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Why Do I Get Pregnancy Symptoms Before My Period
May be PMS.: Premenstrual syndrome (pms) symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Keep taking yourpill: S and see your gyn for an exam blood work and ultrasound. ...Read more
Misinterpretation: All that means is that you do not understand or are misinterpreting your symptoms. It would be helpful when speaking to doctors to be specific about the symptoms you are concerned with . The word 'pregnancy symptoms' is extremely ambiguous. ...Read more
That can sometimes: Happen. Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). ...Read more
No: You can get pregnant after the 10days or biggining you period. Until the 20 dsys ...Read more
How do I tell if i'm pregnant after stopping Depo-Provera when i haven't gotten my period but have all the symptoms of pregnancy?
I had missed periods and i also get white discharge but i don't get pregnancy symptoms what shall I do ?
Missed periods: Best to be examined by your ob/gyn to rule out infection. ...Read more
You could test: a couple of weeks after intercourse.Get a more detailed answer ›
I think i may be pregnant but am not sure and can't wait till i miss my menses before i check. When can I do a test at home before my menstrual time?
About 3-4 days befor: If neg then wait 2 more days. ...Read more
I had my period last 3 month regularly but i still didn't get pregnant but I am trying to get pregnant what do you recommend?
More sex . . .: 1st go see your family doc for preconception counseling & start taking prenatal vitamins to minimize risk of neural tube defect eg spina bifida. Remember that ovulation occurs 2wks prior to menses so aim to have sex around that time, anywhere from a few days before to a few days after. Exercise, eat right & get plenty of rest. If no pregnancy after 12mo, go see reproendo (partner needs sperm analy. ...Read more
Normal variation: Menstrual cycles can vary from month to month by several days one way or the other, by amount of menstrual flow, type of flow, etc.. Any stress on the body such as a cold, allergies, emotional stress, lack of sleep, etc...can alter your hormones which in turn will alter the menstrual cycle. Keep a calendar of your cycle for several months and take to your GYN for evaluation. ...Read more
Had pregnancy rhinitis for my first pregnancy, will i get that for my next pregnancies as well? What can I do before I get pregnant so I do not get pregnancy rhinitis?
Rhinitis: It is possible that pregnancy-induced rhinitis will recur, but also that it won't. You can't do anything to prevent it, unless it is not pregnancy induced and rather an exacerbation of another form of rhinitis (eg allergic). A physician practiced in treating different forms of rhinitis can definitely help you to control your symptoms should they recur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i notice after period i always feel stomach bloated.Is it possible i can get pregnant?
Age: The main issue for you is going to be age related decline in fertility. Unfortunately, women over 40 have a very low chance of conceiving due to ovarian reserve issues. There is also an increased chance of miscarriage and chromosome aneuploidy so you should probably talk to an infertility specialist if you are seriously interested in pregnancy at age 43. ...Read more
13daya before my period been having unpeotected sex how soon can u find out im pregnant before my missed period and how soon will i feel pregnant sym?
Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours. ...Read more
Is it possible to be pregnant and still get your period? I have been having pregnancy symptoms before my period and after.
Not possible: If it was a normal period, you are not pregnant. ...Read more
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them test to see if you are pregnant. ...Read more
Symptom calendar : Consider keeping a calendar documenting your periods and your symptoms. This will help your doctor determine the pattern and determine if there is a true relationship between your symptoms and being mid cycle ...Read more
I had my tubes tied 2yrs ago n i don't get a period but have all pregnancy symptoms what could it be?
My husband and I are trying to conceive. We've been trying for about 7 months. Every month as I approach my monthly period start date I get every symptom Google Has for early pregnancies! This month I didn't bother checking. 2 days ago I started getting p
Not really: It takes 2-4 days for the sperm to find & fertilize the egg. another 2-4 for the fertile egg to enter the womb & several days before the new cells to attach and start generating the hormones that might give symptoms. Those hormones are also what turns a pee test positive, which is rare before you miss your period.The symptoms can also be a little vague, so they may be hard to detect ...Read more
Be more specific: Which symptoms specifically? Some may just be associated with the second half of your cycle or could be another hormonal issue. Best to check with your obgyn for more details. Good luck! ...Read more
I had symptoms of pregnancy but then i started my period it wasn't like i usually get it, could i be pregnant?
You may be: You need to do a pregnancy test to make sure. If you bleed in early pregnancy there is a possibility of a threatened miscarriage but also you must be ruled out as having a tubal pregnancy. If pregnancy test positive, see a doctor for a sonogram and a blood test for pregnancy hormone. They will give you the answer. ...Read more
Are there ways to differentiate early pregnancy symptoms from symptoms you get right before starting your period?
The only way: To truely differentiate those symptoms is to do a serum or urine HCG test.Breast tenderness and swelling, cramping, and and many other early pregnancy symptoms are the same as period symptoms.If you are close to your scheduled period, you can do a home pregnancy test to find out. Use a first morning urine specimen for best results. Doc can do a blood test that is more sensitive if urine negative. ...Read more
I'm having a lot of pregnancy symptoms, and i'm supposed to get my period sometime this week when should I test?
Pregnancy Testing: You test when your period is late, especially if you have had unprotected intercourse with a fertile male partner. ...Read more
How likely am i to get a positive on a pregnancy test period 1st september is it too early for symptoms of pregnancy?
???: How can we possibly answer with no information? You didn't give us your cycle history, your sexual history, your medical history, etc. etc. You just gave us a date. How could we possibly answer? Repost with more information. ...Read more
My period was 2 days late then i get it but been having pregnancy symptoms for about a month now could i be pregnant?
I finished my period on the 7th and I'm starting to get pregnancy symptoms, could I be pregnant and show signs that early?
Check preg test: I'm not sure what symptoms you're talking about. Missing your period at the expected time is the first "symptom" for most women. Other signs would be a change in appetite, maybe some mild nausea, an increase in your ability to smell things. Fatigue is also a common first trimester complaint. Cramping type pain is not uncommon. Best bet is to check a urine pregnancy test purchased at local pharmacy ...Read more
My girlfriend missed her period sunday and still didn't get it. She isn't experiencing any pregnancy symptoms. Do u think she is pregnant?
My period is due in 5 days i been trying to get pregnant but I am not having any pregnancy symptoms. Is it possible for me to still be pregnant?
Yes: You haven't even missed a period yet. Wait and see. ...Read more
My last period was March. I haven't started, last week I started to get symptoms of pregnancy, Took 2 tests and negative,I am spotting. What do I Do?
Possible period: Your period is most likely delayed. I would wait another 4 to 5 days, and if you don't get your regular period, have a pregnancy test done again. If it is negative, and you are still spotting, but not actually having a regular period, seek attention from your doctor, and request to have an ultrasound done of your uterus and ovaries (preferably abdominal and intravaginal ultrasounds). ...Read more
Last month I spotted and didn't get my period and I've been having pregnancy symptoms. This month I'm spottin and still having pregnancy symptoms why?
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 having a "weird" period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
I had protected sex around 2 months ago and only get a period 3 times a year no symptoms of pregnancy other than my areola growing what could this be?
Pregnancy symptoms am referring too.should i take a pregnancy test or should i wait it out until i get my period?
See if period comes: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...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
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