Spotting and Gas pain? Please help!

Patient

Q: Hello,
I hope you can help me. I'm about a week before my period and am experiencing unusual symtoms. Yesterday and today I had some bright red spotting for the first time. Today I have been very naseous and also have painful gas and diarrhea. These symptoms are not similar to my previous pregnancy. I'm concerned this may not be implantation bleeding. Are gas and diarrhea symptoms of early pregnancy? Today I took a pregnancy test which came back negative. Should I wait to take another?

Symptoms:  Nausea, Diarrhea, Gas, Spotting.
Doctor

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