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Is Cramping In The Vaginal Area A Sign Of Pregnancy
Not necessarily: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. Take a pregnancy test. ...Read more
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
Took pregnancy test 10 days after possible sperm I vagina, came back negative, having cramps, is this just my period?
Maybe too early: It is still possible that you conceived and just tested too early. Retake the test in four days just to be sure. ...Read more
2nd pregnancy, lots of pressure in vagina/rectum, more frequent urination, more frequent bowel movements (3+/day) occ. Contracts. & cramps. Labor soon?
Not necessarily: Without more information it's hard to answer the question. How many weeks are you? If you are past 34 weeks, these can be common symptoms that are not of great concern, and not necessarily indicative of imminent labor. In general, unless you are having pains that stop you from doing things occurring every 5 minutes or closer, these are likely braxton-hicks type contractions, not true labor. ...Read more
Itchy vaginal area for 2-3 days now, its inflamed but with little to none discharge and no odor, also a little cramping. Is this a sign of pregnancy?
Are cramps and a pulling sensation in pelvic area 6 days post ovulation a sign of pregnancy? I had sex 2 days before ovulation and 1 day after.
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
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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Both: It could be some Premenstrual symptoms or it could be early pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test ...Read more
Athough they can: Occur with pregnancy, they are not diagnostic of pregnancy. So, you will need to take a pregnancy test to find out if you have missed your period. ...Read more
Cramping: Cramping can happen in early pregnancy. However it is a nonspecific symptom and not reliable in making the diagnosis of pregnancy. It is best to check a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Unilateral cramping: Is not a specific sx of pregnancy. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more
No: There is no way to know if you are pregnant at day 19. If you are pregnant this cycle, it is likely the embryo won't have even implanted yet, so it would be unusual to have symptoms. ...Read more
General symptoms...: Having some muscle cramps and/or having some leg aches are considered "general symptoms" and not specific to ovulation or to a new pregnancy. That means women can get these symptoms whether or not they are ovulating, and whether or not they are newly pregnant. If symptoms persist or are bothersome, one's primary care doctor can take a look to help figure out the cause. ...Read more