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I have taken a few pregnancy tests,but all have been negative. I have been having some very mild through fairly strong cramps. The pain is mostly on my left side but is sometimes distriputed throughtout my lower abdomon.I have been having strong mood swings, fatigue, increased appatite, increased gas, more frequent urination, and bumbs around my breasts. I have a doctors apointment tomorrow,but i am wondering what my outcome might be of this. Because i can tell my body definately has something going on.


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replied August 3rd, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A25673
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The urine pregnancy test (UPT) kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. They can also show false negative results. Blood/serum HCG level estimation is accurate. UPT should always be done on early morning first urine sample as the concentration of pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be highest in this sample. Your symptoms (mild abdominal cramps, mood changes, fatigue, increased appetite, increased gas/bloating, frequent urination, appearance of ‘bumps’ around breasts/areola) could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy. Look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of early pregnancy. Do not delay in visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately).
Take care.



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