How early do signs of pregnancy show up?

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ANSWER #1 of 19

It depends as I had those symptoms also but not pregnant and my temp was just like how it was stated.cramps on pelvic,swollen breast,body temp exactly like menses coming.last menses 14 Nov so today I have to see if my menses comes.well I hope I am pregnant as at times I get confused myself whether I'm pregnant or is it my period


ANSWER #2 of 19

I could tell within 3 weeks but waited until the 4th week to get tested.

What are the first signs of early pregnancy?

ANSWER #3 of 19

Conception usually occurs about 2 weeks before your next period would have been due (or about two weeks after the start of your last normal period). However, it takes about 6 days for your newly conceived baby to reach your uterus from your fallopian tube, and further 6 days for them to fully implant in the lining of your uterus, to start 'interacting' with your body. This 'interaction' involves your body providing your baby with nourishment through your blood stream, as well as your baby producing hormones that move into your body to support the pregnancy.

Once the baby fully implants, they start to release a hormone called human gonadotrophin hormone (or HCG) into your blood stream. The HCG level starts off very low, but the concentration rapidly increases on the following days to produce physical pregnancy signs in the woman. (HCG levels also provide the basis for detecting a pregnancy with a pregnancy test.) This is the reason why early pregnancy signs do not start to become noticeable until around the time the woman's next period would have been due (or 12 to 14 days after conception). In many cases, a woman will not notice any signs until 1 to 2 weeks after her period was due (or 5 to 6 weeks of the pregnancy), when the HCG level is sufficicently high enough to affect her body.

NOTE: Women with twins, triplets of more may notice their pregnancy signs sooner or they may be more intense, because they have higher levels of HCG in their system. Also, other hormones increase during pregnancy as well, mainly progesterone and some oestrogen, which contribute to many of the early physical signs of pregnancy. These hormones are not tested for with pregnancy tests. Progesterone rises pre-menstrually, but continues to rise further after the period is missed. This is why pre-menstrual feelings can be confused with early pregnancy signs. Most women don't get pregnancy signs until after their period is missed and the hormones increase to levels that their body is not used to. However, a few women do get pregnancy signs earlier, especially if they have had a baby before, because their body is more sensitive to the hormones and they know they 'feel different' than just pre-menstrual.

By about 6 weeks after the last normal period, the amount of blood flowing around a woman's newly pregnant body increases by up to 50%. Blood flow to her skin increases, making her feel warmer, often sweating more (particularly in her hands and feet). Her metabolism also increases by about 20%, creating more body heat. A pregnant woman's temperature will often rise to about 37.8oCelsius (or about 100.4oFahrenheit), when it is normally 37oCelsius (or 98.6oFahrenheit) when not pregnant. Extra blood flow in the woman's skin can also contribute to nose bleeds and bleeding gums.

The following is a general overview of some more common physical changes that you may experience during the first 12 weeks of your pregnancy

What are the early sings of pregnancy?
ANSWER #4 of 19

After a few weeks

Is brown, milky discharge and sharp pains in my lower abdominals and back normal during early pregnancy?

ANSWER #5 of 19

Raro I also had my period on March 30th, I have sore breasts, nausea, heartburn,dizziness and fatigue. I'm waiting to test though, I'm scared because in the past 10 months I have had a stillborn and 1 miscarriage

Is this a pregnancy sign?
ANSWER #6 of 19

I started seeing signs are 2 1/2-3 weeks and I tested shortly after...hope this helps...good luck

How should pregnancy discharge be?

ANSWER #7 of 19

It really depends. Everyone is different and our bodies react different. So there is no sure way to tell you when signs start. I can tell you though that I knew with both of my children that I was pregnant. Its a very unique feeling. You should get tested though if your questioning, but be sure to wait long enough. If you don't wait long enough you could get a false negative because your body may not make the pregnancy hormone as fast. The hormone is called HCG. I would recommend waiting at least a week after your missed period. That way you know for sure you are late.

Early pregnancy discharge
ANSWER #8 of 19

I'm trying to be pregnant.my first day of period was 30march,my husband and I had an intercourse several times.today it's 17th and I already feel im pregnant...I feel im tired and moody and has lower back and pelvic pain although there are 2 weeks till I have my second period.
my question is :
Do you think I can b pregnent?what is the best days for our intercourse to take place, that increase my chance of being pregnant?
Do you think it's just an illusion or really I can feel those pregnancy signs that quickly...?

How to produce breast milk with out pregnancy?

ANSWER #9 of 19

I started having morning sickness and a "weird feeling" in stomach 2 weeks before period was due. I took a test about 5 days sooner than my missed period and sure enough it was positive! This is my 4th pregnancy but I had a miscarriage last year so it is my 3rd healthy pregnancy. Everyone is different but my symptoms showed up really early this time b/c my last 2 pregnancies I didn't even know until I took a test b/c my period was off. Even my stomach looks bigger this time and I'm only about 12 weeks right now!

is sleeping a lot a sign of being pregnant??
ANSWER #10 of 19

As soon as 1.5 - 2 weeks of conception if you pay very close attention to your body.

Does drinking vinegar prevent pregnancy?
ANSWER #11 of 19

seeking4help
I guess it's a little late now. I guess you'd know by now. if you don't know, test. if you do know and you are, good luck, PLEASE do NOT abort, please.

Can weed give a false pregnancy reading?
ANSWER #12 of 19

Conception usually occurs about 2 weeks before your next period would have been due (or about two weeks after the start of your last normal period). However, it takes about 6 days for your newly conceived baby to reach your uterus from your fallopian tube, and further 6 days for them to fully implant in the lining of your uterus, to start 'interacting' with your body. This 'interaction' involves your body providing your baby with nourishment through your blood stream, as well as your baby producing hormones that move into your body to support the pregnancy.

Once the baby fully implants, they start to release a hormone called human gonadotrophin hormone (or HCG) into your blood stream. The HCG level starts off very low, but the concentration rapidly increases on the following days to produce physical pregnancy signs in the woman. (HCG levels also provide the basis for detecting a pregnancy with a pregnancy test.) This is the reason why early pregnancy signs do not start to become noticeable until around the time the woman's next period would have been due (or 12 to 14 days after conception). In many cases, a woman will not notice any signs until 1 to 2 weeks after her period was due (or 5 to 6 weeks of the pregnancy), when the HCG level is sufficiently high enough to affect her body.

NOTE: Women with twins, triplets of more may notice their pregnancy signs sooner or they may be more intense, because they have higher levels of HCG in their system. Also, other hormones increase during pregnancy as well, mainly progesterone and some oestrogen, which contribute to many of the early physical signs of pregnancy. These hormones are not tested for with pregnancy tests. Progesterone rises per-menstrually, but continues to rise further after the period is missed. This is why per-menstrual feelings can be confused with early pregnancy signs. Most women don't get pregnancy signs until after their period is missed and the hormones increase to levels that their body is not used to. However, a few women do get pregnancy signs earlier, especially if they have had a baby before, because their body is more sensitive to the hormones and they know they 'feel different' than just per-menstrual.

By about 6 weeks after the last normal period, the amount of blood flowing around a woman's newly pregnant body increases by up to 50%. Blood flow to her skin increases, making her feel warmer, often sweating more (particularly in her hands and feet). Her metabolism also increases by about 20%, creating more body heat. A pregnant woman's temperature will often rise to about 37.8oCelsius (or about 100.4oFahrenheit), when it is normally 37oCelsius (or 98.6oFahrenheit) when not pregnant. Extra blood flow in the woman's skin can also contribute to nose bleeds and bleeding gums.

The following is a general overview of some more common physical changes that you may experience during the first 12 weeks of your pregnancy


ANSWER #13 of 19

I dont really know if im pregnant, I dont want to be... and I wanna know if the signs will show up that fast...cus honestly I dont notice any signs for now but I missed my period..im very scared right now and I dont know what to do..


ANSWER #14 of 19

With my pregnancy I had cervical mucus continue from ovulation toward menses... when it's supposed to by dryer. But, I'm trying again and did artificial insemination and have a funny feeling but no cervical mucus this time and no other symptoms other than sharp stabbing vaginal pains sometimes and a flutter in my uterus. I'd only be 3 wks and expect menses in a week so I can't test yet. Anyone have dry cervical mucus when they got a positive pregnancy?


ANSWER #15 of 19

how I can abort two months baby witout going to doc??please help me!!


ANSWER #16 of 19

im pregnant, and I have no signs at all. Besides the missed period.
I know it doesnt really help much, for me to tell you that, but,
I have zero symptoms, and I'v been pregnant for almost 2 months.


ANSWER #17 of 19

well I am no expert but I know that in pregnancy the signs if you are show up quite quickly do you have morning sickness, do you need the loo a lot, are you eating like loads, have you missed your period because if you have any of these things I reacon your pregnant and if you dont want this baby I would do sumin quick or take a test before it is 2 late.


ANSWER #18 of 19

I'm 4 weeks pregnant and I started feeling symptons about 4 days before my normal period should have stared. My breasts were sore as could be and I kept mild cramping in my lower stomach. Hope this helps


ANSWER #19 of 19

Don't abort. The baby already has a brain, eyelids, fingers (webbed), and ear lobes are starting to form. This is a human life already. Please seek help. There are tremendous emotional pains that come after abortions. Please, please, reconsider. There are a lot of people that would love to adopt your baby when it is born. There are other options.


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