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Can someone please answer as quick and you can...because I'm freaking out. I had sex like two months ago unprotected and didn't really notice anything wrong. I'm on the pill, but I miss more than I actually stay on track. I've been bleeding, but it hasn't been monthly, just kinda randomly. I've been moody and really hungry. But also super nasueas when I'm around certain foods, but I never throw up. I have gained seven pounds for no reason it seems. I took a test and it was negative, but I'm still worried. I'm kinda chubby, but under my belly button, if I push down, it's weird feeling and hard when I push down. Can someone answer if I may be pregnant and how to figure out for sure, without a doctor...?? Please help..!!


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replied January 19th, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A30577
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
The symptoms (mood and appetite changes, nausea, weight gain, abdominal discomfort) could suggest pregnancy possibility (especially if you have not been regular in taking the birth control pills at scheduled time daily or if you have missed taking your active birth control pills). Wait and watch for your periods/withdrawal bleeding. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or 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). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. You may also consider taking a urine pregnancy test (on an early morning first urine sample) after 7-10 days of missed/altered periods to see if you get positive results, or get it confirmed by a blood HCG test (avoid lot of fluid intake or caffeinated beverage intake in the previous night before test).
Take care.



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