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Am i pregnant?

I have an irregular period. In June I was supposed to get it last week, but instead got it 1st of July. So I assumed I will get it again around 1st of August. I had protected sex on 19th and 21st of July. I got my "period" 6th of July. But the few days after that, I'd wake up every morning, check to see if I got my period, and when I didn't, I'd start stressing out, I'd look things up online which makes it worse, I then feel like throwing up. I got a pregnancy test on 5th, came out negative. When I found out, (still haven't gotten my period), I felt grand. I noticed brown discharges along the way, got my "period" on the 6th, it was heavy for 2 days, then gradually stopped on the 8th. I took another pregnancy test on the 8th and it came negative again. Am I just being paranoid that I am pregnant?
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And my anxiety levels were so high because of this, would you say this affected the length of my period? My period usually lasts 4-5 days and today is my fourth day and it stopped. I've just been so paranoid. My friends think I'm going crazy. I'm only 18 and I don't think I want to tell my mam about this. Please help!
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Ya, the internet is great but can increase our worry about things too.  You have to balance it.  

You are pretty young.   Honestly, periods are late all the time for a variety of reasons including stress, illness, weight gain or loss, changes in routine, etc.  Since you had protected sex, it is doubtful you are pregnant. When pregnancy occurs while a condom is used, it is usually because of a condom break that you'd notice (they rip big and it's messy).

I would try to relax.  I sincerely doubt you are pregnant.  If in doubt, you can always take a test 2.5 weeks after the last sexual encounter.  You'd have a positive by then.  But really, you are likely just late.
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