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I started having morning sickness 2 weeks ago. My cycle came on monday heavy for a day now i'm just spotting off and on. Am i pregnant or not?

I started having morning sickness 2 weeks ago. My cycle came on monday heavy for a day now i'm just spotting off and on. Am i pregnant or not?

Maybe not, but...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Morning Sickness (Definition)

It's the nauseated feeling (sometimes with vomiting) some women get in their first trimester of pregnancy, usually between 6 and ...Read more


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What is morning sickness?

What is morning sickness?

Nuasea/vomiting: We believe it may be a primitive protective mechanism that helps to ensure the mother does not get exposed to spoiled food and toxins. Usually the symptoms will get better by about 10 weeks, although some women continue to have symptoms throughout the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes morning sickness?

Increased estrogen: It is felt to be caused by an increase in circulating estrogen during pregnancy. Morning sickness can actually occur at any time of the day. It usually resolves by week 12. ...Read more

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When do morning sickness occur?

When do morning sickness occur?

First trimester : Usualy it occurs during the first 13 weeks and then resolves after that. ...Read more

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Why am I getting morning sickness?

Why am I getting morning sickness?

Hormones: The hormones of pregnancy cause this. Some believe it is a primitive protective mechanism designed to protect the mom and fetus from toxins and poisons in the food. ...Read more

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Causes of morning sickness in men?

Causes of morning sickness in men?

Not Pregnant: As you may suspect the morning sickness is not cause by pregnancy in men but there are other reasons such as food poisoning. There are a myriad of other reasons for morning sickness in men so you may want to go to the doctors for an examination and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's the cause of morning sickness?

What's the cause of morning sickness?

Hormone changes: Pregnancy hormones rapidly increase early in the pregnancy, which causes nausea and vomiting in many (but not all) women. Morning sickness is something of a misnomer as I have rarely seen the nausea confined to just the morning. ...Read more

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What is the cause of morning sickness?

What is the cause of morning sickness?

Morning sickness: There seems to be a correlation with the levels of the pregnancy hormone, betahcg. There are individual susceptibilities. ...Read more

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