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i am 38yrs,got funny taste in my mouth from time to time since November 2011, feeling nausea at nights mostly but never get to be sick,itchness and tingling in my breast,craving for strange foods, had my period,though seemed not normal, the last one came 4 days late in December/january but these signs continued,stops and comes on again, done pregnancy test twice , came out negative, feeling bloated,occasional cramps,i am very confused.

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replied January 12th, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A30323
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

The only way to confirm pregnancy now is to take blood HCG tests 48 hours apart, and if the HCG levels are rising, then you are pregnant. If you are not pregnant, then funny taste, bloated abdomen, cramps etc can be due to a bad gastric reflux, IBS, Crohn's etc. Also keep a stress diary. Log in the food intake and the symptoms as they appear. See if there is a correlation between a particular food item and symptoms.

Take Omeprazole empty stomach in morning and an antacid gel at bedtime. Refrain from smoking, alcohol, fuzzy drinks and spicy food. See if this helps you. Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please consult your doctor regarding this. Hope this helps. Take care!

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