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are headaches an early sign of pregnancy

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Shubert
35 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Possible: Typical early signs of pregnancy can include headache, nausea, fatigue and breast tenderness to name a few. Spotting can also be part of pregnancy bu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although headaches : Can occur in pregnancy, they are not indicators of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test to know. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swel ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Headaches may occur: But i don't know about dry lips. Sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiti ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Possibly: If you're late for your period and want to know check a home pregnancy test please.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Never heard that...: In the absence of the primary one of missing your period, there is no reason to think you are pregnant based on headaches. Best wishes.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
14 years experience Fertility Medicine
Shouldn't be: Early pregnancy is most often associated with very few symptoms. The most common are breast tenderness, nausea, vomiting, bloating. Cramping should ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can be: It can be if your pregnancy test is positive.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Atlhough cramping: Can occur in early pregnancy- it is not diagnostic for pregnancy. Swollen ovaries is not an indicator of pregancy. If you miss your period - take a ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Cramping: Cramping can happen in pregnancy. However it is a nonspecific symptom and is unreliable in making the diagnosis. Check pregnancy test for confirmation ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not an accurate test. Go see a doctor or do a home pregnancy test.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
How early?: Do you get nausea when you start your cycle? Usually a missed period is the first real symptom of pregnancy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Menses and Cramping: Nope. Not in any specific way. Many, if not most, women get cramping with their periods.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Signs early pregnanc: Here are some signs of early pregnancy. Morning sicknesss, sudden vomiting, sensitive breasts , breast feel heavier and sore, sleepiness, food aversi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: If you think you may be pregnant get a urine test strip kit from the pharmacy and follow directions. If the diarrhea persists see a doctor and bring ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Several: Signs of an early miscarriage include your symptoms of pregnancy, like breast tenderness, fatigue, nausea, etc., going away. The more obvious signs a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Headaches : Headaches, among other things, can be an early sign of pregnancy.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can be.: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple symptoms: missed period, bloating, nausea, vomiting, history of unprotected sex are common factors in early signs of pregnancy. best wishes Dr M
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Fatigue!: Fatigue is probably the most common early symptom. Then, of course, you would expect a missed period - or one that is different from normal. Nausea is ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It isn't: Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness or fullness, nausea and or vomiting, fatigue, needing to urinate frequently. Cramping doesn't t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, or not: Lots of causes of nausea, including pregnancy. Can be pregnant without nausea.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Backache is possible: But specific kidney pain is not a pregnancy sx. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, f ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you mean nausea and vomiting, then yes. If you mean fever, diarrhea , or cough, then no.

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