Do you think she is pregnant?


Q: I was wondering if you could tell me the probability that my girlfriend is pregnant.
We see each other about every 2 weeks and are sexually active, without condoms, but with the aid of birth control (taken routinely).

She did forget to use the placebo period regulating pills of the birth control (not the birth control itself), and for that reason she missed her period but she takes them now and should be having it soon. Is it possible that this mistake is causing a later/different period cycle and it is not pregnancy?

I also pulled out, but she is showing some strange symptoms such as missed period, spotting, cramps, lower back pain, slight fever, and a few strange cravings (pickles and steak).

We are both concerned and are going to take a test soon but I would like a professional opinion.

Symptoms:  Cramping, slight fever, spotting, few cravings, lower back pain

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Is it possible for me to be pregnant? Are these signs? Is it too early to tell? I had unprotected sex on 12/16/16, an...

Q: I had my period from 12- 18 and realised drops of blood from 18-25.had sex on 5-10 but he produced outside .i feel bl...

Q: Hello, I took the morning after pill (19th November) whilst I was at the end of my first period and within two weeks ...

Q: Hi I had unprotected sex on my ovulation day or at least around that time. But I still had my period thirteen days a...

Q: On the poor advice from someone at Planned Parenthood (who I think was a volunteer and not a professional), about a w...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon