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Dose abdominal cramping always mean an ectopic pregnancy?

Dose abdominal cramping always mean an ectopic pregnancy?

Sometimes: If you have missed a period without contraception, it is imperative to run a pregnancy test because cramping under those circumstances could mean an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Started having lower abdominal cramping for a couple days, period is late 5-6 days, took one pregnancy test today but it came out negative?

Started having lower abdominal cramping for a couple days, period is late 5-6 days, took one pregnancy test today but it came out negative?

Blood preg test: Is what you need, and some other blood work, and an exam and pelvic ultrasound, if there is nothing abnormal going on after the results of those tests are known, sometimes you can take Progesterone for a few days to induce a period, u should see your obgyn md. ...Read more

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Could/should i be having any pregnancy symptoms at 8 days past ovulation? I've got slight abdominal cramping and headache just started today. Ttc!

Could/should i be having any pregnancy symptoms at 8 days past ovulation? I've got slight abdominal cramping and headache just started today. Ttc!

Too early : Pregnancy symptoms are caused by elevated hormones. If your hormones were high enough to cause symptoms then they would be higher enough to cause a pregnancy test to be positive. Why not just checking pregnancy test instead of trying to guess. ...Read more

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Is abdominal cramping and pink and brow spotting 2 weeks after taking plan be and 5 days before a usual period a normal side effect or pregnancy ?

Is abdominal cramping and pink and brow spotting 2 weeks after taking plan be and 5 days before a usual period a normal side effect or pregnancy ?

Likely from plan b: Having cramping and spotting 2 weeks after Plan B but 5 days before normal period is due is likely due to the plan b. Plan b commonly causes an irregular period. If your period is late is the time to check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is dull back pain, slight abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nausea and brown speckled, but chunky discharge during early pregnancy normal?

Is dull back pain, slight abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nausea and brown speckled, but chunky discharge during early pregnancy normal?

No: These are symptoms that should prompt an er visit or an emergency call to your ob-gyn. Taken indivudually, they can be considered part of the discomforts of pregnancy, but when they happen together as it sounds like it is going on now, they may be symptoms of possible miscarriage. ...Read more

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Sore body lower abdominal cramping fatigue. Early pregnancy symptoms or PMS ?

Sore body lower abdominal cramping fatigue. Early pregnancy symptoms or PMS ?

Non-specific: Your symtoms are non-specific. They could be PMS or many other things. They are not necessarily signs of pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Abdominal cramping 5 days after ovulation, very sore nipples and 8 days after ovulation painful sex. Pregnancy symptoms?

Abdominal cramping 5 days after ovulation, very sore nipples and 8 days after ovulation painful sex. Pregnancy symptoms?

It's possible : You may request a serum/ blood pregnancy test from your oby to detect pregnancy at an early stage, earlier than what the urine or home pregnancy test/ hpt can do (usually at least 4 days prior to next natural cycle). Blessings! ...Read more

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I just finished having my period a few days ago and i've been experiencing abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Can this be pregnancy? I'm on the pill

I just finished having my period a few days ago and i've been experiencing abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Can this be pregnancy? I'm on the pill

Not likely: Why not buy a cheap pregnancy test? If you just had a normal, on-time period then pregnancy is unlikely. May just be a stomach bug. Anyone around you sick? ...Read more

Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
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Abdominal Colic (Definition)

Abdominal colic is a symptom in which a person feels there is a lot of pressure inside some part of the intestines. Sometimes the colicky pain feels like ...Read more