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Steve3932
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Hey...
First of all my girlfriend has been on the pill for about a year now. And about 7 days ago we had unprotected sex. She told me she missed a pill in her last cycle. She now gets like stomach pains, has been feeling tired a lot, and is hungry late at night. Is there anyway she could be pregnant?
I'm really worried... Thanks for the support

btw I know I really messed up by having unprotected sex.. I will never do it again..

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Bobolink
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It is very unlikely that your girlfriend would have any symptoms caused by pregnancy this early. The sysmptoms are most probably normal bodily symptoms magnified by pregnancy anxiety. And you both have a reason to be anxious as you have a small but real pregnancy risk. Unfortunately, it is now too late for emergency contraception. The best advice we could give you would be for her to take a pregnancy test 14 days after the pregnancy risk and no sex in the interim. Most likely, the test will be negative and you both can relax.

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Steve3932
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When is the earliest signs of pregnancy can occur? Thanks!
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celery
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Honestly you can't rely on pregnancy symptoms at all (unless it's something like a missed period) because it could be anything. The only way you can find out if your girlfriend is pregnant is if you take a pregnancy test.
Every woman is different and experiences different pregnancy symptoms at different times, so it really varies from person to person. Some women don't experience any symptoms at all.

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