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Within the last three weeks, i've been experiencing severe headaches, a missed period, fatigue, lack of appetite, and weight loss. What's wrong?

Within the last three weeks, i've been experiencing severe headaches, a missed period, fatigue, lack of appetite, and weight loss. What's wrong?

Pregnant?: Have you checked a pregnancy test? Early pregnancy could explain those symptoms, if negative, see your primary care physician to rule out other medical problems. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more

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Dry heaves with or without food, headaches, missed period, bloated, center of nipples getting darker, and negative hpt?

Dry heaves with or without food, headaches, missed period,  bloated,  center of nipples getting darker,  and negative hpt?

Dry heaves: see your primary care for a complete history and physical examination you should also request for blood pregnancy test if this is negative you need further evaluation ...Read more

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Treating Headaches (Checklist)

Watch for events that trigger headaches
60 Min, Daily for 4 Weeks
See your doctor
Once
Watch for food reactions
60 Min, Daily for 4 Weeks
See a dentist about your headaches
Once
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Nausea, fatigue, breast tenderness, bloating, headaches occasionally, no missed period though. Could this be anything else besides pregnany?

Nausea, fatigue, breast tenderness, bloating, headaches occasionally,  no missed period though. Could this be anything else besides pregnany?

Absolutely: There are many hormonal fluctuations that could cause these symptoms. In addition, you could be experiencing a transient illness that could be adding to your symptoms. If you actually miss your period, then i'd take a test. ...Read more

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Very bad headaches front and back, missed period 2 months, a lot of fatigue took the pregnancy test twice still negative. What's up with me?

Very bad headaches front and back, missed period 2 months, a lot of fatigue took the pregnancy test twice still negative. What's up with me?

See your doctor: With the headaches and your period stopping, you should see your doctor. I don't think you are pregnant but there might be something hormonal going on. Be well. ...Read more

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Treating Headaches (Checklist)

Use OTC acetaminophen or ibuprofen to help with the pain
Daily
Keep a headache diary about duration of headaches and triggers
Daily
Let your doctor know if your headache is waking you up at night
Once
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Have headache's and jaw ache everyday, missed period but not pregnant?

Have headache's and  jaw ache everyday, missed period but not pregnant?

Headache: You may have TMJ.Check with your dentist or orthodontist. Your pain is not related to pregnancy ...Read more

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Treating Headaches (Checklist)

Go to bed and awaken at the same time daily
once
Exercise daily
once
Limit caffeine consumption to 2 cups each day
once
Avoid use of more than 24 analgesics per month
once
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Could this be a alarming facter bloating mild with discharge cramping, nausea, headache and butterflies feeling also missed period?

Could this be a alarming  facter bloating mild with discharge cramping, nausea, headache and butterflies feeling  also missed period?

Alarm Symptoms: In general, alarm symptoms include lack of appetite, weight loss, bleeding, etc. Mild bloating, butterflies, headache etc. Would not constitute a major alarm symptom. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more

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