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What are simple ways to tell if you are having a psuedopregnancy or a real one? If I am pregnant I would be 14 weeks along. My stomach is becoming hard and has grown some and I show some symptoms of pregnancy but my menstrual cycle is off. I have it one m

What are simple ways to tell if you are having a psuedopregnancy or a real one? If I am pregnant I would be 14 weeks along. My stomach is becoming hard and has grown some and I show some symptoms of pregnancy but my menstrual cycle is off. I have it one m

Pseudopregnancy: Pseudopregnancy (also known as pseudocyesis) is a rare condition in which a woman believes she is pregnant and often she experiences pregnancy symptoms such as an enlarging abdomen, lack of menses, morning sickness and enlarged breasts. This condition may occur in women who have been longing to be pregnant or in the context of anxiety or depression. Although there isn't an obvious explanation, there are even rarer cases in which a woman with pseudopregnancy has a positive pregnancy test.
I recommend that you see your doctor. Your doctor can order a serum pregnancy test and check for the presence of a fetus in the uterus with an ultrasound. If you are pregnant, it is important to have regular prenatal care. In the uncommon situation that a woman has a true pseudopregnancy, she would be likely to benefit from counseling with an experienced therapist. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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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Tell me symptoms of early pregnancy first week?

Tell me symptoms of early pregnancy first week?

Week one: What is called the first week of pregnancy occurs before the conception even happens. The reason is that the beginning of your menstrual period is counted as the first day of pregnancy. So you won’t feel any different. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www. Whattoexpect. Com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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Please tell me all symptoms of pregnancy at 9 weeks?

Please tell me all symptoms of pregnancy at 9 weeks?

Nine weeks.: By week 9 of pregnancy, you may feel fatigued, urinate often, have breast enlargement & tenderness, feel bloated, suffer from flatulence & constipation, be more sensitive to odors & experience heartburn. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www. Whattoexpect. Com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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How to tell if my symptoms of pregnancy are accurate?

How to tell if my symptoms of pregnancy are accurate?

Determine if you are: Pregnant w a pregnancy test - not by symptoms. Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings & aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line & ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how soon do I feel pregnancy symptoms?

Can you tell me how soon do I feel pregnancy symptoms?

Variable: Some women may get tingling of the breast even before a missed period. Some may have no symptoms other than missed periods. See this site for information on this topic.
http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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Tell me please how soon does pregnancy symptoms start?

Tell me please how soon does pregnancy symptoms start?

Varies: Some women get tingling of breast even before a missed period and others may have no symptoms, except missed period. See this site for info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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Please tell me all symptoms of pregnancy at four weeks?

4 weeks: Week 4 of pregnancy you could experience implantation bleeding, breast tenderness or enlargement, mood swings, bloating, fatigue and mild cramping. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www. Whattoexpect. Com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it feels like for symptoms for pregnancy?

Can you tell me what it feels like for symptoms for pregnancy?

Many symptoms: There is a wide range of symptoms that women experience in early pregnancy. Some women feel no change. Others have one or combination of all of the following: very nauseous, feel very tired, have severe bloating or constipation, breast pain, cramping, dizzy ...Read more

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Can you tell me about early pregnancy signs/symptoms?

Can you tell me about early pregnancy signs/symptoms?

Pregnancy signs: Many women complain of nausea especially in the morning as an early sign. Other signs could just be extreme tiredness, breast tenderness and of course a missed menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Tell me symptoms of pregnancy in 3 weeks after due date?

Positive pregnancy?: At 3 weeks you can likely get a positive pregnancy test. The hormone beta HCG is increasing (this is the basis for a pregnancy test). It can cause problems with nausea, vomiting. You may develop nipple tenderness. ...Read more

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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

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How can I tell the difference between crohns symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

How can I tell the difference between crohns symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

Very different: The symptoms of Chrone's disease is usually involve your bowel movements including diarrhea and blood in your bowel movements and are often associated with a lot of pain. Pregnancy can cause nausea, vomiting, and constipation. The nausea usually improves after the first trimester. Any pain is usually cramping but you can have pain from the stretching of the round ligaments. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How accurate are the clear blue pregnancy test that tell you how far along I did one on sept 8 2013 and said I was 2-3 weeks?

How accurate are the clear blue pregnancy test that tell you how far along I did one on sept 8 2013 and said I was 2-3 weeks?

Varies: They can be very accurate, but it depends on if you use it properly, when you are I your cycle, how long you have been pregnant (if you are pregnant).
Since september is while ago, I think you probably have your answer. ...Read more

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How do I tell the difference between stress and pregnancy?? I have pregnancy symptoms but I know they could be stress related, how do I know which?

How do I tell the difference between stress and pregnancy?? I have pregnancy symptoms but I know they could be stress related, how do I know which?

Can do a preg. Test: 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 (3 weeks after 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

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How to tell ruptured cysts from pregnancy symptoms?

By taking a test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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How early can one experience pregnancy symptoms?

Early: Some women experience symptoms 2-3 days before their period is due. Others don't experience symptoms until weeks later. ...Read more

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Can all women get pregnancy symptoms or the same ones?

Can all women get pregnancy symptoms or the same ones?

Each woman is: Different. Each pregnancy that a woman has can be different. Not all women have significant pregnancy symptoms. ...Read more

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Can one have symptoms of pregnancy, 3 weeks afterintercourse?

Can one have symptoms of pregnancy, 3 weeks afterintercourse?

Maybe: Take a pregnancy test and that will answer your question. It may not be anything but.... Sometimes women skip menses on some pills. ...Read more

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How fast can the symptoms of a pregnancy show or one begin to feel pregnant?

How fast can the symptoms of a pregnancy show or one begin to feel pregnant?

True Pregnancy: True pregnancy has no symptoms till about fourteen or so days after conception. The baby must be big enough to be sharing blood and chemicals with the mother's body before the body can know it is pregnant. Any symptoms before a baby is this big are not pregnancy related symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it true that woman can go through pregnancy with only one or two symptoms?

Is it true that woman can go through pregnancy with only one or two symptoms?

Yes: Although rare, there are many women who don't notice anything different until near the birth of a child. These are often women whose periods are irregular anyway, so they don't notice the missed periods. However, the usual symptoms of pregnancy - nausea, swelling, etc - are not "necessary" for pregnancy. ...Read more

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One should have pregnancy symptoms compulsory ah? They should have this or option?

One should have pregnancy symptoms compulsory ah? They should have this or option?

Not sure of the?: I think you are asking if a woman who is pregnant must have symptoms of the pregnancy. These include headaches, fatigue, breast tenderness, food and smell sensitivities, nausea and vomiting, even many types of pain. Most women have some amount of these issues but some have little to none. We don't believe that it is at the "option" of the mother to choose whether she experiences these or not! ...Read more

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I've been have pregnancy symptoms for 3 weeks now...Had one neg test but could I still be pregnant?

Repeat the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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How soon can one feel symptoms of pregnancy? Is it possible to get them two weeks after the day you might have ended up pregnant?

How soon can one feel symptoms of pregnancy? Is it possible to get them two weeks after the day you might have ended up pregnant?

Yes: While most symtoms occur a couple weeks after the missed period, some women do have mild cramping and spotting around two weeks post conception. ...Read more

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I'm in my 5th week of pregnancy and am wondering why symptoms come & go from one day to the next? Advice would be greatly appreciated.

I'm in my 5th week of pregnancy and am wondering why symptoms come & go from one day to the next? Advice would be greatly appreciated.

Pregnancy changes: During the early part of pregnancy, there are multiple changes happening in the body; therefore, a variety of symptoms can come and go. This coincides with the growth of the fetus. Do not worry; cruise your pregnancy with a smile. ...Read more

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6wks pregnant. For the last week I've had a mild temp of 99.5-100.1 I have no other symptoms besides typical pregnancy ones. Please Help! Scared?

6wks pregnant. For the last week I've had a mild temp of 99.5-100.1 I have no other symptoms besides typical pregnancy ones. Please Help! Scared?

Not a fever: You don't have a fever, so I wouldn't be too concerned. A fever is a temp of 100.5 or above. The temps you have could just be elevated body temp. ...Read more