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Could I be pregnant?

By August 21, 2011 - 12:42pm
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I got my period a day early and it was light at first and then got heavy for about 2 days and then light for the last 2 days. Plus it only lasted 5 days. It usually is 7 days. It has been a few days over a year since my daughter being born and I have been nauseous and extreme fatigue, extreme moodiness. Sometimes sore breasts. I took a test and it had a very very very light positive. And I took another and it said negative but the negative sign was very light where I couldn't even hardly read it. Thank you.

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I had miscarriage before my daughter actually 2 years ago before my daughter. I have had unprotected sex a few times even during the ovulation and fertility time. I took the tests right. I held it under for the few seconds and everything. If things don't get better in a week or two I will take another. Thank you.

August 21, 2011 - 2:16pm

Hi AlysMommy,

When are you taking your pregnancy tests? Is it with your first morning pee and are you letting the stick catch your urine mid-stream for about 5 seconds? Really following instructions on the test can assure more accurate results. A 5 day period is a period and if it weren't for your faint positive I would say you aren't pregnant. When did you have unprotected sex? If it was less than two weeks ago, please wait another week before testing again.

I don't want to scare you, but another possibility is that you may have had a missed miscarriage. What this means is that had you not tested for pregnancy and had that faint positive along with bleeding-- you could have passed this on as just an irregular period. If you continue to have pregnancy symptoms along with ambiguous test results-- please go see your doctor for a more detailed blood test.

All the best,


August 21, 2011 - 1:13pm
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