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moring sickness, heartburn, cravings. to early to tell?

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I havent had my period for a month and about a week i have sore breasts stomach cramps moring sickness heartburn cravings is it to early to tell if im preganat or not i need someones help


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replied January 6th, 2012
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

No, if you have missed your periods for so long, then yes, by all means take a pregnancy test. If urine pregnancy test is negative then go for a blood pregnancy test. A blood HCG estimation test would be most reliable. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant. If it is borderline, repeat after a week 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 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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