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starting to get really annoyed at myself...i ask the stupidest things on here and im so paraoid about becoming pregnant but i just eed re-assurance. I'm due for my period tomorrow or today...i really bad at remebering when its due :/ me and my boyfriend have had protected sex twice and im worried that i could be pregnant :| im not sure why...i jut seem to worry about it when i realize my peroiod is approching or due. i keep feeling a weird pain in the left hand side of my stomach, it doesnt really hurt that much its just a bit sharp and my stomach feels really weird :S but im not sure if thats from me worrying? im just wondering what peoples thoughts are on this and just needing some more really sorry for taking up your time with this stupid post but thanks anyway [Smile]
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Alas, we're not psychic. (I so wish we were.)

Having some pain in your stomach could be anything from PMS to gas, gallstones to a flu. You also reported these same feelings the last time you were scared about pregnancy and lo, you weren't pregnant. So, it seems highly possible this is a typical PMS symptom for you.

The only way we can tell if someone is pregnant is if they have taken a pregnancy test and gotten a positive result.

There's nothing stupid about being worried about an unwanted consequence of anything. But since you're so worried, it might be a good idea to reevaluate if sex with a partner is the right thing for you right now or, if you feel it is, think about adding a second method of contraception to your roster.

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thankyou [Smile] this makes me feel way better [Big Grin]
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