Hi, I'm sort of confused, curious, and nervous about something all at the same time. I asked a couple weeks ago about how I used a condom and whether it was successful and worked or not. I was told that it did work, however the girl that I had intercourse with has been experiencing pregnancy-like symptoms ever since we had intercourse (approximately the second week of September). She has woken up with a stomach ache, had nausea, head aches, swollen tonsils, loss of appetite (she's lost 3 lbs), and fatigue the past couple weeks, so much so that she's made an appointment to get a blood test to see what's going on. She had her first period normally as it would always come about two weeks after we had intercourse, and had her second period the next month, but it was shorter; only about 2 days when it's normally around 5. She insists that she's not pregnant, but she's getting all these symptoms. Also, it's been a little over two months since we had intercourse. Is it possible she could be pregnant and not know it?
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The symptoms you're describing here could be so, so many things and some of them certainly aren't things we'd see with someone merely pregnant, like swollen tonsils, for instance.
By all means, I'm glad to hear she's made an appointment with her doctor to look into all of this, because it certainly sounds like she's ill with something, but pregnancy doesn't seem to be the likely issue, especially if she has only had intercourse using reliable methods of contraception properly, like condoms, and had a regular period.
How about you wait and see what her doctor has to say, particularly since there's really nothing you can do in the meantime regardless?
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