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Nause/Vomiting every day for a week. Morning sickness or other?

A little over a week ago I had a margarita, and just a little way through it I felt like I had to go to the bathroom, so I did and threw it all up. I didn't think anything of it because I have had sensitivity to alcohol before. A couple days later, I woke up feeling like I had a horrible sinus infection. That went away after a few days, but then I started vomiting every day. It would only happen once or twice, and most of what I threw up was liquid or almost looked like saliva. The past two days I have started throwing up more food, but it still doesn't feel like a flu. I have no other symptoms except I get really tired in the afternoons (like way more than usual) and then feel nauseous and have mild vomiting in the evening.
I took a pregnancy test last week that came out negative, but IF I am pregnant, I would really only be in my fourth week or so, and I haven't missed a period yet. So I think that's too early to test.
Pregnant ladies/mothers, does this sound familiar? I feel totally normal except for being tired and the nausea, which seems to come out of the blue. Any help would be appreciated!
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replied December 27th, 2012
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Many women can experience symptoms as early as 48 hours after fruitful intercourse. The symptoms that you describe (flu like symptoms, vomiting, nausea, increased tiredness) could be few of early symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any new symptoms. If the symptoms suggestive of pregnancy are persistent, or if your periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Urine pregnancy test kits usually start showing positive results after about 18-20 days post-conception (roughly corresponding to about 1 week after your missed/altered periods) and you can get false negative results with urine pregnancy tests done very early in pregnancy, as the kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. The test should always be done on early morning first urine sample to get accurate results (pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be in highest concentration in this sample, and you should avoid lot of fluid intake and caffeinated beverages in the night before taking the test). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
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