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Are Hot Flashes A Sign Of Early Pregnancy
Are hot flashes, dry mouth, fatigue, gas, slight mood swings and some mild cramping a sign of early pregnancy?
Pregnancy: If you miss your period then check a pregnancy test, home tests are accurate. If your period starts then you are not pregnant. Even then if you are concerned about pregnancy you can always check a test. There are no set signs of pregnancy, everything could be a sign of pregnancy or PMS. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Not typical sign: Symptoms felt by a woman who is pregnant include things her partner might not be able to perceive. Signs are things he might be able to see. Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness, drowsiness, nausea. Signs of early pregnancy include breast swelling, slight physical changes around the nipple and cervix, sometimes vomiting. She should contact primary provider if hot flashes or fever. ...Read more
I been having headaches and hot flashes for about 3 days... My friend told me it could be a sign of pregnancy. Is this true? What else could this mean
I'm on my period but having all the signs of pregnancy. Hot flashes, cravings, cramping more than usual, and bumps. Could I be pregnant?
No, if a true period: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
Circulation: The hot flashes you may be experiencing while pregnant are not the same as those experienced by women in menopause. Menopausal hot flashes are due to lack of estrogen. Pregnancy is a high estrogen state. Most likely the hot flashes in pregnancy are due to changes in your circulation and increased heat generated by the baby. ...Read more
Night sweats: It's true that circumoral fluctuations of pregnancy and the postpartum state can lead to hot flashes, but if you're having regular periods and protected sex, that is more likely that you're experiencing night sweats which have multiple causes. I would bring this up with your general doctor as soon as you can because it may be a problem but it may be treatable. ...Read more
I had tubal pregnancy in 2009 could it mess with my hormones? I have been staying moody a lot and get hot flashes a lot..
I'm 20 and have been having weird headaches, extreme fatigue, hot flashes. Have taken pregnancy tests and are neg. What could it be?
Are hot flashes and dizziness symptoms of pregnancy? I am only 20 and lately I've been havin hot flashes, cravings and dizzy spells.
My tubes got tied a little over 5 months ago. No period for 3 months, I get hot flashes at work. Few pregnancy symptoms, but took a urin pregnancy test and came back neg. What could it be.?
Maybe perimenopause: A tubal ligation will not affect your natural cycle, and it is possible that this is your pattern for this point in life. You did not state your age or if you were on another form of birth control before the tubal; this information would be important. You should see your gynecologist for evaluation and bloodwork to see if there is another cause for the skipped periods and other symptoms. ...Read more
Second month no period, mild headaches on and off, hot flashes throughout the day and night, and negative home pregnancy test.
Can you get pregnancy symptoms before you test positive. It's only been two weeks but I'm having hot flashes and sore breasts plus very tired.
I've been having hot flashes/night sweats alot. I'm only 23 & am 6 mo. Post partum but had them before pregnancy. I sometimes feel faint from them?
Hormones: You should have your thyroid and cortisol levels measured. Most primary medical doctors can make these evaluations. The type of specialist to evaluate would be an endocrinologist. ...Read more
I take birth control regularly (within 1 hour of same time each day)lately I have been lightheaded/dizzy a lot with hot flashes. Pregnancy symptom??
If you take the pill regularly, you are not likely to be pregnant. If you missed your period by 4-5 days, you may do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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