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my period came on the 2nd and ended on the 5th..and since the 8th ive been spotting and hurting at the bottom of my stomach and i been feeling real sick coud i be pregnant


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replied January 16th, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A30479
Hi,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. The mid cyclic spotting can be due to implantation bleeding or spotting can also occur midcycle at ovulation. High level of stress, cholesterol, hormonal imbalance, chain smoking, dramatic changes in your life style may be some of the common causes of your symptoms. I would suggest you to confirm the status of your pregnancy.

For confirming the status of pregnancy by urine for pregnancy test (UPT),the most accurate way to test for pregnancy is to wait until after your period is due. First appearance of pregnancy hormone, HCG, due to implantation occurs 6-12 days after ovulation. So if you don’t want to wait for your periods and test for pregnancy then you can test at 9 or 10 days past ovulation with a sensitive ( 20 - 25 mIU ) pregnancy test.

I sincerely suggest you to do a urine for pregnancy test and if the test comes negative, then please wait for your periods and repeat the test after 1 week of your missed periods date.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.



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