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my boyfriend and i have been having sex for awhile and for the last month, many of the times we've done it we've not used protection and he's gotten off inside of me. my period comes earlier and earlier every month and i think i should've gotten it like last wednesday. so i think i mite be like 5 days late. what are some of the symptoms of being pregnant?? when should i take a pregenancy test??my boyfriend said he'd be okay with everything nomatter what but i just want to know if i am or not before i leave on vacation next week. could someone please help me?!?


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We don't really go by symptoms of pregnancy; they're pretty unreliable. You're missing a period though, and have had significant pregnancy risks. You can take a pregnancy test at anytime now. If it's negative and you still don't have your period in a week, take another one. If it's positive, get to your doctor so you can discuss your options.
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Obviously, too, if you are NOT prepared to become a parent or be pregnant, or do not WANT to be either now, you should start using a reliable form of birth control now. If you aren't pregnant already and don't want to be, further gambling isn't wise.

For (also) obvious reasons, you'll also want to seriously consider practicing safer sex as well.

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