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Hi, i'm 26 years old, in average health, and normally have a long menstral cycle, abt 6 weeks. my period came early (4 weeks). it was quite heavy for two days and then suddenly light on 3rd and 4th days. i'm not on birth control. my husband and i use cond

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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Do home preg test: I think you are concerned that you may have been pregnant Do a home pregnancy test to get further information. Condoms are only about 80% effective in preventing pregnancies.
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Last updated Oct 27, 2015

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