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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi ive been spotting during my periods
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was your last periods?
User :   2 weeks ago
Doctor :   are you on any birth control measures?
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   please provide your age, location, occupation, marital status, height and weight
User :   well iam 16 and live in XXX
Doctor :   ok
User :   and iam 144 of weight and 5'3
Doctor :   are you sexually active? have you had any recent intercourse?
User :   2 months ago
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the spoting in between periods
Doctor :   could indicate a possible pregnancy
Doctor :   if your periods are not like your usual periods
User :   yea
Doctor :   getting a urine pregnancy test , or a blood beta HCG levels would help
Doctor :   to determine whether pregnancy is there or not
User :   but it actually short
User :   i usually get 7 days
User :   and now ive had 6
Doctor :   as few women get bleeding like periods and spotting in first 3 months of pregnancy
User :   i mean 3
Doctor :   as teh entire uterus isnot filled with baby at that time
User :   so i can be pregnet
Doctor :   so some amount of bleeding at the usual time of periods can result
User :   but last time i took a pregnacy test and came out negative
Doctor :   yes, the urine pregnancy tests can come as negative at times
Doctor :   hence i recommended to do the blood beta HCG levels which are more confirmatory
Doctor :   and standard test for pregnancy
User :   how come i havent had symtoms
Doctor :   the early symptoms of pregnancy include increased fatigue, increased hunger, tiredness, breast tenderness
User :   ive been fatigueand tiredness
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i recommended to do the blood beta HCG levels along with a pelvic ultrasound which are more confirmatory
Doctor :   have you followed what i have said?
User :   how much does it cost to get an ultrasound as you say?
Doctor :   it would depend on the facility you woul dgo
Doctor :   the cost differs from private institution and clinics
User :   well thank you
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