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When the signs of pregnancy appear

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hi i just had my period two weeks ago but i been having peroid like cramps n sore nipples n i was wondering how soon can i take a pregnancy test im really anxious would like to knw if im pregnant

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replied December 14th, 2009
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum

Usually signs of pregnancy appear after the missed periods and not before that. Also the pregnancy test is positive after the missed period. Hence, you have to wait for the due date and see if you get periods or not.

Before the due date the symptoms (period like cramps and sore nipples) can be due to fibroadenosis, a hormonal imbalance or polycystic ovary.

Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on the internet please discuss these possibilities with your gynecologist. Alternatively, wait for the due date and see if you get periods or not. Hope this helps. Take care!

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