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Period 12/1-breast changes pregnancy test 1 week after expected period(negatif)-period 21/2-areola darkening (i think) neg test 4 days ago pregnant??

Period 12/1-breast changes pregnancy test 1 week after expected period(negatif)-period 21/2-areola darkening (i think) neg test 4 days ago pregnant??

Too soon to test: If you miss your period by 4-5 days, 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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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Do areolas typically darken with age? Over the past few days they've been sore and darkening&pretty sure not pregnant. 2wks until next period.

Do areolas typically darken with age? Over the past few days they've been sore and darkening&pretty sure not pregnant. 2wks until next period.

Get a pregnancy: test now. If negative, wait a week, then check another pregnancy test. If negative again, wait another week, check another pregnancy test. Don't convince yourself that you are not pregnant until you have had 3 negatives in 3 weeks and your period has returned. Areolas should not change color much, but they do "shrink" with age. They will enlarge and look more robust with pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can cause erect nipples that aren't sore at all, prominent montgomery glands, and darkening of areolas besides pregnancy?

What can cause erect nipples that aren't sore at all, prominent montgomery glands, and darkening of areolas besides pregnancy?

Many things: If your nipples are always like that then this may just be how you were built. Cold, tight bras, friction, hormonal changes can all cause a temporary change in nipple appearance. Schedule a visit and have a doctor help if you are concerned. ...Read more

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My areolas are getting darker. Took a pregnancy test & its neg. What could be causing them to darken?

Lets review your que: Areola darkening is not an early sign of pregnancy. Darker signed people rend to have darker areolas. Changes in hormone levels can cause it. Early pregnancy usually has signs of fatigue nausea so if you have none of these symptoms it is most likely a normal phenomenon. If it is one sided then I would seek the help of a doctor ...Read more

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Hi, I had pregnancy symptoms (frequent urination, darkening aerola, aching breasts,fatigue) just after I had sex which was before ovulation& 2dpo flu ?

Hi, I had pregnancy symptoms (frequent urination, darkening aerola, aching breasts,fatigue) just after I had sex which was before ovulation& 2dpo flu ?

Here are some ...: Do HPT soon after missing the regularly expected period; if (-) & still in doubt, repeat it in 1-2 weeks. Note: Usually, morning sickness starts around 5-6 weeks after conception. So, correlate both with your general health so to deduce if what you felt is related with pregnancy. More doubt? See & ask Gyn-doc timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

Areola (Definition)

The areola is the dark ...Read more