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light spotting, exhausted and dizzy, and my nipples are sore

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Hello! My husband and I had unprotected sex while I was ovulating, and ever since I've been having weird symptoms including cramping, headaches and aching boobs. 15 days ago I got what I thought was my period, but it was 2 days early and half the length and lighter. It finished within 3 days and after that I had some very light spotting again which is abnormal. The cramping has continued and I now feel exhausted and dizzy, and my nipples are sore. I have taken 3 tests, all negative. Do you think I could still be pregnant or should I give up hope?

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replied July 29th, 2012
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A37494
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The symptoms of early and shorter periods/bleeding, abdominal cramps, spotting, increased tiredness, headaches, dizziness, sore nipples, could be few of early symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. Wait and watch for your periods. 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 have got 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). The urine pregnancy tests done early in pregnancy can show you false negative results as the kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. 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.
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