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Dr. Danny Proffitt Dr. Proffitt
Family Medicine
39 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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How do you know if your pregnant?

How do you know if your pregnant?

Symptoms/Test: One may never know they are pregnant till delivering. I delivered one of them! however, pregnancy usually is accompanied with nausea, a feeling of the flu, breast tenderness, pelvic fullness and a change in discharge, missed period(s) and perhaps some pelvic pain or discomfort. The real test is a home pregnancy test or a urine or blood test at your doctor's office. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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Dr. Wayne Warrington Dr. Warrington
Emergency Medicine
15 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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How do you know if your pregnant?

Urine test: Go to the pharmacy, not the er, and buy a pregnancy test for around $8. They are very accurate. ...Read more

Dr. Pedro Hernandez Dr. Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
36 years in practice
University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine
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How do you know when your pregnant?

How do you know when your pregnant?

Signs of Pregnancy: Lack of menstrual period, breasts tenderness( 1-2 weeks) implantation vaginal spotting ( 6-12 days), increase urinary frequency, fatigue, tiredness, nausea or morning sickness (2-8 weeks), backache, headache, darkening of the areoles ( nipples), food cravings or aversions to food, eventually bluish discoloration of vulva and vagina, increased size of uterus with increased weight. ...Read more

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Dr. Albert Pizzo Dr. Pizzo
Family Medicine
56 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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How do you know if your pregnant or not ?

How do you know if your pregnant or not ?

Preg or not: Usually need to start urine pregnancy testing if you miss a menstrual period, to see if you are pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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How do you know if your discharge while pregnant is amontic fluid? I'm only 26 weeks & my discharge is more creamy now & has a smell to it.

Doesn't sound like: Amniotic fluid, but if you think you are leaking you should let your OB know today. He/she will help you decide how urgent it is. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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How do you. Really. Know wen your pregnant. I took every. Online. Pregnancy. Teat they all point to positive. So how do y really. Known. For sure?

Positive Test Result: If you have a positive test result you should get in to see your obstetrician or family physician to begin prenatal testing and care. It is very rare to have a false positive and statistically impossible to have several positives be false. You are pregnant. Please get health care for you and the baby. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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How do you know if your pregnant? Been nausa, tired and having mood swings

How do you know if your pregnant? Been nausa, tired and having mood swings

Home pregnancy test: Your best bet is to take a home pregnancy test once you've missed your period by 1 week at least. Physicians' offices have ones that can detect pregnancy sooner, but more expensively. With these symptoms and your concern about them, it may be a good idea to check in with your physician anyway. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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How do you know I your pregnant when your breastfeeding your two month old baby?

How do you know I your pregnant when your breastfeeding your two month old baby?

HPT: The simplest way to tell is a home pregnancy test (urine).Depending on the sample concentration and quality of the test this can turn positive within 2 wks of conception. I would not rely on breastfeeding as a form of birth control. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Arnoult Dr. Arnoult
Family Medicine
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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How do you know if your pregnant if you are on the Depo-Provera shot and do not get periods?

How do you know if your pregnant if you are on the Depo-Provera shot and do not get periods?

You're not: If you are on the Depo shot and get it done on time every 3 months you will not get pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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How do you know your pregnant?

+ pregnancy test.: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a hpt to know. ...Read more

Dr. Allison Urrutia Dr. Urrutia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
10 years in practice
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Please give advice on how soon do you know your pregnant?

Early pregnancy test: The most effective way to determine if you are pregnant is an early pregnancy test. Most home pregnancy tests can detect pregnancy 5 days before your missed period. If your cycles are regular, you may take a test 5 days before you expect your period. If negative, wait until one week after missing your period and repeat the test. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham Dr. Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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How do you know when your baby is hungry while pregnant?

How do you know when your baby is hungry while pregnant?

You don't: A fetus is constantly receiving nutrition from it's mother via the placenta and through the umbilical cord. A fetus can and does swallow (amniotic fluid) while inside - but it does not eat and it receives its sustinence only through the placenta. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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What color and consistency is amniotic fluid and how do you know if your leaking fluid? 35 weeks pregnant?

What color and consistency  is amniotic fluid and how do you know if your leaking fluid? 35 weeks pregnant?

Leaking Urine: In most cases women who are this far along are actually leaking urine and not amniotic fluid. But, leaking amniotic fluid is not good and there is a simple test at the obs office to distinguish the two fluids. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What leads to prenancy symptoms with no pregnancy?

What leads to prenancy symptoms with no pregnancy?

Are you asking about: False pregnancy - pseudocyesis. That is psychogenic in nature. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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How common is it for a woman to have no pregnancy symptoms at all?

How common is it for a woman to have no pregnancy symptoms at all?

Please Clarify: Have you missed a period or not? All answers depend on that question. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Baumann Dr. Baumann
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2017 years in practice
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine
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Can anyone tell me what causes prenancy symptoms with no pregnancy?

Can anyone tell me what causes prenancy symptoms with no pregnancy?

Mind games: A woman's mind, especially when there is strong desire for a pregnancy, can trick her body into symptoms of pregnancy. And for that matter, male partners of pregnant women can gain weight out of empathy. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Warren Dr. Warren
Family Medicine
5 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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What happened to my body if I make out? Disease? & no pregnancy right?

What happened to my body if I make out? Disease? & no pregnancy right?

Depends: if you are only kissing then you can spread some diseases like mono or viral infections for colds, cold sores etc If there is no semen involved and you both have clothes on there is little chance of pregnancy ...Read more

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