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Erie, PA
A 21-year-old female asked:

I am exactly one week away from starting my period. i have been having cramps for a few days and slight pain on one side of the pelvis. i've never felt like this so soon before a period. i am sexually active and worried i could be pregnant. i am on birth

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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Pregnancy test.: I would do a home pregnancy test. If you're not able to do so then please go to a clinic to have this done. We would want to make sure you aren't having an ectopic pregnancy, though normally very rare.
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