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pixeldot
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Ok I just need some feedback here.

I'm on birth control, have been since July. I'm always really paranoid about pregnancy. The last time I had sex without a condom (but with birth control) was in November. I'm pretty sure I took the pill on time everyday that month, but I don't remember, so I'm not 100%. On the night, we'd already had sex once with a condom then did again a few hours later without one. I'm pretty sure I was doing pretty well with the pill or else I wouldn't have done that, but I just don't remember.

So it's been 4 months since then. My first period after that time was really light, but every period since then has been normal. I've taken a few pregnancy tests, all of which were negative. But I've been peeing alot more than usual and am gaining weight, most of which in my stomach. I haven't had sore breasts or anything else abnormal, just the peeing and bigger stomach.

I don't know, I'm just paranoid. I need another opinion. The clinic I get my birth control from said they wouldn't administer a test unless I miss a period, but I keep reading things online about people getting their period while they're pregnant, and pregnancy tests coming back negative when it shouldnt be and yeah.

I think I'm just scared because I know I'd want an abortion if I was to get pregnant at this point in my life, but I'm terrified of finding out too late in the pregnancy for an abortion. My parents would disown me and stop paying for college if I was pregnant, even if I gave it up for adoption.

Please just tell me something. Anything.

[ 03-28-2008, 04:46 PM: Message edited by: pixeldot ]

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It is impossible to have a period or withdrawal bleed, and be pregnant. You have gotten your withdrawal bleed every month since the risk, so there is no way you are pregnant.

The only reason a pregnancy test would come back negative and be a false negative, if it was taken too early. A test taken at least 14 days after the risk would be accurate.

Urinating more often and gaining weight could be signs of anything. Perhaps you are just drinking more than usual, and are eating more due to the stress of worrying. Thats why the only real symptom you can go by for determinign pregnancy is a positive pregnancy test.

You've already taken more than one test, and i'm assuming they were way more than 14 days after your risk. There is no way you are pregnant right now.

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Yeah, I've taken a few tests, all were after that first light period after it.

So you don't think the super light period meant anything? I talked to my clinic about it, and they said it was just a normal variation.

The peeing feels like a UTI (I've had one a while ago), but without the discomfort, itching, and burning sensation when I pee.

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It's normal to have some variations in your withdrawal bleed, even if you are on birth control pills. If you do suspect that you have a UTI, I strongly suggest you get in to the doctor and get it treated as soon as possible. Even if it turns out to not be a UTI, it's better to just go and make sure. I used to get them quite frequently so I know how unfun they are.

[ 03-28-2008, 05:40 PM: Message edited by: orca ]

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i have a ? is this were i ask it?
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ok my husband is in Iraq and he called today and said his balls hurt like there is no tomorrow can't hardly move and yes we are both sex deprived and i want to know if he could be hurting this bad from not getting the relief he needs sexually he said it has been about 3 weeks sense he has masterbated please help.
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Heather
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In the future, bettsgirl, just start your own thread.

People can live without pain without masturbating, and it's not like men need to masturbate to release sperm or semen. Neither men nor women need to masturbate to be in sound reproductive health, nor would not having sex or masturbating be a reason for chronic testicular pain. So, if he is having ongoing, strong testicular pain, it's something he'd want to talk to his doctor about. If he can barely move, he needs to see someone pronto.

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