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Hey Beginning to worry that Im pregnant or something else is wrong??symptoms currently: sick feeling, no appetite, tired, slight weight loss, missed period. Last period went for two weeks been on antibiotics for flu, three weeks ago, then got thrush, loosing bib blobs of mucas. Had a negative preg test last week??

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replied June 30th, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A24503
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The current symptoms that you describe (sick feeling, no appetite, tired, slight weight loss, missed period) could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy. Look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of early pregnancy if you suspect to be pregnant. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for a thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Urine pregnancy test (UPT) kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. They can also show false negative results. Blood/serum HCG level estimation is accurate (it can detect pregnancy earlier at about 11 days post conception), than a urine pregnancy test (which usually start showing positive results after about 20 days post conception or even later). You can also consider repeating the UPT after about 10 days since the last test to see if it turns positive. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet. Drink plenty of water.
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