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10-11 DPO (days past ovulation) & hpt test negative...did I

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I am about 10 or 11 dpo. I expect my period in 5 or 6 days. Since 7 dpo I have experienced slight cramping and tightening in lower abdomen and for 2 days straight i had flutters or twitches or muscles spasms in my lower abdomen. Very distracting and went non stop for 2 whole days. My breast are sore, but they get sore before period. I have had a couple dizzy spells, and for the past 2 nights I have not been able to sleep. I wake in the middle of the night hot and sweaty and having to pee.

I took hpt this morning and it was negative, was it too early? what are these flutters I experienced, and if not pregancy, why would I get them?

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replied October 6th, 2006
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A1577
All the symptoms you’ve mentioned (slight cramping, tightening, flutters, sore breasts, dizzy spells, insomnia, sweating, pee urging…) are very subjective and not persuasive evidence of pregnancy. The same symptoms manifest differently in different women and can be found in many other conditions. Lack of menstruation is considered to be the first serious sign of early pregnancy. Lack of menstruation (amenorrhea) can be found in some other conditions, too, so pregnancy always has to be confirmed with a positive pregnancy test. A pregnancy test is usually administered after missing an expected period, but it can also be pro-actively administered not more than 5 days before the expected period date. In your case, you can do another pregnancy test if you miss your period. If you do get your period, you won’t need a pregnancy test.
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