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Doctor insights on: Difference Between Period Symptoms And Pregnancy Symptoms

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What's the difference between period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

What's the difference between period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

Symptoms: Sometimes not much. For many women its the nausea of early pregnancy that's different than their periods, but PMS, period symptoms and early pregnancy symptoms are all fairly similar. Since you can get pregnancy tests pretty much anywhere these days, use them to confirm, not symptoms ...Read more

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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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What's the difference between period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

What's the difference between period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

Check a test: If you are late with your period, you should take a test to see if you are pregnant. If you are not yet late, it would be hard to tell a difference. ...Read more

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Difference between early pregnancy symptoms and menstrual cycle symptoms?

Difference between early pregnancy symptoms and menstrual cycle symptoms?

Pregnancy: If you suffer from pms sympyoms might be similar however you would get a + test if pregnant. Nausea, vomiting and breast tenderness seems to be the most common sigbs during early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the difference between having PMS symptoms and early pregnancy symptoms?

What is the difference between having PMS symptoms and early pregnancy symptoms?

PMS & pregnancy: Premenstrual syndrome symptoms occur before periods and early pregnancy symptoms occur after missing periods . ...Read more

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What's the difference between PMS and early pregnancy symptoms?

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What's the difference between PMS and early pregnancy symptoms?

Does period follow: They actual can be quite similar. Whether or not your period comes is often the only way to tell them apart. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between pregnancy symptoms and period symptoms?

How can I tell the difference between pregnancy symptoms and period symptoms?

Easy: If you are having unprotected sex, you may be preganant. A simple urine pregnancy test is inexpensive and will tell you if you are pregnant. If your periods are regular, you should be able to track your cycle, and if your period comes regularly, than you are not pregnant. You should see a gyn dr. To get a good exam, be put on birth control, and educated on pregnancy and menstruation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pregnancy and PMS symptoms?

What is the difference between pregnancy and PMS symptoms?

They are similar: Early pregnancy can have nearly identical symptoms to PMS, even the mild cramping. Some people report that their breasts are even more tender when pregnant . Some people report greater fatigue during early pregnancy as opposed to PMS The early symptoms are similar that only a pregnancy test can tell you for sure ...Read more

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What's the difference between flu and pregnancy symptoms?

What's the difference between flu and pregnancy symptoms?

Quite different: Influenza causes sore throat, dry cough, high fevers, and body aches. Gastroenteritis, or "Stomach flu" as it is commonly known, causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and often cramping. Pregnancy can cause nausea and vomiting, but shouldn't cause fevers or other symptoms. Breast tenderness is also a common sign. If in doubt, by a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How to differentiate between PMS symptoms and pregnancy symptoms, what are the main differences?

How to differentiate between PMS symptoms and pregnancy symptoms, what are the main differences?

PMS.: The main difference is you have to be pregnant for pregnancy symptoms! pms comes every month with your menstrual cycle and hormonal changes. It is mainly about bloating, fatigue, cramps, moodiness and gets better once your bleeding starts. In pregnancy, most of the time, woman doesn't feel moodiness every month. Most of the time women are happy during their pregnancy but can get postpartum dep. ...Read more

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Was wondering what are some differences between pregnancy symptoms and typical symptoms before starting your period?

Was wondering what are some differences between pregnancy symptoms and typical symptoms before starting your period?

Often the same: many women confuse PMS and pregnancy symptoms. However, with urine pregnancy testing so easily available, it is best to get a home test to help determine which it is. ...Read more

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Difference between pregnancy signs and menstruation signs?

Difference between pregnancy signs and menstruation signs?

Most stop menses: Most women will stop menstruating when they become pregnant. That's the major way to differentiate between the two. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between crohns symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

How can I tell the difference between crohns symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

Very different : The symptoms of Chrone's disease is usually involve your bowel movements including diarrhea and blood in your bowel movements and are often associated with a lot of pain. Pregnancy can cause nausea, vomiting, and constipation. The nausea usually improves after the first trimester. Any pain is usually cramping but you can have pain from the stretching of the round ligaments. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How are PMS symptoms and early pregnancy different?

Use a HPT: Because there can be some overlap in symptoms, the easiest way to differentiate is by taking a pregnancy test. By the time a woman is having classic pregnancy symptoms- a pregnancy test can be read. ...Read more

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Difference between pregnant signs and menstruation signs?

Difference between pregnant signs and menstruation signs?

HPT: The only sign, and the only worthwhile reliable guide, is the hpt is positive in one and negative in the other. ...Read more

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What is the difference between PMS cramps and early signs of pregnancy cramps ?

They may not be: Mild PMS (more correctly known now as pmdd--premenstrual dysphoric disorder) and cramping from a possible miscarriage may be the same..Thus, it is best to check wtih your doc.. ...Read more

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Are pregnancy symptoms close to period symptoms?

Are pregnancy symptoms close to period symptoms?

Yes.: Many of the common pms symptoms are similar to pregnancy symptoms. ...Read more

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What's the difference between depression and "negative symptoms"?

What's the difference between depression and "negative symptoms"?

Some similarities: "negative symptoms" are some changes seen in patients with schizophrenia. An example is lack of motivation, lack of emotions, "mental confusion", lack of concentration, etc. Of course, similar symptoms can be seen in depression, but the origin of them and treatment are totally different. ...Read more

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What are the differences between a menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

What are the differences between a menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Significant: A menstrual period is the sloughing away of the thickened uterine lining that occurs due to hormonal changes resulting when no conception occurs. Early pregnancy bleeding can be due to some irritation to the lining of the uterus as the early embryo implants into the uterus, can be due to friable cervical cells, or other factors related to the embryo implanting into the uterus. ...Read more