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RubioWolf
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Ive posted a topic here 2 days ago, the one saying that my friends think im pregnant, and im still worried that i could be. i know its only been a few dasy, but im really worried abt it. i think im having my period, but im just spotting...but my period is never normal anyway...normally i only get it maybe a few months out of the year. And the last few mornings ive been waking up with heartburn and kinda an upset stomach..but it goes away after like 2-3 hrs....so am i just worrying too much, or could i b?
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Heather
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Again, at this point in time, given when you said your risk was, and given how long it takes to become pregnant, even if you were GOING to become pregnant from that risk, you could not be pregnant YET.

Nor could you be having any symptoms of pregnancy until you are actually pregnant, which takes more that a couple of days.

By all means, if when it has been 10-14 days since your risk you are still worrying, take a pregnancy test to ease your mind.

But since you used a birth control method you have no reason to think failed (unless you didn't give us all the information), and since it's too soon for you to even BE pregnant, I think your best bet is to a) tell your friend to give it a rest, since she can't phsycially determine anyone's pregnancy and b) do yourself a favor and relax.

And henceforth, if the idea of pregnancy when it isn't even at all likely freaks you out this much, sounds like it might be best for you to hold off on sex with a partner from here on out, until you do feel better about the possible risks, or about trusting methods of birth control.

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