), I am not exactly sure when my period is suppose to come because every month it comes at different times. Last month it came July 14th and ended on the 18th. But then i had a little period a week later on July 25th and it ended on July 27th. So i was expecting my period to come around August 14-16 which it never came. I have been feeling exhausted and fatiqued. When i think of food i get naseaus and just dont really feel like eating. But just yesterday August 21st i started bleeding heavily, and today as well but it has slowed down alot! is there anyways i could be pregnant? or should we wait again to try?

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      Cae 4 years ago

      Thank u :)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Cae I am sorry but I am not a doctor so I can't really tell you if it could be anything else. Often pregnancy symptoms are the same as the symptoms that some women get in the second half of their cycle anyway so it is difficult to tell and the only way to tell is by testing which you have done.

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      Cae 4 years ago

      Because it will mess with my blood... So I go by the period tracker on my phone... Its just weird because usually the only sign I have before I start is the cramping... My discharge is yellowish brown... Could the symptoms b anything else maybe?

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      Cae 4 years ago

      I have a blood clotting disorder so being pregnant I have to start blood thinning shots

      Immediately so I could keep the baby because my blood is to thick to run through it..so I can't take any kind of bc

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Cae there is really only a very tiny chance that you are pregnant if the test comes up negative 2 days after you are due. The symptoms do sound positive so it might be worth taking a test in a week or so as perhaps your cycle changed this month and ovulation was a bot later than you thought.

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      Cae 4 years ago

      Hi.. I'm 2 days late I just took a pregnancy test and it was neg.. Me n my boyfriend have sex on a daily basis ... I've been feeling really nauseated having heartburn lower back pain and my nipples hurt for a week now! It's even starting to hurt when we have sex and Sometimes I just don't want to now .. I haven't had heartburn since I was pregnant 4 yrs ago.. What do u think?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi aj and thanks :-) Well if you don't normally get sore breasts then this definitely could be a sign of pregnancy. Just because you had no symptoms last time does not mean the same will happen again, each pregnancy can be quite different.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Lala, I'm not sure when you had unprotected sex but if it was during your period then it is pretty much impossible that you are pregnant. However, if it was later on and the symptoms have started in the last few days then it is possible you might be pregnant. As you are on day 26 of your cycle then I would give it a few more days before testing but if you had unprotected sex before about the 3rd August then there is really not much chance unless you have short cycles usually. A 4 day period is perfectly normal.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Firstly a comment that gatha1688 was trying to add which went as follows:

      "Im irregular and my lst day ws 26 july hd unprotected sex 29 and on da 1st of august i think i ovulated because my temp was hig had a major migrane it ws bad and ws really thirsty. From tht day i hve hd da following symptoms on and on: cramp like twinges or butterfly feeling in my uterus which started focusing on my right side particular, high temp,gas,constipation,pricky feeling in my boobs a lower backache which hardly goes but eases up some days n slight weight gain coz nibble a lot n highly thristy. 3days before af i hd a bd cramp on my left side the opposite of da usual it was hecticit affected my back and inner thigh and hd nasty potty session where i wld release gas it wld hurt.but that lasted two hours only. Now i hve da usual tiny minor cramps back on my right side and now my boobs feel like somethng is flowing towards them and poking them. I tested twice n neg mayb ws too early. What u think. Am i having ips or its real"

      gatha, I'm a bit confused about what you are saying. If you say your last day was 26th july, was that the last day of your period? In any case if the last time you had unprotected sex was 1st August then a pregnancy test really should come out positive by now to be honest so it sounds like maybe you have some other bug or something. It is difficult to know what is going on when you have irregular cycles but if you are worried about these symptoms and they continue then it may be worth you going to see your doctor.

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      aj 4 years ago

      hi ive been reading all ur advice well done for helpin every1 x wondered if u could give me some advice pls? i have to children already aged 9 and 3, had no symptoms what so ever with either of them was round about 10wk gone with both before i thought to do test.anyway my period is regular i think i ovulated on 8th am due on again in 3days but have really really sore breasts! not swollen or darker round the nipple just constant pains on sides and sometimes nipple hurts.have had constant cramps since the 12th and had to do some heavy lifting at beginnin of the week and my stomach was hurting after where usually im fine. just wondered what ur opinion would be? :) tc x

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      Lala 4 years ago

      I had a peroid on July 28th and i had sex a couple hours after we had sex, my peroid only lasted until Wednesday August 1, i have been really tire and my back has been killing me, im really worried about this. Cant I be Prego?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Bers, thanks for your comments. I assume that you meant you had unprotected sex! It sounds like the timing was good so there is always the chance that you are pregnant but bearing in mind you have just come off birth control your hormones might be fluctuating and this could be causing the symptoms that you mention. However, if your period is due on Friday it may be worth testing again Saturday if your period has not turned up by then.

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      Bers 79 4 years ago

      Hi there butterfly loving all your posts and advice , I am new to this site and would love some advice if possible , I am 33 with 2 boys ( 9-19m) on the 27 July I had my period lasted 3 days I was on birth control but came off as I felt it was time to try for new little one , I had on protected sex on the 31 - 1-3-4-7-9 and 13 , my period is due this fri , but for the last 2 weeks I have a lot of septoms of pregnancy , cramping , serve headaches , backache , tiredness in result I could sleep all day , moody to point I loose it over noting , I going to toilet a lot , there is discharge , and my breasts look big to a point I went got measured for a new bra only over a month ago and they keep falling out , i had kidney infection 2 weeks ago , but with my first i used to

      Get them a lot , I done test on Monday and came out negative , went to doc and she done one on me which was the same, but I told her my septoms and said there maybe a chance I could be further as my period is only 3 days last month and was lite enough , could it be possible , and with negative tests , I know with my last little man I had negative result first time around , what you think? Please help thanks

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      jennifer, my first instinct is that you have a stomach upset if your test is negative but you would only get a very faint line at this point so it might be worth testing again in 3-4 days time if you are still feeling the same.

      Ssalmonbaker, it is possible to have symptoms that resemble those of pregnancy symptoms and still not be pregnant (just have a look at the results of the poll near the top of the page) so if the test came back negative then you are probably not pregnant unless you took the test too early (best wait until about 12 days after ovulation).

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      Ssalmonbaker 4 years ago

      I am having the symptoms of a pregant person, so i did a test and it came back negative, but i am still having the same symptoms again. Could i be pregnant, even though the test came back negative?

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      jennifer 4 years ago

      Here's my story!! I had unprotected sex 9 days ago. I woke up this morning at 3am and stated vomiting and pooping at the same time for about 1hour. This morning at 8am I feel real dizzy, hea rtburnjust feels like crap, thought I smelled something that I didn't smell tired. I am 21yrs old with 3yr old twins

      Here's the problem though I haven't had a period in a year I took a pregnancy teat today and its negative! Help

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      What a great day to break the news :-)

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      Steph 4 years ago

      Im hoping so ! Today's my husbands birthday so I'm gonna break the good news to him :)) thanks so much for everything ! I'll come back to update :)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Steph, wow that is brilliant news congrats! I would say that the chances of having a healthy pregnancy this time are far greater than having a miscarriage. I won't lie, there is always the possibility of a miscarriage with a pregnancy but it is a very small chance compared to the chances of it being healthy :-)

      Brandis I have just seen your other comment about having a period when you are pregnant. This happens very rarely. The reason you can read about this is because it is rare people will write about it. Many other millions of pregnancies do not have bleeding but people don't write so much about that because it is boring :-) You could take a test to set your mind at ease.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Jane, it is difficult to tell where snouts in your cycle you are because it is probably a bit messed up at the moment. If he did not ejaculate inside you then it is highly unlikely you are pregnant. However, if you are not sure then if you were in your fertile time then it is possible. As that was only 9 days ago then symptoms should only really start to show about now. You should wait really to take a test for at least 3-4 days so that you get a better chance if a definite answer.

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      Steph 4 years ago

      Well I'm back :)) I took a test this evening ! And it was positive :))) but not getting my hopes up cause I'm a little scared of getting my hopes up just waiting it out till I get a little later cause I'm actually suppost to start today soo I'll be back :) to update how likely is it that you can have two miscairges in a row ?

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      Jane 4 years ago

      And my symptoms are headache nausea hot flashes sore/tender breast no period and a lot of vaginal discharge and constipation and I just got over a terrible sinuses cold after having sex if that helps

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      Jane 4 years ago

      Ok here's my story I was on depo shot for about 2yrs then I finally decided to get off April 10, 2012 then I started taking the pill which didn't work for me because I would miss days so I notice some bleeding on June 30, 2012 and I assumed it was my period starting back after all those years of depo shots then the period seemed to not be as normal as my periods usually are I took BC pill on that next day which was Sunday like the pack instructs you to do so and I starting noticing my period lightening up the I missed a few pills and eventually I didn't take anymore and that period only lasted a few days and my normal periods last about 8 days so mind you I was practicing abstinence up until August 10, 2012 I had protected sex the first time then we had sex again that morning and it was unprotected but he didn't cum in me well at least I don't think he did he said he pulled out and I didn't see any cum but I've been experiencing all the pregnancy symptoms well at least I think they are I was pretty sure I couldn't be pregnant but all my friends are telling me other wise and I don't want to scare myself any longer what do you think the chances are and if I should even waste my time testing to see??

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      Alexis 4 years ago

      Dang. Well we tried again last night, and it felt like i was ovulating the day before. So hopefully this one will take! Crossing my fingers.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi mariec, it sounds like you could have had a chemical pregnancy which is basically when the egg fertilises but the pregnancy does not stick and you are likely to get your period within about 5 days of it being due. Many people don't even realise that they have had a chemical pregnancy because their period arrives but it's just late.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi alexis, if your period was 5 days long this month and the last time you had unprotected sex was the last day of your period then it is extremely unlikely that you are pregnant. The earliest you are likely to have ovulated is day 10 (in very rare cases it could be a day or 2 earlier but if it is earlier the egg is not likely to be mature enough to fertilise) and sperm can only survive for a maximum of 4 days (again unusual to last that long) so really I would say no, you are not pregnant.

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      mariec789 4 years ago

      ok I have read every post here and confused..... I was 2 days late with my period and got a positive pregnancy result, I didnt realise I was late till I started getting sick one day for no reason (I never get sick ever) and heartburn that Ive never had before neither, so got worried and did a test, the day after the result I got my period, a proper period for 3 days which I always get and nothing different. since the period I have no symptoms of being pregnant no sickness feel or the heartburn I was experiencing, was gonna wait till my next period was due to take another test. Am confused why wud I get period if I am pregnant??? Am I still pregnant?

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      Alexis 4 years ago

      Hello.

      I'm freaking out here.

      I had the iud in and it was expelled for awhile before i realized it. I had unprotected Dec for about 2 weeks before getting the iud removed. when i got the iud removed, i was on my period, which came 3 days early. My periods usually last about 10 days but this one was only 5 and lighter than usual.

      I had unprotected sex the last 3 days of my period, which were the 7th, 8th &9th of this month, the 9th being one of my fertile days. I was suppose to ovulate the 14th. I've been having all kinds of different symptoms.

      Being thirsty, creamy/beige discharge, heightened smell, fatigue,headaches, cramping, and hot flashes.

      The 9th was the last day i had sex. Could i be pregnant if o was on my period? Or is it too far away from my ovulation day?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      That could be a sign Steph as your hormones would change and can affect whether or not you would get a break out. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you :-)

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      Steph 4 years ago

      Thanks for encouragment :)) Im suppost to start on the 19th but I usually break out with acne before my period but I haven't yet ?? Is that usually a sign where maybe my hormone levels have changed ? Thanks sooooo much for helping me ' I don't talk to alot of people about it :)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Steph, I'm so sorry about your miscarriage. I also heard that you are more fertile for the 3 months following but sometimes this doesn't happen. In fact sometimes you can have anovulatory cycles after a miscarriage and your body takes a while to get back to normal so please don't give up - you have shown that you can get pregnant so hopefully it is just a matter of time when your body is ready again. x

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Brandis, it could be to do with your hormones, I think sometimes extra progesterone can cause similar symptoms to pregnancy which can be very annoying.

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      Steph 4 years ago

      So me and my husband had a miscarriage on April 8th and my doctor told me to do what I wanted ( either waiting or trying right away ) so being so devastated I needed to wait for my first cycle to come around any way cause it drained me . So we did and he told me that the first three months are when I would have the best luck on conceiving so we tried and no luck :( now we are 4 months after it and still trying I'm due to start on the 19th but I too make my self think I am when I'm not so I've been trying not to think about it but it seems nearly impossible! I need help :(

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      Brandis 4 years ago

      I looked up alot of information and i did see some pple who had a first period during pregnancy full bloated heavy, dark red blood for there normal period so i don't c how someone could get it mixed up with implantation and they said they later found out they were pregnant a few weeks later, is that really true? and they had healthy babies no miscarriage.

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      Brandis 4 years ago

      Okay im back, i don't know whats going on with my body, why am i still bloated to where i look pregnant and my boobs still hurt and ace and even itch. and i got off 2 days ago, if im not pregnant why is this occuring?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi again msub, I don't really think you can compare cycles when you have an IUD to when you haven't so I would take this cycle with a pinch of salt. Your hormones are bound to be changing after the IUD has come out so it could be a change in hormones that is causing you to have pregnancy type symptoms. It would also likely take a few months for your cycles to settle down. That would be my uneducated opinion anyway! Of course I could be wrong and you could be like sheila27 and be pregnant but be getting negative tests, but this is very rare. I hope you get it figured out soon.

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      msub12 4 years ago

      Hi, I'm back to let u know what happened well I got the blood test results 2 days after my last post and they came back neg so I let it go. Although there is one more confusing thing I have had no period at all not e en a sign and am still experiencing nausia/ vomiting, sore boobs, frequent urination, and mood swings. I am officially on cycle day 38 and still waiting on af. Have any advice?? The longest my cycles habe ever been were 28 days and the shortest is 21 which was regular for me. I have never missed a cycle at all. But there is always a first time for everything. Just wanted to what u think about my situation. Also have been feeling spasms like muscles streching in my lower abdomin, and aching coming from both of my overies but no menstral cramping or bleeding not even spotting.

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      Sandra 4 years ago

      Thank you (:

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Ok so that makes last month a very short cycle but still if you got your period after you had sex you should be fine.

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      Sandra 4 years ago

      I got my period around July 16

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Sandra, if you have regular cycles of about 28 days then your period would likely be due about 21 August but it really depends on when your July period was. Having said that, if you had sex the same day that your period arrived then you would not be pregnant from that.

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      Sandra 4 years ago

      I had sex June 26 I got my period that same day not heavy at all then I got my period pretty heavy July it's august 15 and I haven't gotten it I'm scared!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Yes please do keep us posted brandis.

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      Brandis 4 years ago

      thank you so much butterfly67, i am felling better and i will just try again when ovulation comes, but i will keep you posted!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi brandis, I know it is really frustrating when this doesn't happen straight away, particularly when you said you fell quickly with your first. But like your doc said it does take a while for the shot to get out of your system so it looks like you are just going to have to be patient I'm afraid. There really is likely nothing wrong as you have shown that you can get pregnant but your hormones really need to settle and that does take time. Try not to get too obsessed for it to happen quickly because it really will happen for you and stressing yourself out about it will only make things worse and you will upset yourself. It may be good that you are getting sore boobs in the second half of your cycle as this often happens because of the progesterone that is produced which is needed for an embryo to successfully implant. Good luck and sorry you are so upset, I have every confidence that it will happen for you though :-)

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      njy7 4 years ago

      Thanks for your reply, it really made me feel less worried now! :]

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      Brandis 4 years ago

      Hey Butterfly67, im back with some bad news, what i thought was implantion bleeding on the 12th day after being 12dpo becuz all i had was light pink spotting then just brownish discharge when i wiped. I was so excited to get i maybe pregnant and then the next day it when from more and more dark red blood, i couldnt do anything but cry, I don't understand why its taking so long when i timed perfectly, i can't trust the symptoms anymore becuz i won't be able to tell them apart and all i could do was cry and tell my partner the bad news. I just feel like giving up, why does it take most women 6mths to a year for them to conceive? Why are my nipples so tender and sore, they never got this sore with me being on my period? What pills can i take to increase my chances of getting pregnant? Thanks for your time Butterfly!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi njy7, although it is worrying if your period changes like that, the fact that you still had a period for 3 days would indicate that you are not pregnant. Even if you got close, the fact that you did not have sex until he put a condom on would mean you should not be pregnant. If you want to just make sure to set your mind at ease you could just pick up some cheap tests as shown above as these are pretty accurate.

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      njy7 4 years ago

      Hello, I've just thought about this today... The last time I had my period was on June 28, and my next one has just started August 10. Wouldn't that be a late period? The weird thing is that it was light and lasted only 3 days, but the third day it stopped after I woke up to change myself. Ever since my very first period, I've always had really heavy bleeding and it lasts 6-7 days. Over a year now I've only had unprotected sex once, which was 2 months ago. In July, my boyfriend and I had our parts touching each other without a condom, and we both were wet but we didn't have sex until he put a condom on. Was it possible that semen could've been passed to me during that? My breasts are grew bigger and its painful. I don't want to think too much about this, but I'm deciding on taking a pregnancy test if my next period turns out the same. Should I wait and see how my next period turns out? Or should I take one soon?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Cathy, it could be one of a few things. It could be implantation spotting or it could just be that your cervix has been aggravated (e.g. from sex) or it could be other things like low progesterone so there is really no way to tell what this might be as it often happens to many people.

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      Cathy 4 years ago

      Hey,I'm trying to conceive for 3 months.I had spotting tiny pink streak with CM 6 days before my AF due.What that means?? please answer.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi simon, did you take a test to know you are pregnant then? It may not have been implantation spotting, many people can have spotting at 10dpo and not be pregnant (in fact I have had it myself). However, if it was implantation, it is not unusual to have cramps that go with it. So really it could go either way.

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      Simon 4 years ago

      Hi Butterfly67,While on 29 days cycle I had implantation spotting last night at 10 dpo and have been very tired ,mild crampy and bodyaches for 6-7 days.My periods due on 15 aug but cramping badly for 2 days and sounds like my period comes.If I'm pregnant then why I'm having pms and discomfort?I am waiting for your response.Thanks.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi bootycw, then it sounds like you did have your period albeit it was different to your usual cycle. Sorry for the negative if you were hoping for something else.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi francelynrose, it really depends on what day you ovulated. If it was before day 14 of your cycle then you have a chance but if it was later than that I would say no. If your cycles are 28 days then you may have ovulated on day 14 but it would still be better to have sex closer to ovulation for a better chance of getting pregnant (and to know when you are ovulating).

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      bootycw 4 years ago

      Thank you for your reply. I did a hpt today which came out negative.

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      francelynrose 4 years ago

      hello good day..im just asking, my period is on july 30, i have sex with my hubby on august 5-6 and 9.can i be pregnant on that!i am ttc and i have a regular period.thanks :)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa, unless you can tell me that you had unprotected sex on some other day than the first day of your period I will still say you are not pregnant I'm afraid.

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      danaa 4 years ago

      the other day I had severe severe cramps, & I threw up, but i hadn't eaten much. could that be a pregnancy sign?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi ska for sure that does sound like you could be pregnant. Particularly if your breasts are sore and you have blue veins appearing that are not normally there, but also all of the rest of the things that you mention are pregnancy symptoms. You could take a test now and if you are 3 days let then you would for sure get a second line on the test by now if you are pregnant.

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      ska 4 years ago

      hey i was just wondering if i could get some advise into weather i could be pregnant or not, my last peroid was in 10-11 july and its usualy between 27-28 day cycle always on the button, i am 19 and me and my boyfriend have been ttc for the past 6 months, notting yet but the last week or so i have been feeling realy tired well outa the blue, like i would have a sleep for around 8-12 hours and when i wake in the middle of the day i would feel abso drained and just want a nap, my breast are sore to touch and theres blue vins that are very noticable, about aweek ago i had light cramping for 2 days very light, but i am going of some foods and i am having headaches and feeling abit bloated , getting some pain in my lower back, and my peroid is now 3 days late, hope to hear back soon thanks

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Bootycw, yes there is a chance that you could be pregnant particularly if the bleed you had was brown and maybe more like spotting. If it was a bleed that would fill a pad then it would be less likely I would say. It is possible that you have been noticing these symptoms more because of the light period but as I say, if it really was very light then there is a chance as they do sound like pregnancy symptoms.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      TyquetteL, yes, if you had unprotected sex from day 8 onwards then you could be pregnant.

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      Bootycw 4 years ago

      Hello,

      My period is like clock work every month. But this month I was 2 days late but it was a brown colour and no were near as heavy and it only lasted 2 days and it normally lasts 6. On the third day I spotted a dark brown discharge.

      over the two days I bled I had a light cramp and on occasion hurt. I never get cramp with my period only the week before I start but this time nothing not one symptom of my period coming.

      After the 2 days I have had extreme bloating (I look 3 months pregnant) I have had people asking how far pregnant I am!

      Also nausea and light headedness at mid afternoon everyday and I have loads of gas (both ends) also have been constipated but today have been fine on this. Frequent toilet visits, headaches and hot flushes. Every now and again mainly while sitting I have like a stitch/discomfort on my right side.

      I am constantly hungry but when I see food the smell puts me off and I feel nauseated when I try and eat sometimes. I am going to test tomorrow but I am just worried what it will say as the more I think about it the more I think it is all in my head. Could I be pregnant?

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      TyquetteL 4 years ago

      Here is my situation my period usually comes on around the six of every month. In July is came on on the six and stayed on the whole five days. About three days after it went off me and my boyfriend started having sex. Now it's the 10th of august and my period still haven't came on yet and I'm just having sore nipples could I possibly be pregnant

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi cindy, apparently we often have an amount of hcg in our system at less than 5, so with a count of 2 this may just be a natural level. However it is worth testing again in a few days to see if it is in fact early pregnancy and the levels are rising. Good luck.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Nicole, I thought that you had answered your own question! You say your period arrived so you are not pregnant to which I would agree.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Firstly I need to go back to katiejewel whose comment from 5 days ago did not show up. I think you should be pretty safe (in fact your period may have shown up by now), sex was on day 17 so you would need to have a 31 day cycle to catch ovulation. Worrying will delay a period though!

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      Nicole 4 years ago

      You didn't answer mine..

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      Cindy daniels 4 years ago

      Hi, I have a question of anyonr can help me, I had a blood test done yesterday, im not dew to start my period till saturday but the test showed a 2 for hcg but they can not call that a positive because it needs to be a 5 because they say the egg could have fertilized but not implanted, so my question is, would ANY hcg show up if your not pregnant. This is important to me because my husband and i have been trying for 13 years & im 32 now & i know my time is some what limited but it would be nice to know that it is still possible. I was told the reason i was having problems is because my body couldnt handle it because i was very over weight but I finally did get down to the weight im supposed to just last year so we did start trying again. Thanks in advance. Cindy

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi MNSD, well if you got your period on 30th July then you would likely not have ovulated yet so you could not be pregnant on this cycle and as you got your period after your egg donation cycle then you won't be pregnant from that. However, if you started taking bcp late then you may want to use extra protection this cycle from now on just to be sure.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi purpleshark, well those do sound like pregnancy symptoms so it may be worth taking another test in 4-5 days. However, when people say they always have a regular cycle my answer is there is always a first time for it to change!

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      MNSD 4 years ago

      Finished an egg donation cycle on July 22 (where extract all my eggs after taking fertility meds, essentially ovulating) and had unprotected sex July 28. Got my period July 30 and it was big and lasted a week (normal for me and for after ED cycle) and didn't start my BCP til this Monday (Usually begin that Sunday after I get my period, so a week later) however, I am OBSESSING over NOT wanting to get pregnant. I feel fluttering in my uterus and making myself think I am nauseous, back pain, thinking I have to pee (even though I drink a lot of water normally), have a TINY, like barely there microscopic pink color after I pee on the TP. I ordered preg tests today on Amazon so won't know for a week but I cannot calm down. No breast tenderness or hot/cold problems. Your opinion?!

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      purpleshark 4 years ago

      Forgot to add that the last couple of days I've been feeling sick in the evenings - had sickness at this time with first child. Tonight have been sick and am trying, so don't know if brain is messing with me lol

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      purpleshark 4 years ago

      hi, my periods and ovulating are like clockwork. My period was due on Tuesday (today is Thursday) it hasn't arrived. The last week or so my stomach has been feeling really bloated, uncomfortable at times, breasts have been sore (in the last couple of days) I have been getting really bad indigestion and instead of my period have white discharge. I took a pregnancy test the day my period was due and the morning after. Both negative. Thanks in advance.

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      Nicole 4 years ago

      Hi I've been on trifeme for 5 years but I changed my pill to levlen last month and I had unprotected sex 5 days after starting it and a few times over the last few weeks and his been finishing inside me and for the last week my stomach has been feeling bloated in the Lower stomach and feeling strange so I thought I could be pregnant i feel like i am but today I got my periods so I guess I'm not

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      msub12 4 years ago

      Thank you for posting back... I was thinking the same thing but I still have yet to get the results in.I will keep u updated

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi msub12, I'm sorry but I don't really know how a body reacts after the removal of a copper IUD.If you got a faint bfp that then turned negative then maybe you had a chemical pregnancy. This might be possible if your body ovulated really early. It will be interesting to see what the blood test results show.

      Hi sheila27 and thanks so much for coming back and posting again. I see from my previous reply to you that it did sound like you were pregnant and I am so happy for you that you are now at 11 weeks with a healthy baby! It is weird how our bodies act sometimes but as I said before there do seem to be rare cases where the tests come out negative so you are indeed a special case :-) Congrats! I would have loved to have seen the look on your GPs face!

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      sheila27 4 years ago

      Hiya, I did post on here about me missing my period for 2 mths and all the tests( 1 blood test and 10 hpt's) kept coming up negative. I had and still have all pregnancy symptoms and people kept saying it was all in my head. I kept pushing my gp for a scan but he refused. well I had a scan a week ago for something totally unrelated( well I had to come up with something ) and lo and behold there was our little bubbles( that's our name for it) happily swimming around. I am nearly 11wks gone now. I felt preggers all the time but because the tests were negative and even thyroid and hormonal tests were also negative, I was told my mind was playing tricks on me. I even had a linea nigra start showing up on my tummy but I was still not believed. Grrrrrr!!! You know your own body so go with how you feel till a scan says otherwise. Bubbles and I are fine. I knew I was pregnant whole heartedly so I kept on with my prenatal vitamins including folic acid. The look on my gp's face when he saw the scan was priceless. I am one of those women whose hpts never show up positive I guess. Baby dust to all and God bless.xx

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      msub12 4 years ago

      Hi,

      I have a very confusing situation. I had been using the copper IUD for almost 2 yrs when it fell out on 7/10/12 I started af on the 11 th and was normal. I usually have 21 day cycles but on cd 17 &18 I got a faint bfp on home pg tests. I tested again on cd 20 and got a bfn and on cd 23 had really light spotting when wiping afer using it but has not happened again since. Went to the Dr. Yesterday on cd 28 got urine test and was neg but also had blood test and will hopefully get results sometime today. I also wanted to add that i have been experiencing all pg symptoms even ariolas are darker in color. If pg will be my fourth. Just wanted to ser what u might think? Im a bit baffeled.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Cindy, well that sounds like it could be implantation bleeding for sure so I will keep my fingers crossed for you. However, it may just be some hormone fluctuations so even if you have this it may not mean that you are pregnant so it is really difficult to know. Good luck.

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      Cindy daniels 4 years ago

      Hi buterfly, I have a 29 day cycle, DH & I have been trying for quite a while, my most fertile day was the 28th , exactly 7 days later on the 3rd I started spotting very light pink but not enough to use a tampo or anything, its only there when I wipe, today it has turned brown only when I wipe, I've been getting very dizzy and that never happens but those are the only 2 signs really, im not due to start my menstrual cycle till the 11th so when I started spotting I was only at 21 days. Im very regular on my cycle every 28-29 days.does any of this sound like a possibility? My fingers are crossed, thanks for your time.Cindy

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Brandis, there is no reason why you would be at a high risk of miscarriage if you ovulated on day 19/20 (I assume you are asking that because it is a bit later than the 'norm'). You would likely expect AF about 14/15 days after ovulation so you would probably have a 34 day cycle or something similar so maybe expect AF on 14/15th August? I would say don't test until you are at least 10 dpo so maybe in a few days time (although you could get a faint line earlier than that) you could think about testing. Good luck.

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      Brandis 4 years ago

      okay im back, now i said in my past conversations that i had my last period on the 11th of july which only lasted 3days and i ovulated on day 19 and 20. Since i ovulated then and if i conceived would it be a high risk i would miscarry and if i didn't when would i expect my AF. Its the 28th day and i havent started my period yet. Could i be pregnant and when would be a good time to test. And i never really had a cycle ovr 28 days. my nipples seem to get more sore everyday and i have been very bloated lately.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Ssbalersalmon, your menstrual period is your body shedding its uterine lining that is there to provide an environment for an embryo to grow in, and it will only do that if you are not pregnant so if you had your period after you had sex then no, you are not pregnant. If you are pregnant then you will not get your period.

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      Ssbakersalmon 4 years ago

      But i had unprotected sex before my Menstrual, isnt it possible that i can be pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      It doesn't sound like you need to worry Jenny - but if it would put your mind at ease then go. I don't know about costs of these things in the US I'm afraid (which is where I assume you are).

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      Jenny 4 years ago

      Iusually start my period on the 20 something, & I think I started like on the 24th he didn't ejaculate inside me , he ejaculated no where near me but he put it inside me after tht again, like a couple mins after tht cause he was cleaning the wet stuff off and until it dried.. should I go to planned parenthood &get plan b just in case? I don't have money because I don't work and I don't even have a car or permit so my brothers gnna give me a ride to he libary but im going to walk there ,he doesn't know though. But do you think I could get for free if I talk to themm about it or if I pay him back or something?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa, the only real pregnancy symptom that you can rely on is missing your period.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Jenny, if he did not ejaculate inside you then it is highly unlikely you are pregnant (and it sounds like he didn't). Also take note of where you are in your cycle, when was your last period? If your period is due in a week or less or if it started less than a week ago then, even if he came inside you, it is still highly improbable that you could get pregnant (however if us not advisable to use timing as a contraceptive!).

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      Jenny 4 years ago

      Ignore the 'he cummed' beore the i asked my boyfried what it was, i meant to ask if he precummed or if it was just because I was wet and the tip got wet also.. I'm so paranoid.. please help :/ I'm really religious and my parents are too, I actually think I'm more religious than them. And I don't regret doing that with him I wouldn't want to do it with anybody else cause I love him and trust him but I'm just not ready for that , and I know I shouldn't be having sex I'm 15 &he's 17 but we promised eachother it would be the last time that we do stuff, (foreplay)

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      jenny 4 years ago

      Can someone please help me asap. I highly doubt I'm pregnant but Iwanna take plan b just to make sure. I just wanna know I think my boyfriend precummed not on m though, he cummedi asked him what it was and he said its probally from my vagina cause I was really wet so I sucked on it just to make sure but I'm not sure if that even works? Could I still get pregnant? He cummed but no where near me and he waited till it was dry and was kind of cleaning it off and then I sucked on it so I made sure again and he put it in me deeper than usual andit was my first time.. I don't think I. Used a lot of details but if you need to know more to find out just ask. And sorry if I misppelled a lot of words I'm just kind of paranoid. Oh & my neck hurts and my back kind of but I doubt I am pregnant I was just really focuse d on that all day cause I read that smewhere but I think I'm just paranoid..

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      danaa 4 years ago

      what if my tummy is really hard now, it looks like a little ball. & it hadn't been this hard before.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      If you had sex and then 9 days later you got your period then no, you are not pregnant.

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      Ssbakersalmon 4 years ago

      Wat if u had unprotected sex 9days before ur period, after ur period is finish, is it a possibility u could be pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi melinda, although it sounds possible that you could be pregnant, the fact that you have had negative hpts indicates that you probably are not as they should be pretty accurate by now. Your period may be late due to other reasons like stress, travel, illness etc. it may be worth taking another test in a week or so but I would hope AF would turn up by then.

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      katiejewel 4 years ago

      hey i have a few questions. i had my last period july 7-11. i had protected sex on the 23 but the condom broke, however he did not ejaculate inside of me. My fiancee and i have been worried sick. i have not had many symptoms. I haven't been able to eat lately but i can't decide if thats not from being so stressed or not. I took a pregnancy test yesterday morning and it was negative. Are we in the clear? We really don't want to have a child. He is in the air force and it would be a lot of stress.

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      Melinda0112 4 years ago

      I could really use some advice! My periods are usually between 29-31 days apart, my last visit from AF was June 27 and it is now Aug. 3 & still no sign of AF! I had unprotected sex on July 11, 13, and a few times after the my period was overdue. I have taken 6 hpts now and still all negative. I have had cramping on and off for about 3 weeks but it is unlike the regular cramping I get before my period, usually I get really bad cramps but so far they have been mild and more annoying. I have also been bloated for weeks, more gassy and I have not been have normal bowel movements, maybe 2-3 a week, also my appetite has increased. Is it possible I'm pregnant or is this something else?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi kealey, it is often better to take a test with your first morning urine as this is more concentrated but if you take one in the evening make sure you have held it for 4 hours beforehand! Good luck.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi celeste, for sure it is possible that you are pregnant and if your period is due today then a test would be accurate if you took one. It is very very rare that you will have a period and be pregnant so if your period arrives you can be pretty certain that you are not.

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      Kealey 4 years ago

      Still no sign of my period, my boobs last night and this morning were very sore and tender to touch so I will be taking a pregnancy test this evening if nothing shows up

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      Celeste 4 years ago

      Hello Butterfly,

      I was wondering if you would know anything about these symptom's I have been having. Me and my fiance Nick have been having unprotected sex for almost a year. We ended up have sex 3 times while I was on my high fertility and I did not realize it until I opened that MyDays App on android. He jucied in me 3 times that week. Ever since than I have been experiencing stomache pain's. Just 2 day's ago I couldn't keep any food down.. If I eat something I would throw it right up. I've also been smelling food when there's nothing even cooking which is strange. But i've had stomache and back pain's and horrible pai's mainly near my sides. They almost feel as if they are coming from behind my rib's but I can't tell because they randomly jump to different places on my side and hurt. My back has ached horribly.. I've had headaches and I just can't get out of bed, and when I do I'm so weak and it takes the breath out of me to just walk up and down the stairs. what can this be. My period should be arriving today.. Last day he cummed in me was july 22nd which was my Ovulation day. I thought it might have been a flu coming on but it's been like this for so long... Please help. I've heard that people usually still have perio's even when they are pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi kealey, if you took a test then it should give you an accurate result for sure by now so it could be a good idea if your period doesn't turn up tomorrow.

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      Kealey 4 years ago

      Still no sign of period, was thinking about taking a pregnancy test tomorrow evening/Sunday morning?

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      Lozzzzz 4 years ago

      I don't feel unwell at all I feel ok just abit tired all day and bloated. I'm sure I am worrying over nothing but I will keep

      You posted on it all!! Thanks again :) x

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi again danaa, no problem, it is really not possible to get pregnant if you only had sex on the first day of your period so please do not worry. If you had sex at another time then maybe there is a chance. You have also had some bleeding (even just a day or two) and the morning after pill may well affect your cycles after taking it - plus the stress of thinking that you may be pregnant will also be affecting you. If you had sex 7 weeks ago and you are still worried, then taking a test now will give you a definite answer - you will not get a negative test at this point if you are pregnant, so maybe that will put your mind at ease.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi again Lozzzz, I think if you can wait a week to do a pregnancy test then you might get a better answer. It is really difficult to know if you are pregnant when you have been having irregular cycles and the symptoms could be those of pregnancy or they could be some other kind of stomach problem. If you are still feeling unwell for a week or so then for sure it might be worth going to see your doctor.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Shoo, I have to say that I don't think you are pregnant as you had your period a week and a half ago. However, stress and travel (and moving interstate pretty much combines those two major causes!) can cause your cycle to become irregular so this may be why you are experiencing this. I would give it a couple of months to settle down before worrying about any irregularity. However, obviously if you are having unprotected sex there is still a chance that you can get pregnant. Good luck.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Celeste, it sounds like you could be pregnant as symptoms would for sure might be starting to show by now. If you take a test now you might be about 12dpo+ in which case a pregnancy test might show a faint line. Otherwise you could just have a stomach upset and so if this has not sorted itself out in a day or two maybe you should take a pregnancy test. Good luck.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Firstly I have to go back a couple of days to comments that were marked as spam previously, so murugu, if you are 13 days late and you have had a negative hcg test then it is likely that you are not pregnant as this would show positive by now. It sounds like you are having irregular cycles which could be a symptom of other things (including stress, weight gain or loss, travel, illness etc etc). If you are concerned that your periods are really irregular then it might be worth seeing your doctor.

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      Kealey 4 years ago

      Thanks for answering! Il let you know x

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      danaa 4 years ago

      sorry I keep coming back.. but now if I'm pregnant I should be about 7 weeks. my tummy is a bit bloated.. & I get bad cramps every once in a while & I'm never hungry. is there a chance the morning afterpill didn't work?

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      Lozzzzz 4 years ago

      Hi again :). Still no period and my belly is rather podgier than before and i only weighed 7 stone now it feels like I have put a stone on. I have been telling myself to wait to do a hpt for another week. Of that isn't positive I am going to the doctors. I have been getting cramps In my tummy and I can't sleep on it at the night time. I smell different smells and also I am eating every 2 mins!! I don't know what to say it is or do about it lol. I'm scared to do a pregnancy test x

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Kealey, I think that of course if you had sex when you ovulated then there is every chance that you might be pregnant. However, I also think you should give it a few days at least to see if your period turns up a little bit late. If it is not here by the weekend then you may want to test but there is every chance that your cycle has just changed by a day or two.

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      Kealey 4 years ago

      I had unprotected sex 2 weeks ago today when I was ovulating but didn't think anything of it. Today I was due on my period, I'm always pretty regular but there's nothing in sight! I have felt some changes in my body recently but still thought nothing of it. Just been a bit more gassy than usual, constantly bloated, felt a bit sick every so often and minor headaches. I only realised today after my period not showing up that those could mean something. What do you think?

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      shoo 4 years ago

      Hey! I was wondering if u could help me a little...!? I have been having unprotected sex with my partner for the last few months and just recently in the last few days, I have been feeling nauseous, headaches, lower belly aches, after I eat i feel sick and purely just "off". I had my period (oh what I think was my period) about a week and a half ago, before I got it, I had light bleeding for a day and would go away, then come back and go away, that happened for a few days, then my actual period came and last for only about 3 days. I have noticed that my stomach is sticking out more than usual and are feeling bloated lately. About 2 days ago when I went to the toilet and wiped, I noticed light red/pinkish blood, but was only alittle bit and not enough to reach my undies, then 2day when i went to the toilet, there was any blood, but was a bit of brownish stringy mucas stuff, I have also had a bit of white mucas stuff when I wipe for the past week or so, but I didnt know what it was. I am soo confused, because I had my period not long ago, So I kinda gathered I wasnt pregnant, but now all of this has been happening, I just dont know and I took a pregnancy test the other day and it came back negative. Do you think there might be a chance that I am pregnant? I have just moved interstate with my partner and have been putting off going to the docs cause its not my usual doc, just yet... If u could help me out alittle, that would be great, thankyou

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      Celeste 4 years ago

      Hello,

      I had my high fertility on the 17-22nd of last month. My Fiance ejaculated 3 times during once on the 19, than on the 21st, and then the 22nd. Just yesterday, the 1st if august I started to throw up all my food. O can't keep anything down. My sides have been hurting me its not really my sides but just behiny ribs towards my sides. Idk what's going on. Can you please give me any ideas? I've also felt very weak and tired, with a stuffy noes. Maybe a cold. But these throbs are hurting my stomach! Please help.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi B, if you had protected sex then please don't stress at all, you will be fine. Stress can affect your cycle and this is very likely to have happened. X

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      4 years ago

      Hello, okay so here is my deal I had protected sex for my first time on July 20th I was supposed to start my period that same week. And now I am late on my period I am usually irregular . The problem is that Ive been feeling really weird lately. Such as bloating, really bad cramps, nausea, dizziness but no period . And not to mention I took a at home test pregnancy test today and turned out negative. (it was a dollar one idk I that makes a difference? Well point is I've been really stressed even though I am over age 21 I am really scared and honestly wouldn't like the idea of being pregnant quite yet. Not to say that the person I had sex with isn't the "love of my life" to be proud of this outcome . Please help me.!!! Most of my friends say I'm just stressing but I really can't help but to stress . I am really scared !

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      murugu 4 years ago

      mam,i have 13 days missed period with no pregnancy symptoms.i had HCG test in home but it shows negative result.i have 4 days late period every month after my marriage.so i want to know whether i could be pregnant or not and also how far i should wait until i know my correct result

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      Lozzzzz 4 years ago

      Oh dear I really don't know lol it's too far back to remember that but I can remember having pain after my period. I'm going to wait and see if anything happens and if not I will either get a pregnancy test or go to the doctors. I'm going to give it another week maybe 2 weeks lol. Then it will be over 6 weeks I haven't had a period for. Fingers crossed ayy haha. Thanks for all the advise and speaking to me. I haven't been able to talk to anybody!! x

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Lozzz I think that sometimes parents will think that no-one is going to be good enough for their daughter so he may be fighting a losing battle. So as long as you think he would be a good dad and partner then that is all that really counts.

      Yes, in theory if you finished 12th June then you should be on by now but I think that 'should be' goes out the window after a 2-3 week bleed so I still think it is worth checking with your doc why s/he thinks that happened. If it was a miscarriage then you may well have not had a period for maybe 5-6 weeks before that and the first day may have been very painful.

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      Lozzzzz 4 years ago

      Thank you for replying :). We was trying for a year. I was on the contraceptive pill but came off it last year! I want to get pregnant and I don't if you know what I mean. We are both still with each other but it's complicated if you know what I mean.

      I don't know if i mid carried I dont know what it feels like. It has happened to me before but my period came on the date I said it would come and that was 28 days later. The stringy white mucus only lasted a day and disappeared. I haven't had anything since only when I sleep with him and obviously that's his semen lol!

      So if I finished on the 12th of June I should be on by now right??.

      I do want to be pregnant but I am not sure! We are both in a situation where my family doesn't like him and he doesn't know what to do to make them like him. Don't get me wrong he's lovely but we all have our arguments and that argument escalated out lol. I just don't know!! X

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Lozzzz, sorry for some reason your message was not shown as it was marked as spam for some reason so I have corrected it! (sorry I can't answer personal messages).

      So, of course the first thing I have to ask you is do you actually want to get pregnant? If not then I am not sure why you are having unprotected sex ;-) but of course you know that!

      Secondly it is very unusual to bleed for that long so I am not sure what is going on there and it may be worth getting checked out with your doctor - is it possible you were pregnant before and that was a miscarriage (bleeding can last for some time after a miscarriage)?

      After bleeding for 3 weeks I doubt that your periods would be regular to be honest so it would be difficult to know when your next period would be due but if you stopped bleeding on 12th June then it is unlikely that your next period would start until about 4 weeks later.

      Stringy mucus normally means ovulation so if you are getting that for a few days then I would not expect that you are pregnant.

      If you ovulated last Thursday then it would be too early to take a pregnancy test at the moment if you were not pregnant before.

      I do think if you bled for that long you should see your doctor and if you really don't want to get pregnant (although I suspect you do) then please get some form of contraception so that you don't have to have this worry every month and the worry about being thrown out of your house - there is plenty of time for you to get pregnant with someone who is there for you and is your partner rather than an ex who may just be out for what he can get - surely you deserve that? I hope that you get some answers. x

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      Lozzzzz 4 years ago

      Hi. I have been reading through all the messages and I need some questions answering :). Right where do I start... I started my period on the 22nd may and it lasted up untill the 12th June!! I am normally pretty good with my periods and they are always on time and regular. I would of come on, on the 3rd of july. I never came on and I thought I was fine. Then I was meant to come on again on the 24th July and still no sign. My belly feels full all the time, I feel sick sometimes before I go to bed and I will wake up with back ache and be on the toilet for half a hour having a wee!! I am always hungry but the thing is my breasts haven't been hurting and they normally do before my period! I have had loads of mucus and it's really white and stringy like superglue but I had that when my period was over due on July 3rd. I am not with the partner anymore but we was trying for a baby when we was together. I have been sleeping with my ex without protection for a year and a half now and I have slept with him on my ovulation days. The last time I ovulated was last Thursday and he came inside of me 4 times everytime we slept with each other. I don't speak to anyone about this I normally just wait and see what happens!! I am absolutely scared out of my witts my mum and dad hate him and I don't know what to do!! Help lol

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Marie the headaches are unlikely to be pregnancy related at this early stage and the sperm needs to be inside you to meet the egg so it is not likely you are pregnant. You should see your doc if the headaches are worrying you.

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      Marie 4 years ago

      I had unprotected sex twice once three days ago and the other four days a go. Once under water and other other he pulled out. Can you still get pg from the pre cum? Because my heads been hurting for three days straight at the same time frame of the day and I have been feeling like I am going to puke.. My last period was I think about two weeks ago. Around monday or Tuesday mine only last for three days. What could this be?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Nastasha, I know that we hear of stories where people still have their period when they are pregnant but these are really exceedingly rare I would have to say. So if your period has arrived I would say no you are not pregnant. Perhaps you just ate something that didn't agree with you and that is why you don't feel so well. It is not unusual to be 3 days late even when you are usually pretty regular so I wouldn't worry about this.

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      Nastasha 4 years ago

      Hiya, my period was due on Friday! I am always regular and normally 2-3 days early! I began to feel queasy on Friday and this followed through to Sunday. Ob Sunday I was very queasy and felt quite light headed! Took a HPT it was negative. Also I have been burping all weekend and it's quite acidic, occasionally bringing up vomit. On Monday my period finally arrived after being 3 days late, I still feel queasy and gassy! Is there a possibility I could be pregnant or am I over thinking this?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa, your stomach doesn't really change much in the first couple of weeks if pregnancy. After your period is due then you may get some bloating but in the early days there isn't really much of a change.

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      danaa 4 years ago

      my stomach has been hard since like the third week I had sex, & i've gained some weight. but when I bend down it just looks like fat. could I be pregnant?

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      Ssbakersalmon 4 years ago

      Its on and off like rite now it has arrived, but dnt know wat will happen later on in the week, but i will watch it.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi, it sounds unlikely but if all you have is a bit of spotting that stops then it is possible. If you have had some full flow then I would say no.

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      Ssbakersalmon 4 years ago

      I had unprotected sex on July 19th and my period came on the 29th but i am aving spotting can this mean i am pregnant.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi again brandis, the shortest luteal phase I have heard of (the time between ovulation and your next period) is about 10 days but it is more often closer to 14. However, the first part of your cycle can vary in length so I would expect your period to turn up (if it does) in 2 weeks. It sounds like maybe you had an anovulatory cycle last month if the whole cycle was only 16 days. It also sounds like you ovulated today on day 20 of your cycle, which is not uncommon, especially after a possible non ovulation cycle last month.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi francelynjones, it is possible that you could be pregnant, particularly with having unprotected sex on 9th which could be close to ovulation. Unless your cycles are usually over 28 days then it would be worth you taking a pregnancy test.

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      brandis 4 years ago

      hey butterfly67, im back with some news, well is it possible to ovulate 9 days b4 your expected period? When i wiped this morning my mucus was slippery and very stretchy and just to be sure i took an ovulation test and both lines showed up, i think its kind of strange that i ovulated so late in my cycle since my period was july 11th and only lasted 3days and was only 16days apart from my last period in june but if so i hope this is it, Is it possible? Oh and me and my bf had unprotected sex today to just in case.

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      francelynrose 4 years ago

      hi hello i have my period on june 29 then i have sex with my hubby july 6 then it happen again july 9 until now i dont have a period i did not test any pregnancy test yet could i be pregnant..i have feel breast pain and other pregnancy symptoms ...

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      Kristyann 4 years ago

      No, I haven't been worrying at all. I've just noticed alot of things and googled them and thought I'd ask

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi kristyann, I definitely think that you are worrying about it too much. It is really early to be getting pregnancy symptoms. When we worry we notice things in our body much more than we would otherwise so you may be stressing yourself out.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Li, some people do get diarrhea in early pregnancy but I would not rely on this as a pregnancy symptom as there are no doubt more people who have it who are not pregnant.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi zappy I think it sounds more like you have the flu or something then, especially if you got a negative test. I think you should wait a week if you can and if your period hasn't shown by then test again.

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      Kristyann 4 years ago

      Hello I am 17 and had unprotected intercourse just over a week ago during ovulation, since then I have had cramps in my lower abdomen, dizzy spells, diarrhoea, craving certain food then when I have it my stomach won't take it and I start to feel sick, my sense of smell seems more severe and I've been bloated. Maybe it's too quick to know if I am pregnant yet and I havent been worrying about it much I just want to know why you think x

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      Li 4 years ago

      Is diarrhoea a possible sign of pregnancy during the tww?

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      Zappy786 4 years ago

      Hiya its me again, ive taken a pregnancy test this morning its still negative, ive a a flu, temperature feeling hot and cold. But today ive got the metaluc taste in my mouth could i be pregnant am so confused

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      Lilmisspiggy 4 years ago

      Today I was also bloated so I hope so! Thank you x

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      It's quite possible then lilmisspiggy, good luck!

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      Lilmisspiggy 4 years ago

      Yeah they literally started about four days ago. I have had white discharge aswell but it doesn't smell. I hope I am pregnant x

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi beans37, it is probably nothing to worry about as there are reasons this can happen - your cervix could have been aggravated by sex, or it could just be spotting before your period amongst other things. But if it happens again and it does worry you then maybe see your doctor.

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      beans37 4 years ago

      "i went to the restroom this morning and i wiped and i had white mucus with spots of blood in it (it looked like a tiny vain) , im not prengant, i dont think. so what do that mean ?"

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      lilmisspiggy sorry I meant to say that your symptoms would have only started in the last day or so if you ovulated on 20th July as they do not tend to start really until about 6dpo when implantation occurs. Again, there is always the chance that you are pregnant if you had unprotected sex at the right time like you did but I think it is unlikely that these symptoms so early are pregnancy related but just relating to the extra progesterone that is produced in the 2nd half of the cycle - of course I could be wrong ;-)

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      Lilmisspiggy 4 years ago

      Last day??? What does that mean? Also I forgot to mention my tummy feels quite sore and tender to lie on

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      4L 4 years ago

      Thank u once again for ur time

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Oh 4L it must be so hard for you. Perhaps also the fact that you are going through this at such a young age is a struggle. Of course it is natural to want more children but by the sounds of things your health might be more important. Best wishes. X

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Lilmisspiggy, I think if you were pregnant your symptoms would only have started really in the last day and that would be quite early. More likely you are just feeling normal things for the second half of your cycle. Having said that, of course there is the chance that you are pregnant just because you had unprotected sex.

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      4L 4 years ago

      Thank u so much... Its just kind of a feeling iv had more then once almost ever period I have gotn sence my son turned one. But didnt think I would feel this way beings my first pregnancy was very hard with only a 50% chance I would be able to carry to term. Witch I didand even went farther and my son was over due 3weeks and was born threw c_section. And my dr was suppose to do a hysterectomy but because.it.was before my 25 birthday they.did not do the surgery at.that time and since iv had a abnormal pap and cancer runs im my family so now that I am 25 my dr wants me to get it done soon... But I with every.period I get I feel a lil loss but this time I cryed and that is not me at all.

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      Lilmisspiggy 4 years ago

      I had unprotected sex on the 20th July and my partner cummed inside me. I was ovulating at the time and since then I have had period-like cramps and a couple of dizzy spells. I've also felt abit sick. I'm not due on my period until the 3rd August but I'd like your opinion on this

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      Crissylite 4 years ago

      When it doubt, a blood test will tell you if you are pregnant for sure. ...Great article!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Maybe that is what she told you drsohel ;-)

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      drsohel 4 years ago from Dhaka, BD

      When my wife got pregnant, she understood just by missing period & doing pregnancy test and no other symptoms. Lucky she is, I think. No obsessing in the TWW. Nice hub. Thanks for sharing.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Juliee, no there is not really any chance of you being pregnant if that is the only time you had unprotected sex. You need to have sex at least (but probably more than) 10-14 days before your period starts as you usually ovulate 2 weeks beforehand and that is when you need to have sex.

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      Juliee 4 years ago

      Hello..My names Julie and me and my boyfriend have been trying for a kid..but i feel as if..the more i want it..its not gonna happen..but we had sex every night starting Wednesday..and i got my period on Sunday.. do you think theirs any possible chance i could be pregnant from haveing sex 5 days in a row..and about to start my period??

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi 4L, it sounds to me that the fact your bf pointed out to you that you might be pg made you think 'what if?'. Many people do not think they want (more) children until they find out that they might have got pg by accident, then the whole game changes. When you got your period after you thought you might have been pregnant then it is pretty natural to feel some kind of loss, realising that you weren't. If you feel like you have your hands full now and your bf doesn't want more kids then there is no harm not trying for more right now, but acknowledging the possibility that you may want another one later. So what I am saying is that what you are feeling us natural but try and sit it out for a couple of months at least and see if that urge stays with you or if it just a sense of loss at what could have been possible now. X

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      Carlie 4 years ago

      Yeah last month was very light and short, it was like barely a period, and now i just had a period a week ago. Now I started 4 days late again, and it is pretty light again.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Carlie, so unless I understand it wrong, you had a 7 day period that finished only a week ago. I find it surprising that anyone would say that you could be pregnant in this situation regardless of what other symptoms you are having. The best symptom of pregnancy is lack of a period and only very few people will have a bleed during pregnancy (and likely only a light one) so I think that you are just having irregular bleeds for some other reason.

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      Carlie 4 years ago

      I was suppose to start on the 21, but for some reason it came early and now I started again or something? On other sites I searched all my symptoms and it said possible pregnancy but I wasn't sure.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Carlie, it sounds like your periods are pretty irregular - there can be reasons for this but I would advise you to check this out with your doctor if you are worried. If your last period ended on around 17th/18th then I am confused as to why you think you should start on 21st? It would be more likely that your next period would arrive in mid August.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Gabby, yes for sure we all do it and it is really difficult not to! Good luck for 27/28th!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      No problem Ashley, I know what you mean, sometimes it just helps to talk things through or even just to get your thoughts down on paper. It does sound like it might be worth you finding another doctor if you can as yours does not sound like he is much help. I hope you get some answers x

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      Carlie 4 years ago

      So I started last month about 2 or 3 days late (about the 23) it was really light then i ended like 2 days later so it was like spotting, then 2 weeks ago i started on around the 10 and ended a week later on the 17 or 18. Now i was suppose to start on the 21..but haven't. So what could this be?

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      Gabby McMahon 4 years ago from Ennis, Co Clare, Ireland

      wow, this article really hits home....I am exactly that girl who would analyse and google every symptom in the hope getting a bfp this time....wish me luck 27/28th of July is testing day, and it has to be a bfp

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      Ashley 4 years ago

      Well it has always been a kinda whatever happens, happens with us. But lately i have been really considering it. But because I hadn't really decided which way to go (fertility treatment or birth control) but knowing i should chose one before my cysts get out of hand. I kind of just assumed i'd go with birth control until i was 100% sure I wanted a baby, even though i'm not preventing it if you kinda understand what im saying. But my previous experiences with the pill were not so good I cried every day, i was miserable and on an emotional roller coaster. Hence the reason I ended up stopping taking them. So last time i seen my doctor I mentioned that I wanted to maybe get back on the pill because the pains were starting to come back.. and all he said was hmmmmmm so i sat there like ok?????????? then he was like we will talk about that some other time. I wish to change doctors but im currently being treated for mental issues so its easiest to go to him because he knows my history.. But i have been thinking i might just keep him as a head doctor and find myself a body one lol :) I haven't taken a test yet i was thinking the doctor would probably give me one on the 30th when i see him.. And thats ok that you couldn't help i guess i just wanted to talk to someone my boyfriend doesn't really sympathise with my torturous bodily aches and pains.. But hoping everything is ok.... :) thank you!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Ashley, firstly I am a bit confused as to whether you are trying to get pregnant or not! I assume that as you are having unprotected sex then you are, but then you are discussing birth control methods with your doc? I have to say that I really don;t have any experience of PCOS apart from knowing that it gives you really irregular cycles. it is still possible to get pregnant when you have PCOS so have you taken a pregnancy test? I'm really sorry that I can't offer you much advice or guidance as I don't have enough experience of this. best wishes.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi zappy, it's still really early days as you are only on day 25 of your cycle so I think those symptoms you had are really too early for pregnancy ones. Pain below your chest is really not a pregnancy symptom either although the nausea is. But really I think it is too early to tell as it is likely your next period is not due for 3 days or more if it is the same length as your last cycle. Hang on in there, obviously there is a chance that you are pregnant if you have had unprotected sex but you don't want to be stressing every month if it is going to take you a few months to get pregnant :-)

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      Ashley 4 years ago

      Hi Butterfly,

      While I understand that you are not a doctor I was just wondering if you had any advice for me. :)

      Im a 20y.o overweight female. I suffer from PCOS and am trying to discuss bc methods with my doctor because I have recently been experiencing more pelvic area pain (assuming the cysts are starting to come back from before I was on birth control before) my doctor is very unmotivated to help me.. Anyway it has been at least six months since my last period AT LEAST. As recent as about two weeks ago I started spotting brown discharge only on the toilet paper when I wiped never made it beyond there. About two out of three times I wiped were brown and the other nothing, occasionally there were a few pink spots instead. It went away for about 4 days then came back with cramping. I'm not sure if it's a period coming on or if it could be an infection (because four lymph node's in my neck are swollen and infected so I assumed they are battling some type of infection) There hasn't been any itching down there also in the four days it stopped it was whitish noticable dry stringy discharge with the smallest ever pink tinge, didn't smell.. Although when the brown first started there was an abnormal smell coming from downstairs but it went away although the discharge continues. My lymph node's have been causing a lot of pain and headaches. And i have been having a lot of lower back discomfort. I can no longer sit with my legs crossed because i lose all circulation and my back hurts so bad. Just a bit of info on my current situation sorry if it was TMI. P.S I have a doctors appt 30th of this month.

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      Zappy786 4 years ago

      Hiya its me again, i took another preg test this morning its come back negative, could i be pregnant or not? Am so confused

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi brandis, checking your cervix is really not a surefire way to tell if you are pregnant and although some women can have excess mucus when they are pregnant there are many people (myself included) who have had the same 'symptom' and not been pregnant, so I wouldn't count those two as particularly good signs. Spotting is really something that you just see when you wipe whereas light bleeding might be more like some hitting a pad or in your panties. AF is just another way of talking about your period (Aunt Flo). I think the best sign of being pregnant is that your period is late, but sometimes we just can't wait that long!

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      brandis 4 years ago

      Im back, I still been having alot of creamy white mucus and i also check my cervix and it feels soft and high enough for me to just feel it with the tip of my middle finger. You think this could be a sign of me being pregnant? and just wanting to know what the difference between a light period and spotting, well how can u tell the difference, and whats AF?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      That is brilliant news punkrawkgirl, massive congrats to you and your boyfriend :-)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi carlie, really when you are still having periods it is unlikely that you are pregnant although it is possible to have spotting while pregnant. So I would say it is very unlikely. If you were 2 weeks early does that mean you bled after 2 weeks or your cycle is normally much longer? It is difficult to know without dates but really if you are still having your period, however irregular, you are likely not pregnant.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa, you can't feel a baby's heartbeat from outside your body without using a Doppler and even then you wouldn't likely hear it until probably the second trimester. You are probably just hearing your own heartbeat from blood vessels close to the surface.

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      punkrawkgirl 4 years ago

      Hello again. I wanted to thank you for your advice and update as I had no Internet til now due to a visit to family. I took the test the day before my period was to start and its a positive result. Yay! My boyfriend and I are very happy to be lucky enough to have a second child. I'm so happy my ovary situation wasn't an issue. Thank you again!

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      Carlie 4 years ago

      So I just wanted to know if this sounds like I might be Pregnant.. My last period I started late, it was very light and then I ended early, I started 2 weeks early this month and now I was suppose to be on 4 days ago but haven't started?

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      danaa 4 years ago

      okay but when I lay down on my belly, sometimes I feel a really hard heartbeat. sorry for the bother

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      mariacast13 4 years ago

      Oh okay, I thought I could be pregnant, see me and my husband have been trying for almost 7 months now, and nothing... I've never taken any birth control pills for anything. But probably I'm gonna have to visit a doctor or something if the spotting doesn't stop.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Maria, as I am not a doc, I'm sorry but I really don't know what could be happening with your cycle so it might be best to go and get checked out by your doctor. There is probably nothing wrong - perhaps your cycle could be settling itself down after say coming off birth control or something but it is worth going to get checked out. x

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      Maria Cast 4 years ago

      I am so confuse, I dont know if I could be pregnant or something is wrong with my period. I had my period on June 14th-20th then 11 days later I started to see very light red blood. That went on for 4 days until I started to bleed heavily and I assume that was my period because it lasted around 6 days. Then 8 days after I finished my period, Im starting to see a light reddish almost pinkish color and I've had it already for 2 day.... What can I do.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi jess, no, a shortening of the length of your period is not a sign of pregnancy. 7 is quite a long period so if nothing else 3 days is more convenient :-) don't worry about this as cycles can change and good luck for success soon.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa I think it is very unlikely that you are pregnant.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi ana, you don't say whether you normally have regular periods or if you have had any symptoms but the second point doesn't really matter as you may not have any symptoms at all. If you are normally regular and you have had unprotected sex the it sounds like you could be pregnant. Stress does delay periods but not normally that much. However if your periods are irregular then this may just be a long cycle.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Congrats Marie that is brilliant news. Most docs I think measure from the day of your last period so you would be 4-5 weeks but some pregnancy tests that display the number of weeks measure from ovulation. It can get pretty confusing but whatever the dates you are pregnant :-)

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      Jess 4 years ago

      So I have been trying to get pregnant for about 6 months. My cycle is always spot on and my period lasts exactly 7 days. This period has only gone for three? Could this be a sign of pregnancy? Should I take a test?

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      danaa 4 years ago

      but you don't think i'm pregnant?

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      ana 4 years ago

      my last period was june 1-6 and for july i have not started my period and its almost going to be august ive been stressed out alot and im worried if i could be pregnant please help me

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      Marie 4 years ago

      Butterfly you were correct I am pregnant. I made an appointment to see my doctor Wednesday, I had an IUD so I was unable to get pregnant before but Im going on 2 months that it has been removed. According to the conception calender I would be two-3 weeks pregnant now from what I read online doctors count the weeks that you begin ovulating to determine how far along you are. Thanks again =)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi marie, I'm sorry that you have not had any success over the last 9 months of trying. Have you been to see your doctor? Often they will only see you after a year of trying but it may be different in different countries. With irregular cycles it is hard to know what is going on and it is best to get checked out by a medical professional as I cannot advise you what might be wrong. If you have had cramps since you ovulated then this is unlikely to relate to pregnancy as any pregnancy symptoms would likely only start at earliest 6 days after ovulation so it may be worth getting checked out to see what is going on. Although your symptoms are like those of pregnancy they could be something else and of course we all notice things much more when we are trying to get pregnant so it may also be nothing. I think the best thing is to get yourself checked out. best of luck.

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      marie1011 4 years ago

      hopefully you can help me! my period have been irregular since october, my boyfriend and i have been tryin to get pregnant since then. i had my period the 25th-29th last month and was supposed to get my period two or three days ago this month, two weeks after i had my period last month i got cramps which i asssumed was ovulation but they still havent went away and along with the cramps came severe nausea i thought possibly it could have been the flu but i still have all the symptoms. along with head aches lots of "gasy" movement in my stomach, tired a lot, cant eat the foods i like anymore the smell of them makes me sick. my boyfriend and i had sex if not everyday every other day this last month. weve been trying to get pregnant for over 9 months and i have had many neg preg test over these 9 months i really dont want another neg test please help am i pregnant or what could it be . also ive been constipated and finally when i could go to the bathroom in was very watery please help asap

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      Marie 4 years ago

      Thanks Butterfly, that could also be a factor that I didn't put much thought into. I will definitely take another test then to see. Thanks again!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa, I think that if your abdominal pain is bad then you should see a doctor. It is possible that you could be having ovulation pain but this would not last for long so it could be something else.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Marie, by the sounds of your timings it is possible that you might be pregnant and this would be likely to show up on a test by now so it may well be worth taking another test now. Otherwise it could just be your cycle getting back to normal and the change in the hormones.

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      danaa 4 years ago

      but i've had really bad abdominal pain :( & i've never had pain between my periods like this..

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      Marie 4 years ago

      Im in my mid 30's and I have 2 children, youngest being 7. I recently had my IUD removed on May 3rd which was the 1st day of my period. I have normal periods every month, however, I never really paid to much attention to the days between cycles until May 3rd. My next period was May 30th (28day cycle). My next period, June 22nd (22day cycle)which was weird and I was expected to have my period this month (July). Now counting the days in my normal cycle, I am now at 31days and still no period. I was with my BF July 3rd when he got back into town after almost weeks gone so we were overly excited to see each other. I took a pregnancy test the second week of July which was negative. I was going to buy another one, but thought I should wait a few more days, maybe I'm stressing or something. However, I did notice my breast were tender and sore almost unbearable to touch today, something I normally do not experience during the periods. Any feedback helps. Thanks.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi cree, for sure if you are having sex in your fertile time then you could be pregnant. However, whether these symptoms are relevant may depend on the length of your cycle. For example if your cycle is normally 28 days then you would only be about 4 days past ovulation which would be unlikely to show any symptoms. However if your cycle is shorter and you ovulate earlier then you could be maybe 8dpo in which case you may start feeling some symptoms. But you can also get these kinds of feelings just because you are in the second half of your cycle.

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      cree425 4 years ago

      I started having unprotected sex with my bf on june 28th 2012 & I got my period on july 5 and it ended on jul.8 ,& started having unprotected sex with him again on jul. 9th.. Since I have been feeling very nauseous and having a crampy feeling in my lower abdomen (uterus).. Could I be pregnant? Oh I still have had unprotected sex from july 9 until now (jul. 22)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa, I think I'd you bled and spotted like that it is unlikely that you are pregnant.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi mrs Johnson. Firstly I have to say that I am not a doctor! But I believe that there are other reasons why your periods can be erratic apart from pregnancy. PCOS is one possible reason although I am not saying that you have this. But it may be worth getting checked by your doctor, particularly if you are trying to get pregnant. It is likely not anything serious but when you are trying to get pregnant it is difficult to know when you are fertile if your periods are not regular. Good luck.

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      danaa 4 years ago

      Well it all happened in a week. I mean like I spotted, then bled, then stopped, the spotted then stopped. all that happened in a week. do you think I'm pregnant?

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      Mrs. Johnson 4 years ago

      Hello there I usually dont do this but after reading most of the comments I really like how you just answer right on the spot. Well me and my husband are trying to concieve and I am 2months late ive taken a urine sample and a HCG blood sample and both negative. I did have the symptoms to later find out that I wasnt preggers and was very disappointed. I have resulted to taking fertility supplements. But my question is (if you can help me out please) could this be something serious if i havent had my cycle in 2mnts and not having any serious issues right now. I have gained some weight and I am wondering could that maybe have knocked my cycle off its rocker lol. Please give me some feedback.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      danaa are you saying that you had flow and then spotting that stopped 4 days ago? I don't expect that you are pregnant then. But if you have severe abdominal pain you should see your doctor as there could be another problem.

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      danaa 4 years ago

      okay so I had spotting, and flows for four days. then the spotting continued and stopped for like 4 days. & it's been 5 weeks since i had sex. & i have really bad lower abdominal pain.. could I be pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi angel, although it is possible that you might be pregnant from your symptoms I think it is more likely that your system is getting back on track after having your baby only 3 months ago. Quite often you will not ovulate in the first few months following a birth and so you could have cycles as short as 3 weeks with a light bleed. So I think that is maybe what happened to you and you might need to check to see when you start ovulating again by either using OPKs or taking your temperature each morning. Good luck.

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      Angel418 4 years ago

      Me and my fiance have been trying to have a baby lately. I just started bleeding on the 18th and it was a thick dark brown, then on the 19th it was little heavier and this time red mixed with dark brown, then on the 20th it was getting lighter and lighter, and on the 21st it was completely gone. My period isn't suppose to start until the 25th, Could that have been implantation bleeding? i have also been very tired and my sense of smell has been off the charts and also i feel nauses but i never threw up. Could i be pregnant? we are so anxious to know. also i just had my son 3 months ago.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi punkrawkgirl, I can imagine that you are likely to stress because if your 1 ovary but yes you have a good chance if getting pregnant every other month. It does sound like you have some pregnancy symptoms but as you say our mind can play tricks on us when we think about stuff too much! If you can't wait any longer to test (and I know how that feels!) then for sure you could buy a test and it should give you an accurate result if your period is due in 2 days. Make sure you get a sensitive test although most are pretty sensitive these days. Good luck.

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      punkrawkgirl 4 years ago

      I don't normally post on sites but my anxiety is driving me... in June me and my bf decided to try and have a second baby. I was nervous because after my first child I had an operation a year later to unfortunately remove my ovary. They told me it would be harder and I may only be fertile every other month. Last month I ended up getting my period which is regular and we immediately kept on with it through my fertile days and ovulation. In 2 days I'm due for my period however for the past week and a half symptoms started showing up that are not normal for my premenstrual cycle. Typically I'm honestly fine until the day I get it but recently ive been tired/weak all day like I could sleep forever, I was getting bodyaches, once I was so bloated for 2 of the days I couldn't even suck in my stomach, I have chronic migraines so headaches cant help me judge at all, my breasts were hurting so much that when I took my bra off I felt like I added 20 lbs onto them they were so heavy which is big considering I'm already 40dd so I should be used to that lol. At night I get insomnia and stay up until 6am...and it seems the closer my period is coming the worse the nausea gets. It mainly occurs at night but it will happen sporadically during my waking hours its just worse at night. I don't know if this is all in my head due to my fears of not being able to get pregnant and us trying or if this is real. I know I'm due in 2 days and I am normally regular but the tww is horrible lol and I'm just wondering if these symptoms are enough to just go and buy a pregnancy test lol I'm not sure if I can wait another day but I'm scared its a mental trick. Its just these symptoms are not anything I had before and ddespite having had a child it was weird because with him I knew before I even was late that I was pregnant but I think my paranoia over missing ovary is clouding my judgement.

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      Zappy786 4 years ago

      Thank you for your advise, my stomach feels really bloated my family and friend look at me and say you look pregnant, ive lost my appatite i dont feel like eating anything am so confused

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi zappy, if your last period started on 1 July then it is unlikely that you would be more than 6-7 days pregnant by now, if you are at all. In which case symptoms would only just be starting in the next few days if you were to get them. So if you still feel like this in a week then maybe test again. Although you have had regular periods in the past it is common for them to differ by a few days and there will always be a first time for this.

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      Zappy786 4 years ago

      Hiya i need some advise, me and my boyfriend have been using the pullout method for 8 months now, i am usually regular with my periods every 28 days. I had my last period on 27 may and then was due after 28 days but had my periodon the 1 july which lasted 3 days not like my normal period, i took preg tests and all negative, and since i stopped bleeding those 3 days we have had unprotected test when he finished inside me on 6 occasions now, i feel realli bloated especially just below my chest, my chest was painful for a few days but stoped now i feel like i want to be sick am feeling really tired i feel pregnant i already have a 3 year old girl but my tests are still negative could i be pregnant, when should i take a test again am so confused

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Sally and thanks for posting. Firstly I would say, if it is possible, get yourself a new GP. I have heard of a few stories of GPs saying such ridiculous things and these people are obviously completely out of touch with reality. According to the office of national statistics (in the UK) nearly 30,000 women over 40 gave birth last year. I also understand the obsession and the fact that it has taken over your life. I don't need to tell you that this is not a good thing as you obviously know this. But if you try and let go a little bit (I don't mean of the hope or the desire but of the obsession itself) then it will make yours and your family's life a little bit easier :-)

      With regards to OPKs I would say that once you get near your ovulation day and start seeing a decentish line on the test then test at least twice a day as it is easy to miss your surge. Everyone is different but for me once I got a 50% line I would test every 4 hours as I know that my peak would be on one of these over the next 36 hours, but every 8 hours or so is fine once you start seeing the line. You can just get the cheap test strips from Amazon so you are not spending a lot of money on them.

      With regards to cervical mucus - if you don't have that much then you can do one of a few things - drinking grapefruit juice around your fertile period is a natural way to increase it; you can also use a sperm-friendly lubricant like preseed and you can take evening primrose oil - you can find more info on these on another of my articles here https://hubpages.com/health/Things-To-Help-You-Con...

      And no, I don't think you should give up because of your age. But you need to know that it will likely take longer to get pregnant at this age than when you had your kids before. It is thought that the reason for this is because our egg quality diminishes as we get older (check out http://butterfly67.hubpages.com/hub/How-To-Improve... So I would say try not to worry until you have been trying for at least a year. I know this seems a long time and we all imagine it will happen straight away but unfortunately it does take a while. Good luck and I would love to know how you get on. x

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      Sally1969 4 years ago

      Hi I am 42 and have been ttc for 6 months. I have two girls age 15 and 11 and have always wanted a 3rd but my husband wouldn't agree and now he has changed his mind. He is 45 and I am so cross as I fell easily with both my girls. Trouble is I am totally obsessed and it is taking over my life. I have regular periods 30 day cycle although maybe they aren't quite as heavy as they used to be. I am analyzing everything! I went to my gp and he just said no won't happen you are too old without giving or offering any tests. I think because of this I have told my body it can't happen is this possible? Has anyone been in a similar situation. It is making me very depressed. I have tried opk but find them hard to read this month I think it was positive on day 15 but then negative on day 16 is this possible. I am not sure about my cervical mucus-I don't seem to have much in my underwear but I am not dry particularly when I have intercourse. Is it possible to conceive still. I feel like my life is on hold and I can't focus on anything. Am I too old should I just give up? I feel young and fit and have lots of energy. I have had a few colposcopy for changes in cells but never had treatment as was told it could affect fertility. But the cells were not cancerous just abnormal changes and I read that just having a colposcopy alone does not affect fertility. Is it bizarre that I am ttc at my age have I gone mad? Can anyone help?

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      Nancy McClintock 4 years ago from Southeast USA

      I know many women will love reading this. My daughter herself is trying to get pregnant and has googled some of these symptoms

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Thanks fjohn

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      fjohn 4 years ago from india

      Great hub !!! information given out of own experience, very well balanced. thank you.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hello again brandis, yes it can often take quite a while for cycles to settle down, perhaps even a year so I wouldn't worry right now. It is possible to get pregnant with irregular cycles but it just makes it a bit harder to pinpoint your fertile time. I'm afraid you will just have to be patient for a while longer while things settle down.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Roxygurl thanks for sharing your experience it is always interesting to hear other people's experience.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi greena, if he came inside you when you were fertile then you could be pregnant, it doesn't really matter how long it was for. And quite often people do not get any pregnancy symptoms (in fact I didn't have any myself). So I would take a test to check. However, it could also be just a late period as this can happen when you are worrying about whether you might be pregnant or not.

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      Brandis 4 years ago

      okay im back with my 3rd month of trying and I had went to my doctor but she told me since I had been on the shot it takes 9mths for it to get out of your system and which by now it should be but for the past 2 months my cycle started bein irregular, in May my cycle was at the end of the week then I started two weeks early like june 6 and then I started again june 26th and now im back on my cycle and started july 11th but me and my partner had sex and it made me come on! this cycle is not heavy like the others and it only lasted 3 days and on the forth day i bleed very little after me and my partner had sex. The next couple of days or so I just been having white mucus discharge and including now as we speak. Could I be pregnant, can u get pregnant having irregular periods, Could something just be wrong with me?

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      roxygurl464 4 years ago from New Jersey

      I have been pregnant twice, one miscarriage and one successful birth of my son :) My personal tell-tale sign is that I feel almost unbearably nauseous until I ate something. Even a small snack like a saltine or graham cracker would make me feel better instantly. My period, like a lot of women's, is completely erratic so there was no way of really telling for sure that way. With my son's pregnancy, I actually had a false negative the first time I tested, so make sure to keep calm and let mother nature take her course.

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      greena 4 years ago

      Hi! I was supposed to have my period on the 12th july but it didn't came. We actually didn't have intercourse. But he came inside me when i was fertile but it was just a minute... right now i still dont hve my period.... no symptoms at all.. what can it be?

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      angeyari134 4 years ago

      Thank you so much :-)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi, I think it is unlikely that you are pregnant if you had 1 days bleeding at the end if last month. Sometimes our cycles get messed up for various reasons and although they might usually be regular there has to be a first time that they are irregular. If you are still worried then take another test in a week but hopefully you will settle back down to a regular cycle after this one.

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      angeyari134 4 years ago

      Ok I'm always regular but last month I got my period on the 13 of June and then I had bleeding on the 29 but just for two days and I didn't got a period this month. But I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative. Can I still be pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      OK here is the link to another article about when you can take a pregnancy test https://hubpages.com/health/When-Can-I-Take-a-Preg...

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      Alimarie91 4 years ago

      Ok. Thank you so much.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Yes it is really difficult to know when to test when your periods are irregular Ali. It can be too early if you ovulated less than about 9 or 10 days ago. I have another article about when to test but I can't add the link now as I am on my phone so I will add it later. If a test is negative then you should wait a week and then take another one.

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      Alimarie91 4 years ago

      Is it ever top early to take a test? I took one today and it was negative but my boobs are seriously so sore.im not trying to freak myself out I just don't know when I should take a test because I haven't had my period in almost two months.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Ali yes I think it is worth taking a pregnancy test particularly if your breasts have been sore for 2 weeks or more. You can get sore breasts in the 2nd half of your cycle but they can also indicate pregnancy so it definitely might be worth taking a test. Good luck.

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      Alimarie91 4 years ago

      I mean should I consider taking a pregnancy test. This is Ali. I just had to pick another username.

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      Ali 4 years ago

      I have irregular periods now that I've been off my birth control for about 6 months. I haven't had my period in almost two months. My boobs have been hurting so much that it's literally impossible to wear a bra comfortably. I'm hungry more often. I've been going to the bathroom more often and having a lot of discharge during the day. I also have ulcer colitis.could I consider taking a pregnancy test?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi kara, yes I think we all think that it will just happen when we first start! It is not unusual to sometimes have menses if a different length so don't worry too much about it. It may well change back over the next few months or you may just have a change in hormones. But this should not stop you getting pregnant. Good luck.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi stan and thanks. Yes lots of research but mainly personal experience :-) yes I agree indicators is technically a better term but really we all refer to symptoms.

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      kat 4 years ago

      hi' Butterfly67 ! question please?perhaps you can enlighten me :D my hubby and i have been TTC for a couple of months already. i have regular period, but on my last period (that was june 29,) it only lasted for 2 days (heavy flow on the first day but 2nd day was light). i know for a fact that my period always lasts for 4 to 5 days so i find it really unusual. 5 days after my mens, my breasts became very sore. up to now. do u have any idea what this could be? i used an HPT but i got a BFN. sigh. i didn't know that conceiving a baby could be that hard. :D baby dust to all the ladies here! hoping for your kind reply :O

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      stanwshura 4 years ago

      An excellent, thorough, and very informative hub (I, well - I am a guy - had never heard of the "tww".

      Now, just because I am *wicked* anal about words, and hoping that doctors and/or common practice won't totally shoot me down, I think "indicators" would be preferable to symptoms, as the latter tends to refer to disease or pathology.

      But, wow - what a jam-packed hub! You must either be a professional in a relevant field, or did a ton of research! I hope this hub reward$ you, big time. :)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi sheila27, the symptoms you describe are exactly like I felt when I was pregnant. Together with the fact that you have not had a period since 22 May would indicate that you are pregnant. However the tests have dome out negative as you say. Tests are not often wrong. However, I have heard (and indeed once from a friend of mine) that you can still get negative tests and be pregnant, but this is very rare so I don't really want to get your hopes up too much. If you have been to the hospital for tests then I would have expected them to do other tests to figure out what is going on, so I am sorry if they haven't. I think you should go to your doctor to figure out what is going on as it may be something else. Best wishes.

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      sheila27 4 years ago

      I haven't had a period since May 23rd 2012. I am very regular. but this time not having a period since the past 22 days is a bit funny. I am nauseous,my waist has become thick i can't wear my jeans because it feels very uncomfortable.I haven't bn able to lie on my tummy for a month now.my tummy is really bloated and it hurts to tuck it in. I have been having a lot of white discharge,i feel tired all the time and I sleep very well unlike me.I pee a lot more often but so far all urine tests including 2 from the hospital is negative.I have back pains too. there is a line running from my navel downwards and since this week i have realised that its running up towards my ribs. pls help me what's going on???

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      sheila27 4 years ago

      I also feel dizzy a lot more lately and i eat like a horse. i am not on any contraceptives since we have bn ttc ever since i came off depo in june 2009.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi danaa, I'm sorry but I don't know what the effects of that are. Did the pill come with a leaflet giving any info? It is possible that things like that can mess up your cycle I would expect though. Please don't stress too much as it is seriously unlikely that you are pregnant unless you had unprotected sex at any other time in your cycle. x

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      danaa 4 years ago

      is it possible to have spotty periods after taking the Next Choice after pill?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      No problem danaa, with having sex on the first day of your period your chances of being pregnant are pretty much zero.

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      danaa 4 years ago

      well as I said, I'm sorry for bugging.. but I had light spotting today which is around the time I'm expecting my period. I have a hard stomach. I took most of the afterpill 29 days ago. I had sex on day one of my period. what are my chances of being pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa it could happen in either case. Often people will have spotting before their period starts and some people will have spotting in early pregnancy.

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      danaa 4 years ago

      butterfly67: Today I had light spotting that I had at 10 A.M. & some more at around 1 p.m. My stomach is kind of hard :( Is it possible to have light spotting right before starting your period? could i still be pregnant?

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      layla 4 years ago

      Thank you so much. And yeah, my last period was about a month ago, that's why I had thought the spotting was my period because that's never happened before. I'm so nervous. Lol. I really appreciate the feedback.(:

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Layla it really depends on when your last period was and whether your periods are regular. If your last period was over a month ago then I would take another test in a week as it does sound possible that you are pregnant. If that comes out negative too then it might be worth seeing your doctor just to get checked out. Good luck.

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      layla 4 years ago

      Hi,

      My boyfriend and I have been having unprotected sex for a while now& about almost two weeks ago I thought I was going to start my period, the next day I had a very very light spotting but only lasted for like an hour. The the next say there was nothing. But the following day I spotted again, and I've been having horrible stomach pains one night they actually made me throw up, I've been having air of diarrhea, and bad headaches. I'm not sure what else it could be from. I took a home pregnancy test but it had said negative. But I have no idea when its to early or anything. I don't know how to figure out when the right time to take a test is. Please five me some advice? Thank you so much.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Danaa, if you only had unprotected sex on the first day of your period then it is not possible that you are pregnant. If you find it hard to swallow pills then chew a mouthful of cookie and swallow the tablet with that.

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      danaa 4 years ago

      well I'm 15 years old, I had sex the first day of my period and 24 hours later I took most of the afterpill but I can't swallow pills so most of it dissolved in my mouth. I've had white discharge, cramps, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, and a hard stomach. but I'm also really tired cause I go to sleep late & I have practice. could I be pregnant?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi sunshine there is a very small chance. Most people will show a positive at 12/13dpo but it seems around 5% will not. Good luck.

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      Sunshine 4 years ago

      I am 13 dpo and tested negative this morning. Yesterday at 12 dpo I also tested negative and decided to count myself out for the month until I went to the bathroom and had a little pink cervical mucous mixed lil brownish color throughout the day . There would barely be any on the toilet paper. Could this be implantation bleeding on dpo 12? Thought it could be start of Af but it didn't last long & free and clear now. I'm due to start 2 days from now. I've had really sore boobs sensitive nipples to touch, headaches' crampiness & my boobs just feel full and heavy. Is there a chance i could still be pregnant despite the negatives at 12 & 13 dpo?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Bfn for me too rain, 11dpo...

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      rain31 4 years ago

      Hi vryone, dropped in to say hello !! So how is it going ? did anyone get BFP this month ?

      @butterfly did u test ?/

      ps : I m out though :(

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      Celeste 4 years ago

      Hello, thank you. I might consider that. I've been peeing like crazy lol my period still hasn't shown itself. My aunt ellen commented on my bobs getting bigger lol thought I was pregnant because of the way I was holding my belly in a picture? but thank you for the idea.. It might cost so much just to go see a doctor.. But if I do have a urinary tract it is worth it.. Hopefully that's not the car. Ill keep in touch tho. Thank you!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi celeste, it might be an idea if you see your doc then in case you have some sort of urinary infection as that can make you pee a lot too. I'm glad that if the time is not right then the test was negative.

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      Celeste 4 years ago

      I just took a rest yesterday and it says not pregnant. My period was suppose to be here last night and hadn't showed up yet. Maybe it's late but usually it comes early. It was 2 weeks and 2 days I waited to test. Hotfoot the test was wrong, but than again me and my fiancé have plans for 2 years that can't involve a family yet on the road with us in the semi. hopefully it's late, I do have to say I'm not ready. But if it happens it happen. My stomach still feels so out if line. I also still can't stand sleeping on my stomach our it feels like I want to puke, I got up toto pee at least 30 times last night and that's withhout drinking any water our tea. Hoping things work out. I get married in october 20th, 2012. Wish all if you good luck too

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      needachang 4 years ago

      Thanx u guys! Yea I sure am hopn so. Now I'm terrified of takn a pregnancy test bcuz of the 50/50 chance of it being negative. It's the day afta AF... So I'm tryna hold off until Monday but I'm playn by the books. No drinkn... Lol

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Needachang im keeping my fingers crossed. It could be just like mcgreg28 says that no symptoms is a symptom in itself! Good luck!

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      Nicky Starr 4 years ago from Florida, USA

      my pms mimic pregnancy symptoms precisely. However, when I was in fact pregnant, i had no pms symptoms so i didn't even know

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      needachang 4 years ago

      Hi...I'm back. Well my cycle is due 2 start 2day! Me n my bestfriend start our cycle 5 days apart n hers starts on the 13th so I'm hoping I finish this day out w/o the witch showing herself! I dont feel any symptoms. Wen af is a week away my boobs start hurting but I'm feeling nothing @ all. So maybe thts good! I want to test but I really don't want to be disappointed. Also I have a little cream dwn there but more like lotion and not alot. What do you think? Congrats Rebekah :) Happy n Healthy 9mnths!!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi kallen I don't think anything is wrong but as I am not a doc if you are worried then you should go and see your doctor. Many women do have cramping etc in the 2nd half of their cycle due to the different hormones that are being produced. It may not happen every month and like you say often happens a week before your period but it can happen for longer than that.

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      kallen 4 years ago

      I had my last period 2 weeks ago and it only lasted for 2 days,it started on a saturday and on monday my boyfriend and i slept together and the next day my period was done. It was really light bleeding. We slept together maybe 5 times in the past 2 weeks since my period. My question is since then ive had mild cramping almost everyday and my boobs are starting to get tender for the past few days now which usually starts happening the week before i start but im not due to start for 10 more days. Ive never had cramping everyday for 2 weeks like this its always been normal for me to have cramps the week before but never everday after my period. Could something be wrong?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Yay Rebekah, massive congrats! Don't the tests normally say wait 10 minutes?! That us great news.

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      Rebekah 4 years ago

      So I'm back to check in. so I believei got my bfp!!!! I tested today and thought it was negative before the 2 minutes were over so I put it in my purse and went back to see two lines!!! Hopefully this is it!!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      I'm sorry rain, it's still possible but I know what you mean.

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      rain31 4 years ago

      I took a test yesterday , that's like 11 dpo , P.M. nd got -ve ......:( I 'm out guys........:(:( , finger crossed for u all.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Tanya, I'm sorry it is taking a while to get pregnant. Unfortunately if you take a test after your period is due the result is usually correct. There are rare occasions when it is wrong but those are not often. Best wishes.

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      tanya 4 years ago

      Hey I'm currently 12 days late I'm normally on a34 day cycle, I've got very tender nipples and my sense of smell is amazingly strong ATM . I've done 2 tests earlier like at day 3 &6 both negative should I wait it out or go do another test??

      Please help.as we have been trying for 10 months now and nothing :-(

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi rayla, take a look at another of my articles about what you can take to try and get pregnant here: https://hubpages.com/health/Things-To-Help-You-Con...

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      rayla 4 years ago

      What vitamins help when.

      Ttc

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      Lisa1985 4 years ago

      thank you .

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      If you can then wait until your next period but otherwise there is not really much point in testing before 10 dpo (if you know when you ovulated). Good luck.

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      Lisa1985 4 years ago

      Thank you ,i have sickness when i ovualate every month but this time it feels so much differnent , when would i be able to do a test or just wait til my next period , i have had this pains ans symptoms for about 7 days now .

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi lisa-marie, I would say that if you had your period on 26th May then the earliest you would likely ovulate would be 4th June, and that is having a short cycle. So it is not really likely that you would be any more than a couple of days pregnant by now so you wouldn't be able to test yet. You could be having ovulation pains as it is likely that you are ovulating now if you have a 28 day cycle.

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      Lisa1985 4 years ago

      hi butterfly would really like you advise .

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      Lisa-Marie 4 years ago

      hi there ,i had my period 26th may and had sex with my partner on the 2rd june and but start to have apins in my back and cramps in stomach and feeling sick , sence of smell is very strong , stomach feel very bloated as tho it could pop ,my periods are regular every month but never felt any of this before, we have been tryin for a year to get pregnant is it to early to do a test , could of be pregnant .

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      @nass - cycles can be irregular after any kind of miscarriage even if you have one normal cycle. If you are in pain then it might be worth going to see your doctor again. Those signs could be normal during the second half of your cycle which is why many people end up thinking they are pregnant.

      @rain - if the test is 20mui then I would wait a couple of days before using it then for sure. I am thinking that I will not test until AF is due but no doubt I will probably cave at 10dpo as I have some cheap tests that I can use that are 10mui.

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      Nass1986 4 years ago

      I need some help.I have had an ectopic pregnancy in March I have recovered with my normal menstrual cycle the following month because I had no intercourse with my boyfriend.We only slept together three weeks ago I have missed my period only got brownish red spotting for about two to three days,I took a test it was negetive both home and blood.Im nauseous,hungry,headache,pelvic pain especially at the fallopian tube.What are the causes of these signs

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      rain 31 4 years ago

      hi butterfly, here what we get as HPT kit clearly says that min hcg level it can detect is 20ml/l , it also mentions pregnancy tests likely to be accurate if taken as early as on the 1st day of the cycle. So I m nt sure if I shall try on 10 dpo or not. A part of me wants to run to drugstore and buy a kit. Lets just see how long I can resist. When r u planning to test ?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi rain, I always try and say don't get your hopes too high do it is not too much of a disappointment if it is a bfn! It is quite possible to get a BFP at 10dpo though if you did want to test! I am on 7dpo so am waiting it out a bit longer! Fingers crossed for you!

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      rain31 4 years ago

      Hi evryone ! I m on 10 dpo today with no early signs of pregnancy . Anticipation is high !! Just feel like buying a HPT kit frm drugstore nd try it, somehow holding myself back . Did anyone took the test at 10dpo nd got BFP ? Is there anybody with me close to 10dpo ?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi maggie, for sure you could do a test now. That may not have been your period but some spotting so you could be pregnant. Cramping also happens sometimes in early pregnancy. If the test is negative then for some reason maybe it was just a light period but I will keep my fingers crossed for you.

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      Maggie 4 years ago

      Hi butterfly

      We been trying for a baby for a long time now. I had some dizzy spells over last 2weeks and was due my period last week and it was late and when I got it it wasn't a normal period it was very lght more brownish and only lasting a day......I've had terrible cramping for bout ten days now could I be pregnant and when would best time to do a test I've had some feelings of sickness .....would I have to wait till my next due date to do a test or coul I do one now

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      needachang 4 years ago

      Thanx butterfly. I took 1 yesterday at 8-9 dpo. It came out negative. I'm nt sad cause I know I still got time. So I will wait til Friday the day b4 my period or maybe the after...

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Celeste it is very rare that people have their period while they are pregnant so no I would not worry about that.

      Rain, I think acidity alone would not really be a pregnancy symptom but as I have said before you don't actually always get pregnancy symptoms when you are pregnant :-)

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      rain31 4 years ago

      hi butterfly

      I have a small quarry . I m on 8DPO. Last 3 days I waking up with severe acidity . I m eating home cooked dinner nd dnt have acidity problem in general, at least not in the mrning . I dnt have any other sign that I can relate to a possible pregnancy. Can acidity has any relation with it ?

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      Celeste 4 years ago

      Thank you for replying to my comment!. Right now I'm almost 4 days away from my expecting my period. A month away from my next high fertility and ovulation. It's been uncomfortable for me to sleep on my stomach like usualy. I'm hoping that's not of any concern. I will comment back if I receive my period or not. But I heard that people still get there period even if they are pregnant? Is that true, would I have to worry about that?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi needachang, yes you can test from 9dpo and you would likely get a faint line on a sensitive test if you are pregnant. But many people do not get a positive until later so if you test and get a negative don't give up just yet!

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi jesca, it can take a while for the body to settle after being on birth control. I don't know much about depo so I can't really help you with that but periods can disappear for months for sure. If you have been having unprotected sex then it might be worth doing a test but it is often good to wait until your first proper period until you start trying so that you know what your body is doing.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi maybebaby, I think it is unlikely that your symptoms are pregnancy related if you are only 5dpo. Symptoms do not normally start until after 6dpo when implantation can occur and the body produces hcg. However, it is not impossible!

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      needachang 4 years ago

      Thanx Butterfly. I'm sooo in desperate need to know if we conceived. Is testing at 9dpo to early? When is the best day to test cause I seriously doubt I'm going go make it to my expected period day which is Saturday. Is it possible to get a positive? With my son 11yrs ago I had absolutely no early symptoms besides running to the the bathroom but I dranked alot of water! I had no symptoms the entire 9mnths! I was lucky... But now I want to experience it ALL.

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      jesca 4 years ago

      Hi, could you still be prego after taken depo shot..Its 4months since ive been off of depo..Still no period..Is it possible to become pregnant maybe right before you get your 1st period its turns out your pregnant that's y u havnt gotten your period

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      Maybebaby 4 years ago

      I ovulated on the 30th which is my 14th cycle day. I've had sex unprotected as we are married on the 25th or early the morning of 26th as it was around midnight. The 26th began a lot of cm thru the 29th slowed down on 30th cramped like period pains during ovulation and painful boobs. Did have sex again on 30th but used pull out method. Cm was gone on 31st. I'm 5 dpo and have had uncomfortable twinges/cramps, dull back ache, and sore tingly/burning sensation in boob. They feel heavy an achey. Am I over thinking these symptoms or have we maybe made a baby? Af not due Til 13th or 14th so have a while before can test. Just wanting opinion! Thanks

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Lots of questions that I will try and work through...

      Celeste those do sound like possible pregnancy symptoms but once again I would say they could be just what happens in the 2nd half of your cycle but if you are more than 10 days after your ovulation time then you could test for sure to check. Good luck.

      emma - if you took a test and it is negative then I would wait until after your period is due to take another one (unless it is already past due in which case your cycle may have changed a bit this month). Anyway, wait a while and test again I would say.

      ceri83 - if you had a smiley face only 6 days ago then I would say wait a while to see if any symptoms come as it may be a few days before they do. I think it is very sensible to try and be laid back until you have been trying for a year as it can take some time to get pregnant. Good luck.

      yesi - are you saying you are 2 weeks 2 days late for your period and have had a negative test? It is unlikely that you are pregnant then as tests should show it by now - if you are worried about your period being this late then it may be worth seeing your doc.

      needachang - Day 15 sounds about right to ovulate in a 29 day cycle - you could try doing an ovulation test next month to double check but if you covered 2 days before and after then you should be fine. Give it a few months more and hopefully things will work out for you - it does make it a bit easier to time things if you have regular cycles.

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      needachang 4 years ago

      Hey there everyone. I'm so glad to see so many people recently posting on here and someone actually consistent with replies. Thanx Ms. Butterfly :-). Here's my lil obsession: My cycle is usually 29 days. It startd on May 12th n me n the Babe have been trying from the 18th up until today. On wat I assume 2b O-day we did it the 2 days b4 n the 2 days after. I never really had fertility issues my sons father did n I'm no longer with him. I had gotten pregnant back n 2009 but unfortunately tht didn't result n birth! I'm ready again now this is the 2nd cycle n everything seems right n place. Do u think so from the dates I provided am I right about when I should have O'd? I think 15 days after my cycle started. Thanx 4 the help...

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      yesi 4 years ago

      and i also haven't got any symptoms either??...

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      yesi 4 years ago

      Well I haven't got my period about 2weeks and 2days and I took a pregnancy test and it says negative can u help me...

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      ceri83 4 years ago

      Hi Butterfly,Just found this thread and found all the comments you've given people very helpful.

      Im 29 and been ttc with hubby of 2 1/2 years since Jan of this year. Came off cerazette Decemebr 26th! and read horrer stories abput people not having periods for years afterwards but I have been very fortunate and had a period 6 weeks after coming off it, then I bough clearblue ovulation kits, had a smiley face in march but period came in April. had a smiley face in April but period came in May, had a smiley face 6 days ago so hoping this is my month! very doubtful tho because I have no symtons whatsoever! Im at the stage where it's not upsetting me if im not pregnant but I think that will change if im still not pregnant by end of the year :-( doesn't help when so many people I know are expecting. Anyway how did you get on, what I can gather on here is that your late ????

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      emma 4 years ago

      hay there i am pulling out my hair obsessing if i am pregnant.I had my coil taken out 8th may due to complications after 3 years. but this past 10 day's i have have been experiencing a lot of sickness all day,feeling tired and getting this horrible metalic taste in my mouth.I'm a heavy coffee drinker as needed with my two kids lol.I'm stumped as i never got symptoms when i was pregnant with them. I took a test this morning and guess what negative what do i do.

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      Celeste 4 years ago

      Hello,

      I had sex with my fiancé almost 2 weeks ago, had sex on the first day of my high fertilty. I didn't know it was my high fertility until I checked my my day's app. After the 2 weeks have passed my back has been hurting and I get so weak and tired from just walking up the stairs now. Also, I've had gagging reflexes off the hook as well as my stomach throbbing like a heartbeat and it sometimes feels like a stinging pain. I had a pregnancy scare a month before because I had bloating, hunger, headaches, weakness etc.. does anyone know something about these problems?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      @sherry, yes with those symptoms and the big one of a missed period yes that sounds quite possible.

      @rebekah, implantation bleeding does occur sometimes around 8-12dpo so if you are around that (sorry I can't check previous posts right now) then it could be quite possible.

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      sherry brophy 4 years ago

      I didn't have a period for the month of may , i have never missed a month . also my breast are very tender to the touch. seems i have been going to the bathroom more than usual ....could i be pregnant ?

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      Rebekah 4 years ago

      Hey here to just check in. so today I am having headaches and cramping. Also I am having pinkish creamy discharge. Could that be implantation bleeding?

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      ree28 4 years ago

      Thanks, If i remember to keep u posted, i will :-)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Ok well fingers crossed that you are not pregnant right now ree! yes I have also heard diarrhea being a symptom but again, it could be something else. I think you should be OK but I guess only time will tell.

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      ree28 4 years ago

      ok thanks for all that info. I have also had diarrhea for about 3 days just gone, i did happen to read, that seems to be a symptom of a few people have had. but as for the enlarged breasts and nipples getting darker, i dont think that is happening just yet, i might wait a week or so and do a test, i suppose i am the opposite to everyone on here, i hope i am not pregnant, just because it is not the right time for me, but if it is meant to be, it will be, good luck to everyone out there who is trying for their bundle of joy, hope it all works out for you.

      Thanks butterfly67 for ur help :-)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi ree, I am so glad that the information is helpful, I know a lot of people stress during the two week wait and sometimes it helps to hear what other people are going through too.

      I have also heard that taking drugs can harm your sperm count but in addition I have heard that once clean sperm count can increase again. If you want to do a home sperm check then there are some tests that you can buy - check out another of my articles here https://hubpages.com/health/Home-Fertility-Tests...

      For yourself, if you have very irregular periods then it is difficult to know when you are ovulating like you say. One of the best ways to know what your cycle is doing is to take your temperature every day. Check out another article about pinpointing ovulation:

      https://hubpages.com/health/When-Will-I-Ovulate...

      As to whether or not to test, with such irregular periods it would be difficult to know when to test. If you do feel like you are having really strong symptoms and you have not had your period for maybe a month (and by strong symptoms I would say nausea, sore and enlarged breasts, nipples getting darker) then it may well be worth testing. You could always pick up some cheap pregnancy test strips (see above at the end of the article) so that you are not spending a lot of money that might be wasted. Good luck.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      @GOD'S ANGEL - That is a tricky one - your symptoms do sounds like pregnancy ones but also could be something else (for example if you ate something that disagreed with you or you have some kind of bug). Using the pullout method is not totally foolproof so I would say there is a slim chance. I would probably wait and see if your period is late and maybe just test after that so as not to waste money on unnecessary tests.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      @Mrs:O - that is good that the digital say 'pregnant'. It is a tricky thing to have some spotting during early pregnancy - for some people it can be normal and there is nothing wrong but for others not. If you have red blood and you are also having cramping then it would be best to see your doctor to check all is Ok. Good luck hon.

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      ree 4 years ago

      Hi there, Thanks soo much for the information on here, it has been soo helpful to me i cant tell you enough.

      well i had unprotected sex last week, every day for the week, i know it is still very early days yet, but my partner used to take drugs before he met me, i do remember hearing that it reduces sperm count dramatically and there for is very hard to fall pregnant. Is this true? my right nipple was sore for about 3 days after, have been getting slight headaches and slight pains in my lower belly, i haven't had my period for ages and used to have the inplonon in my arm, but that hasn't been active for some time now, i have no clue about ovulating or when my period is due as it is very irregular, should i bother doing a test at all at some point??

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      GOD'S ANGEL 4 years ago

      Hello so I started my period like may 8th my period ended like the 12th. On may 18th we had unprotected sex we use the pull out method and on the 23rd we then had protected sex but after we noticed brown discharge. I've been very fatigue,full breasts, a lot of lower back pain , nausea and vomiting, and a lot of sticky white discharge? Could I be pregnant or is my mind playing tricks on me? When should I test? And thanks an advance . God bless u

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      Mrs:O 4 years ago

      Hi its me again ok i bought a digital one and says pregnant. But I'm afraid today I am spotting red blood, its not the brownish dark color. Could this be a miscarriage I am having alot of belly pain.

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      Rebekah 4 years ago

      Well good luck to you! I just tested and of course I got a negative. I'll just have to try to be patient and test in a couple days.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Lol Rebekah I always test early too! I usually start testing at about 8 or 9 dpo although when I got pregnant I got a negative at 11dpo and then only tested again at 15 dpo. Yes I am still trying, 3dpo now!

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      Rebekah 4 years ago

      Thank you so much. When do u think I should test? Im one of those that cant wait and test way early. Lol what about u? Are u still trying?

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Well princess 2011 it depends on if and when you ovulated but the short answer is yes!

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      Princess 2011 4 years ago

      I have a question I had my period may 7 -12 and I had sex the 13th 17th 18th 21st 23rd and the 26th and could I be pregnant

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      zararivers 4 years ago

      ok thanks i have never spotted before a period before tho im every 28 days and when they come they come for 4 5 days not a few spots days before. it could be the other thing from sex as we had sex last night strange tho for me to bleed before a period drops like little spots ive never seen that before so its quiet normal for women to have this all of a sudden im due tuesday so ill prob be gettnig them than thanxs for the help if it happens next time ill go to my g p i think as i never bleed between cyles

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Zara, it is normal to have a bit of spotting before a period. Otherwise it could just be the cervix being slightly aggravated by sex or something else harmless.

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      zararivers 4 years ago

      due my period in 3 days but found about 3 spots of blood today little ones and that was it what does this mean thought i would have a period early but that was it ive being wearing a pad all day no more blood since the 3 little drops i took a test than and it was negative is it to early still im due period tues but feel cramps last few days

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Rebekah, firstly I am so sorry for your losses. I can imagine it is very hard for you. Even if you get a positive test it is going to be a struggle. But I would say take heart that you can get pregnant and I know a number of ladies who have had a few losses but go on to have a healthy baby. I wish you lots of luck and baby dust. X

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Mrs:O it is unlikely that a pregnancy test gives you a false positive. It is possible to get evaporation lines but these are usually very faint and do not have any colour to them. If you want to know for sure then I would recommend getting a digital pregnancy test that spells out the words 'pregnant' or 'not pregnant'. So to you I would say congratulations :-)

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Greena, sorry bcp is birth control pill. Sore breasts and cramping can be quite common in the second half of your cycle - I have had it myself quite a lot- whether you are pregnant or not. I'm afraid I can't answer why you got brown and red blood during your period, if you are concerned you could speak to your doctor.

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      Butterfly67 4 years ago from UK

      Hi Manda, if it was all about timing the sex right then most of us would get pregnant in the first month of trying! However it is more complex than that and after that it is out of our control. So that is all you can do for now I'm afraid then you just have to sit and wait... Good luck.

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      rebekah 4 years ago

      Hi love all the comments here! Here's my story. Last year I got pregnant twice but both were miscarried around 13 weeks. The second miscarriage I had a d&c done last october he died from having down syndrome. Since then me and my fiancé have been trying. Have sex during my fertile days. 9 days till period is due and have been having some thick white discharge and been getting dizzy. I really want a baby. Its all I think about. Its still so hard from losing my last two babies. Thank you for reading this.

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      Mrs:O 4 years ago

      Hi Butterfly,

      My question to you is can a positive hpt be false? My Ovulation phase started May 18 and I was supposed to get my period on May 27, but I haven't I took a hpt and came out positive. But can it be that I just have to many hormones. I think its too early to know if I am pregnant. What if Im not preggers and the test is getting my hopes up.

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