I had sex with my boyfriend at the beginning of December. It is now the end of March and i still have not gotten my period. I took a pregnancy test which came out negative but I've been feeling noxious and was throwing up. I also stated spotting for a period of time and the blood was brown. could i possibly be pregnant ?
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Lighter and altered bleeding during expected period time, absent/missed periods, nausea, vomiting, could be few of early symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. The urine pregnancy tests done very early in pregnancy can show you false negative results as the kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. The test should always be done on early morning first urine sample to get accurate results (pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be in highest concentration in this sample, and you should avoid lot of fluid intake and caffeinated beverages in the night before taking the test). Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, further evaluation would be done to look for the underlying cause for the absent/missed periods that you describe. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you get your period and regulate them. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
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