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First time sex and pregnancy
Posted on: 07/11/2005
I recently lost my virginity. No protection was used (stupid I know and boy do I regret it) except for the pulling out method. Now all I think about is "what if I'm pregnant?" and "I am pregnant!". So far it has been 3 weeks since my last period but being that I'm so paranoid, I feel as if I'm having symptoms. There's one problem, for about a couple of days I haven't been able to sleep because my vagina is very itchy that I cannot be still, so I move alot. I'm not having any abnormal vaginal discharge but I did take a look with a mirror and there is white stuff there that won't leave (maybe a mucus plug?), even after a shower. Is this a problem? I try washing with female hygiene liquid and with cold water, but nothing seems to take the itch away and its very bothersome. I tried to talk to my mother about sex but everytime the topic is brought up, she flips and begins to scream and I have no other person to speak to. If I am pregnant (God forbid) where can I get an abortion without my mother knowing? (By the way I'm 17.)
I am really sorry that your first sexual experience sounds like it was not quite what you expected. If it has been less than 72 hours, you may be able to get emergency contraception (morning after pill) from your local pharmacy.
The itch may mean you may have a yeast infection, or it may just be irritated because of the friction from the intercourse and/or the cleaning products.
Please find your nearest Planned Parenthood and get an exam, talk about starting on a reliable method of birth control, and then on the day after your period should start, using your first urine of the day, do a home pregnancy test, then, if necessary, go back to Planned Parenthood.
Stop worrying and do what you can to protect yourself in the future!