U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Chicago, IL
A 25-year-old female asked:

Last period was 12/21 to 12/25 nauseous lower back cramps very mild lower abdomen cramps light pink/brown spotting could i be pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Period ?'s: If your period was at a normal time for you, pregnancy is unlikely, but if it were delayed, and pregnancy is possible, obtain a serum HCG test, and if positive, see your OB provider for an exam, as pregnancies can occur outside the uterus (ectopic) and need immediate attention.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jan 10, 2019


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.