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17 Mar 2003

could i be pregnant?
I have been off nur-insterate for seven months now,have been trying to concieve since then.The last day of my period was last month the 18th.For the past 3 days I've been experiencing what feels like ovulation pains with a sharp pain just below belly button & below spine but no period.How long do ovulation pains lasts? My breast are bigger and tender and have a milky substance coming out when I squeeze-what could this mean?How soon can a person experince pregnancy symptoms.I had to run to the chemist every month in the past-Im afraid this can be onother false alarm.
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01 Jan 0001

The pain you are experiencing is probably not ovulation pain. This should occur on Day 14 of your cycle, not at this stage. You are presumably a day or two late for your period and your symptoms are suggestive of pregnancy. If you period has not started by 5 days after the expected date, I would suggest that you check a pregnancy test.

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