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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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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My Brest's have grown,nausea,over heating, stomach growth,headaches,slight cramping, missed period. Am I pregnant?

My Brest's have grown,nausea,over heating, stomach growth,headaches,slight cramping, missed period. Am I pregnant?

Maybe: Urine pregnancy tests are available over the counter and inexpensive.They are sometimes falsely negative early in pregnancy, but begin to be accurate as soon as your cycle is delayed. ...Read more

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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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I'm not sure if I'm pregnant . I've had -headaches , extreme breast tenderness & a missed period 5 days late & spotting. I'm worried ?

I'm not sure if I'm pregnant .
I've had -headaches , extreme breast tenderness & a missed period 5 days late & spotting. I'm worried ?

Take pregnancy test: Assuming that you've engaged in unprotected sex, once you're late, it's time to take a home pregnancy test, which is inexpensive & available at most pharmacies w/o prescription. They're not accurate prior to missing your period but once. Once you get your answer, go see your Family Doc for either prenatal care or contraception (check out http://www.plannedparenthood.org/all-access/my-method). ...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