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Hello I have been cramping in my lower stomach area are these signs or pregnancy? I also have had the feeling of throwing up bit never do

Hello I have been cramping in my lower stomach area are these signs or pregnancy? I also have had the feeling of throwing up bit never do

Cramping is: NOT a sign of pregnancy and in fact is not a "healthy" sign if you are pregnant. First of all there are numerous OTC (Over the Counter) Pregnancy Tests which a quite reliable after you have MISSED a period. (Some are positive earlier on) Nausea may be a sign of early pregnancy but usually NOT right after conception!
Talk with you GYN about the fears/symptoms you are having!
Hope this helps!
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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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I have had absolutely no signs of pregnancy besides cramping in my lower abdomen. What's going on?

I have had absolutely no signs of pregnancy besides cramping in my lower abdomen. What's going on?

See you Ob: Not all women have symptoms in early pregnancy. If you are cramping; however, it's a good idea to see your Ob doc and find out what is going on. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can slight lower abdomen cramping and pains be a sign of pregnancy?

Can slight lower abdomen cramping and pains be a sign of pregnancy?

No: But complications of pregnancy may result in these symptoms. A host of other medical conditions may also present this way such as UTI or PID. It is important to get evaluated. A pregnancy test will definitely be done especially since you are sexually active ...Read more

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Today is 12dpiui....I noticed tiny yellow cm.i also have cramps in my leg and lower abdomen.bbs are sore...can this be a sign of pregnancy?

Today is 12dpiui....I noticed tiny yellow cm.i also have cramps in my leg and lower abdomen.bbs are sore...can this be a sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily: I don't know what you mean by "tiny yellow cm" but leg cramps are not a sign of pregnancy. Lower abdominal cramps are premenstrual signs or possibly very early miscarriage. Sore breasts can be either premenstrual hormone changes or pregnancy hormone changes. If you are pregnant, a pregnancy test might be positive by now. ...Read more

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Can having a cold be a sign of pregnancy. With slight cramping. In back and abdomen?

Can having a cold be a sign of pregnancy. With slight cramping. In back and abdomen?

Unlikely.: There are many signs and symptoms of pregnancy. They include missed periods, breast tenderness, sensitivity to smells, and nausea/vomiting, fatigue, and weight gain. Cold symptoms and slight cramping are not typically signs of early pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant, you could take a home pregnancy test (they are very accurate) or visit your doctor to obtain proper prenatal care. ...Read more

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I have been having strange cramps in my lower right abdomen. What could it be? I am a female and have had negative pregnancy tests.

I have been having strange cramps in my lower right abdomen. What could it be? I am a female and have had negative pregnancy tests.

GI, GYN; C ur Doc: Don't know your age, menstrual/pregnancy history. Things to check for: duration of symptoms, fever, timing related to meals, nighttime, urinary complaints, bowel changes, appetite changes, weight loss, nausea, bleeding; last md was when? Age related re: colon polyps, ca, ovarian cysts, etc.
May be gas but...
Acute symptoms- maybe infection, inflammatory bowel or early appendicitis. C ur doc now. ...Read more

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I have pain that goes into my lower abdomen right in the middle. Does that sound like pregnancy cramping?

I have pain that goes into my lower abdomen right in the middle. Does that sound like pregnancy cramping?

Not really: Are you pregnant? Are you worried that you are? Doing a test to find out is a good idea. Cramps can have many causes--often related to bowel/ intestinal cramps. ...Read more

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Why am i having cramps in my lower abdomen less than a week after protected sex with condom and pull out. Can it be pregnancy symptoms?

Why am i having cramps in my lower abdomen less than a week after protected sex with condom and pull out. Can it be pregnancy symptoms?

Pelvic pain: Pregnancy still a possibility. However, bladder infections, gastrointestinal problems can give you those symptoms. Use condoms to avoid a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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I've been having cramp like pains in my lower abdominal. Ihave had my tubes tied cut and burnt but I took a pregnancy test and it came out p+.

I've been having cramp like pains in my lower abdominal. Ihave had my tubes tied cut and burnt but I took a pregnancy test and it came out p+.

There is a: Very low failure rate with tubal ligation. Was the test read at the correct time? If you read it after allowing it to sit out for a while then an evaporation line can sometimes be read as a + & the material will become more concentrated. Consider repeating a home pregnancy test or getting a blood pregnancy test from your doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Yes: Yes but get an ultrasound ASAP to make sure everything is okay with the twins. With twins, You should be getting ultrasound every trimester if available. Get a maternity back brace now if you can, to prevent the back pain you will likely develop soon. ...Read more

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Cramping on lower abdomen on left side and lower back pain as well, this is all 6 days after conception. Could these symptoms relate to pregnancy?

Cramping on lower abdomen on left side and lower back pain as well, this is all 6 days after conception. Could these symptoms relate to pregnancy?

Yes, but: It is a little early to be having pregnancy symptoms. Sometimes women have lower abdominal pain from an ectopic pregnancy, but not this soon after conception, usually. Unrelated to pregnancy, an ovarian cyst or a urinary tract infection could both cause these symptoms. Best to see a doctor and get checked out if the symptoms are really bothering you. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant and when I sneeze I get severe pain in my lower abdomen and little cramping this is my 2nd pregnancy?

Ligament pain?: Could be a number of things causing your pain — it could be a ligament, or some scar tissue if you had a c-section.

It is likely something muscular or soft tissue — if it persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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What r some causes of haveing a cramp on one side of your lower abdomen and haveing tender breast other than pregnancy? Because im still a vrigin

What r some causes of haveing a cramp on one side of your lower abdomen and haveing tender breast other than pregnancy? Because im still a vrigin

Many: There are many causes, but one of the more common cause could be ovulation which would cause both pain on one side and breast tenderness. However, if the pain is worsening or not improving in a short period, an evaluation by your doctor may be needed. ...Read more

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I had early symptoms of pregnancy at 6 dpo. Metallic taste in mouth, tugging and pulling in my lower abdomen, and mild cramps, but now don't have any?

I had early symptoms of pregnancy at 6 dpo. Metallic taste in mouth, tugging and pulling in my lower abdomen, and mild cramps, but now don't have any?

Pregnancy Symptoms: It would be impossible for your body to know if you were pregnant that early. The fertilized egg is in no way connected to the body for many days post impregnation. The fertilized egg has to travel from the pelvis through the fallopian tubes. It then has to land on and implant on the wall of the uterus. And then it has to grow to a big enough size to have enough cells to be leaking the HCG hormone. ...Read more

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I'm having bad dizziness throughout my day. Slight cramping in my left abdomen at times and very sore breast. Are these signs of early pregnancy?

I'm having bad dizziness throughout my day. Slight cramping in my left abdomen at times and very sore breast. Are these signs of early pregnancy?

Variable: There are a lot of questions like this, and my answer is always the same!

The only truly reliable sign of pregnancy is a late period and a positive pregnancy test. Tests are so inexpensive that if one is concerned one should just buy one and see. ...Read more

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My wife got menstrual on 19th feb, we started regular sex from 26to5 (to concieve) now she is feeling abdomen cramps & pain. Is it sign of preganancy?

My wife got menstrual on 19th feb, we started regular sex from 26to5 (to concieve) now she is feeling abdomen cramps & pain. Is it sign of preganancy?

Not from this cycle: You had intercourse from cycle day 7 to cycle day 14. In a 28 cycle ovulation usually takes place on cycle day 14. Would only have conceived four days ago, so likely not pregnancy related symptoms from this cycle.
Ovarian cysts or an abnormal pregnancy from last cycle should be ruled out. Call your doctor if pain significant or she now has a positive home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I'm pooping a lot after eating and drinking with bad stomach cramps is this a sign of pregancy?

I'm pooping a lot after eating and drinking with bad stomach cramps is this a sign of pregancy?

Diarrhea causes: Crampy diarrhea typically results from infection, an inflammatory process of the gut, gut ischemia, malabsorption, maldigestion, altered gut, transit, functional issues (like ibs). Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Pregnancy is possible but low on list. ...Read more

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