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can starting your period early be a sign of pregnancy

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It's the most common: Sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test to know if you are pregnant.

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be: Implantation bleeding may occur at this time.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Check a HPT: It is hard to tell just from what you stated in the question. Spotting or light period is quite common during the early months of pregnancy. I suggest ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
Could be pregnant: When was the first day of your last period? Do your periods come consistently every 28 days or so?, have you taken any hormonal contraception (includ ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Light spotting and a delayed or abnormal period might be the first sign of a pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test now and again in a week. Symptoms usu ... Read More
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A 29-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 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If you are a wek early for a period, you could have an implantation bleed( embryo burrowing into wall of uterus) or this could be a sign of a tubal pr ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Signs of pregnancy: Dirrhea is not a usual sign of pregnancy. More common signs are missing a period, headache, back pain, breast tenderness or nausea.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Heartburn would be a vague sign of pregnancy. A pregnancy test is the best way to tell.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It can also be a sign of nerves, pregnancy, indigestion, and sinus drainage. If you are worried about pregnancy it is time to consider birth control. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Pregnancy can occur in the presence of a yeast infection. You coluld have a yeast infection and be pregnant. You could have either condition or both c ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually but : Why not just take a pregnancy test to find out?
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at all : No that is not a sign but you can always take a home pregnancy test.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting postperiod: Bleeding is not a normal sign of pregnancy. Spotting can be due to infection, ovarian cysts, cervical dysplasia and many other things. If it persist ... Read More
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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.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Some women will have a light, 'different' cycle after conception. Usually though either, no period, or one light period would be common.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Need fertilization: If you were experiencing these symptoms before you ovulated (are you SURE of when you ovulated?) then the only way you could be pregnant is is you got ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May or may not be: Any abnormal bleeding on the pill could be a sign but more likely any abnormal bleeding on the pill is either from the pill or another probelm like yo ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Helayne Merkin
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy symptoms: The most common symptoms of early pregnancy are fatigue, breast pain and nausea. Many women feel "pre-menstrual" but more exaggerated when they are in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: Bleeding at cycle day 14 is not likely to indicate pregnancy, but rather break-through bleeding. The causes for this are numerous. If it persists or ... Read More
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