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previously diagnosed with GERD so i am not sure...

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About 13 days ago i was brushing my teeth and my face got white and i felt like i was going to vomit. I sat down on the floor for about 5 minutes and then the feeling passed. I still felt sick and my face was still a little bit white. For about a week and a half after that i had some appetite loss, cramping down low and felt nauseated randomly throughout the day. I thought maybe i might be pregnant so i took a test the 1st day i felt sick and then about 12 days after. They were both negative. I started bleeding yesterday and it seems like a normal period but i guess i have to wait and see how long it lasts. I have been previously diagnosed with GERD so i am not sure if some of the symptoms listed are from that.


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replied July 31st, 2012
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A37568
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The initial or early symptoms of pregnancy can be difficult to distinguish from GERD symptoms. Pregnancy can also worsen the GERD symptoms. Wait and watch for your periods or observe the current bleeding/periods that you describe. Look out for development of any new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy if pregnancy is suspected. If normal periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get 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). 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.
Take care.


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