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TTC, aged 30 with no kids. LMP 29 Dec. No periods yet.
I'm feeling very tired, nauseated, feeling bloated, having heartburn and have sharp stomach pain around the navel area? Pregnancy test done few days before my due date, but turned out negative.
Not on any medication or pills.
Whats is happening to me?
Am i pregnant?


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replied February 11th, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A31432
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

Pregnancy tests done a few days before the due date are often negative. Repeat the test now. If urine pregnancy test is negative then go for a blood pregnancy test. A blood HCG estimation test would be more reliable. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant. If it is borderline, repeat after 48 hours to see if the levels are rising. Rising levels indicate pregnancy.

If this too is negative then other causes of delayed or missed periods will have to be looked at such as ectopics (can give negative urine/HCG tests), stress whether emotional or physical, hypothyroidism, polycystic disease of the ovary, pituitary tumors secreting prolactin, anemia and poor diet, hormonal imbalance, unexplained or sudden weight gain or weight loss. You will need to consult a gynecologist for this. Hope this helps. Take care!



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