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hi im 18 and im ususally a heavy bleeder on my period,but this time i had sex on the first day of my period and it was heavy and then the next day was heavy then the last three days were light but  heavy enough for me to need a pad...now ive been feeling ill: nausea and faint.....is this normal???
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Having sex during your period shouldn't affect your health one way or another. If both of you are healthy, it should be no problem.

Is it possible that you have an unrelated flu? Or, alternately, is it possible that you could be pregnant? Although it's very early, some women are very sensitive to the hormones of pregnancy, and nausea and faintness are two of the early symptoms. And yes, it is possible to get pregnant even though you are menstruating. Because the ovaries kick out eggs at different times, if your cycles are not regular, it's possible for you to be bleeding as a result of one ovary ovulating, and have the other ovary drop an egg at the same time. Not common or convenient, but it happens.

I hope you feel better soon.
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i wasnt thinking about pregnancy because we used condums.
1493744 tn?1291773827
If you used condoms, then pregnancy isn't likely.
It could be unrelated.
Sex during your period isn't something that would typically cause a problem...and is even less likely to do so if you used protection. For instance, your symptoms also might indicate an STD, but that's also highly unlikely if you used protection.
Hopefully it's all just coincidence, and you'll be feeling better in a few days. If not, Maybe go ahead and see your MD...
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would i be at a higher risk of getting pregnant if we had to stop for him to change condums.
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