A 22-year-old member asked:
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how early can pregnancy symptoms start?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Conception: Technically; as soon as conception occurs one's body will begin changing on every level. Some women can even tell the moment of conception; believe it or not.
Answered on Jan 27, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms: Classic pregnancy sxs usually begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings & aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line & ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Some times sxs begin prior to missed period.
Answered on Nov 8, 2018

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Negative test?: If an hpt is negative it's too early for symptoms to be reliable. No reliable symptoms happen until long after a pregnancy test would be positive. Goo ... Read More
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Missed period: At the time you miss your period. Classic pregnancy symptoms can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased ... Read More
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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy test: A serum test is reliable on the 11-12th day after ovulation, home tests are similar if you are certain of the ovulation day.
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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.

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