Hi I am a week late from my period almost two weeks in a couple of days. I have sore breast I am very fatigue. I have bad abdominal cramps but they come and go. By boyfriend and I have had unprotected sex countless times. I have taken 2 HPT's and both came out negative. Could my hormonal count be low this early? or should I go get a blood pregnancy test? Help.
can frequent urination be the cause of amniotic fluid building for the baby?
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Your symptoms (delayed periods, breast soreness, increased fatigue, abdominal cramps, frequent urination) could be suggestive of pregnancy. Frequent urination could be due to the pressure from the growing uterus on the bladder. Urine pregnancy tests usually start showing positive results after about 1 week of missing periods (if you are pregnant). They can also keep showing you false negative results at times. Urine pregnancy test kits are calibrated ones, so they show positive results only after the hormonal levels in urine have reached a certain level. Blood HCG level estimation is accurate and can detect pregnancy accurately earlier than urine pregnancy tests (at about 11 days post conception). If you suspect to be pregnant, or develop any other symptoms of early pregnancy, then consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for examination and blood/serum HCG level test to confirm/rule out pregnancy.
Serial HCG levels can identify if the levels are lower. If lower values are noted, external supplementation of hormones may be required to help you prevent miscarriage and carry on the pregnancy smoothly.
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