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cramping and nausea during pregnancy

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience in Infectious Disease
Pressure ; hormones: Increased abdominal pressure during pregnancy, coupled with hormonal effects, cause esophageal reflux and heartburn. The nausea could be due to that o ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Shapiro
34 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Could be pregnant: It depends on when you ovulate during your cycle- it takes about 7-10 days after you are impregnated for a conceptus to implant in the uterus and then ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
2-3 weeks after sex: In general, there are no signs or symptoms of pregnancy 1-2 weeks after sex. Usually, symptoms start more than 2 weeks after sex, but only if a woman ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible, but: Those symptoms are very non-specific, so can't be used to reliably diagnose a pregnancy. If the symptoms persist and your period doesn't start then a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Don't think so...: Abdominal discomfort during pregnancy is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
There is only one: Way to know at this point - a pregnancy test.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Piccione
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Need more info: How many weeks along are you? Spotting? This is important to discuss with your OB today!
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lots of options: Nausea, headaches and cramps are common complaints before, during and sometimes after a period. For some these are pms symptoms. Some have migraines t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sometimes : If in doubt, why not take a pregnancy test.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Pregnancy: Light bleeding could be a period or implantation of an early pregnancy into the uterine wall. Take a pregnancy test to determine if you are pregnant.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience in Family Medicine
They can be: Those symptoms can be due to pregnancy, as well as several other things. However, with any change in your periods, and i assume the bleeding is vagina ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may be hormones: There is an abrupt change in your level of hormones around your cycles. This withdrawal of hormones can cause such symptoms as headaches, cramps, and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check preg test: First step is to check a pregnancy test at home. . A home pregnancy test is cheap and reliable. If positive then this explains your symptoms. If nega ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mittleschmerz: Some women feel pain at the time of ovulation. This is called mittleschmerz. It is very normal and resolves qucikly. If you feel your pain is lasting ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Can I be pregnant?: No. None of these symptoms are, in any way, signs of pregnancy, .
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
Talk to ob/gyn: These are important symptoms to talk to your obstetrician. You are having stomach pains and heartburn during your pregnancy. This is not uncommon. Y ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes!: These are all symptoms commonly seen pregnancy. Get a pregnancy test and find out for sure!
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms: These are normal symptoms of early pregnancy.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Pregnancy?: Pregnancy is always a consideration. Buy a home pregnancy test. They turn positive at about the same time you'd be due to start your next expected p ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Discuss w GYN: The longer you are pregnant, the more painful bowel movements may become as the baby inside you pushes against structures (like bowel), and your pelvi ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Check with HPT: If you have been sexually active it's always possible. Please do a home pregnancy test and if negative repeat it in 1 week. If that is negative see yo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Eric Umbreit
13 years experience in Urology
Could be...: A variety of things. The place to start is a basic urine test at your primary care provider.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not sure signs. : Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urinati ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Common: It's common, but not normal. See your doctor.

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