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How to Know if I’m pregnant

Patient: Are my symptoms from pregnancy or from getting off the pill?

 

 

Symptoms: Cramps, nausea

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Thanks for the query.The symptoms of an early pregnancy, which is noticed around 5 to 6 weeks of pregnancy, in clude nausea, vomiting, increased frequency of urination , breast tenderness,mood changes, weight gain , dull ache in the stomach, etc.It is possible to have the above symptoms when getting off the pill as wellTo distinguish between the above, you can do a urine pregnancy test after 14 days of ovulation or do a beta hCG test done. This would clear the doubt.Hope this helpedRegards

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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