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Juniata
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Hi everyone,
about 5 weeks ago my boyfriend and I gave eachother manual sex at the same time. There were no fluids exchanged and I was very aware and careful of where his penis was in relation to me, but he didn't wear a condom. (If this is at all important, I was in the middle of my period). According to Heather's book there is no pregnancy risk.

The thing is, I haven't had my period yet. I think I've got PMS symptoms--the breakout, the obsessiveness (obviously). But that little voice in my head is asking--could I be pregnant?

My Question: I've almost considered buying a pregnancy test to set my mind at ease, but then I'd be giving in to my excessive obsessiveness. Do you think taking a (almost certainly unnecessary) pregnancy test would be too ridiculous? Another option--I'm going to my first gyno appointment on Thursday, would the doctor be able to tell me I'm not pregnant?

Fortunately, my boyfriend and I have gone back to less involved forms of sexual expression. I can tell from my worried response that I'm not ready to be sexually active yet.

Thank you!
Juniata

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It seems like you've made a good choice in deciding to step away from some sexual activity for the sake of your own sanity. [Wink] But you know, if you really do want to take a test, there's no harm in doing so- they don't cost too much money, and if it'll give you peace of mind, why not? You'd also get your results faster with a home pregnancy test than with a lab test, and at this point they'd both be accurate.

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Juniata
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Well, as anticipated I am NOT pregnant (now my mind can chill out!)
Next anticipated: my rascally period, whose hormonal chaos I blame for my pregnancy worries!

Thank you!

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