Patient :When I was pregnant with my son I had all the obvious signs and I just knew.now my husband and I are trying to conceive again. When I was pregnant before I had a strong aversion to the smell of cigarettes which helped me quit. I began smoking again after had him. Now I'm crampy bloated/heavy feeling nauseous headaches heartburn backaches and have an aversion to the smell again causing me to quit. Also I had a mini period about a week after my last period...am I pregnant or just wishful thinking?
Symptoms: Bloated heavy stomach nausea headaches backaches bleeding gums aversion to same smell as first pregnancy heart burn crampy
Aversion to certain smells or tastes known as pica is known to recur in subsequent pregnancies. If you are having pregnancy like symptoms and have also had a lighter than usual period, chances are that you could be pregnant.
The best way to know if you are pregnant or not is to do a home pregnancy test. Just follow the instructions on the pack and you will be able to solve the mystery yourself. If you are unable to get a home pregnancy test, go to a local doctor or clinic and get yourself tested. Wish you all the very best. Hope your wish of getting pregnant comes true.
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