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How can you tell your pregnant if you are having period like symptoms?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Take a test

You can take a urine pregnancy test and know in a few minutes if you are pregnant.

In brief: Take a test

You can take a urine pregnancy test and know in a few minutes if you are pregnant.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Symptoms of a period can also occur in pregnancy.
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pregnancy test

Early pregnancy symptoms can easily be confused with pms or viral illness.
Urine pregnancy tests are extremely reliable especially after a missed period.

In brief: Pregnancy test

Early pregnancy symptoms can easily be confused with pms or viral illness.
Urine pregnancy tests are extremely reliable especially after a missed period.
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Dr. David Bergman
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Pregnancy

The only way to tell is to do a test.
A blood test can be done as early as 8 days after conception. A urine test can b done approx. 2 days prior to the onset of your period.

In brief: Pregnancy

The only way to tell is to do a test.
A blood test can be done as early as 8 days after conception. A urine test can b done approx. 2 days prior to the onset of your period.
Dr. David Bergman
Dr. David Bergman
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