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Whats the pregnancy symptoms before period? (before period due, or late period) woman with irregular or 30+ days cycle

Whats the pregnancy symptoms before period? (before period due, or late period) woman with irregular or 30+ days cycle

Late period: Even with a 30+ day irregular cycle, and sexually active with no contraception, it you do a pregnancy test 5 days after the latest your period has ever been irregular then you will have an accurate answer. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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


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Cramps during pregnancy with no bleeding?

Cramps during pregnancy with no bleeding?

Need more info: How many weeks along are you? Spotting? This is important to discuss with your OB today! ...Read more

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What are menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

What are menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Different causes: Menses occurs when there is not a pregnancy, so that the body can start over to get pregnant. Early pregnancy bleeding occurs for mostly unknown reasons. About 1/3 of women have early pg bleeding, perhaps 50% miscarry (1 reason) and then it stops with a normal pregnancy to follow. An ultrasound can reassure you of normal development at about 6 wks. Fetal hr means loss only 3-5%. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can precum cause preg during fertile period? I'm 2 days late, and no period or PMS symptoms.

Can precum cause preg during fertile period? I'm 2 days late, and no period or PMS symptoms.

Fertility: Yes. Sperm can be present in the fluid that is emitted prior to ejaculation and it is possible to get pregnant if precautions had not been taken. "Coitus interuptus" is a notoriously unreliable method to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Menstrual type cramps. No where near period or ovulation. Possibilities?

Menstrual type cramps. No where near period or ovulation. Possibilities?

Several Things: There are a lot of cross over symptoms shared by the female pelvic organs and the other pelvic organs (bladder, bowel). While it is possible you may have a cyst on an ovary, it is also possible that you have a bowel issue (colitis, irritable bowel) or a urologic issue (interstitial cystitis, uti). ...Read more

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Are cramps during pregnancy irregular?

Are cramps during pregnancy irregular?

Many causes 4 cramps: Cramping in pregnancy can come from several things from bladder infection to early labor. It is always best to contact an OB provider when they occur so such problems can be assessed and put into perspective given the patient's medical history and status. Thanks for asking @drpam. ...Read more

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Are cramping ovaries a pregnancy symptom?

Are cramping ovaries a pregnancy symptom?

Test: Not a reliable one. If you think you might be pregnant do a home test; they are accurate even a little before the next expected period. ...Read more

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Regular menstral cycles. 3 days late. Symptoms of pregnant or PMS can't tell. Neg hpt @16 dpo. What could be delaying my period?

Regular menstral cycles. 3 days late. Symptoms of pregnant or PMS can't tell. Neg hpt @16 dpo. What could be delaying my period?

Probably normal: Sometimes a cycle may be a few days late and be entirely normal . However, i'd recommend repeat the home pregnancy test at 1 wk after missed period. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps and pain during sex. The following also descr?

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps and pain during sex. The following also descr?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Do early pregnancy cramps and period cranks differ?

Do early pregnancy cramps and period cranks differ?

Not much: Cramps coming from the uterus feel the same often, so you should get a pregnancy test if you're ever worried about it. ...Read more

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Is acne a PMS or early pregnancy sign before missed period?

Is acne a PMS or early pregnancy sign before missed period?

Usually can't tell: The only reliable differentiation is a positive pregnancy test. Every period is different and every pregnancy is different. A lot of times you will be able to tell in hindsight that your pregnancy symptoms (including acne) were pregnancy and not pms, the distinction can be very subtle. Best wishes either way. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is 5 days delayed with her menstrual cycle and no signs of white discharge which are seen before menstrual period. Is she pregnant?

My girlfriend is 5 days delayed with her menstrual cycle and  no signs of white discharge which are seen before menstrual period. Is she pregnant?

Pregnancy Testing: All answers here will depend on the result of a pregnancy test. We do not guess any more. If a period is missed then it is time to get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Menstrual cramps for 7 days with no period could i be pregnant?

Menstrual cramps for 7 days with no period could i be pregnant?

Possible pregnancy: Possibly could be pregnant but depends on birth control. Have you been sexually active. Using a form of birth control. Some birth control also cause some cramping with no bleeding. I would check a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


Dr. Navita Modi
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more