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Question: feeling different before period

 bortoncowgirl - Tue May 15, 2007 1:32 pm

hi, i am 34 my periods have always been irregular. i usually spot a week before hand. my last period was on april 18th 2007. ,i bleed for 4 days like nomal . about 2 weeks after my period, i felt sick to my stomach all night ,stomach was cramping , my brest feel bigger like my bra is too small, ive noticed the veins around by breast are darker. but about may 9th 2007, i spotted just a little, light in color, nothing for 5 days until today, had bright red blood on toliet paper this morning and nothing several hours later i think im suppose to start my period tomorrow but why all the different feelings??i went to gyn. about a year ago said everything was fine, no surgeries , don't know to much about family history im adopted my real mother had 8 kids with no problems thats all i know about her history lost touch with her , no medications, also my husband and i are wanting to have a baby,any advice will be helpful ,thanks,
 Shana Johnson, CNA - Sat Jun 16, 2007 10:26 pm

User avatar Hello, the symptoms you are describing could be pregnancy. I would suggest taking a home pregnancy test or making an appointment with your gynecologist for a pregnancy test.

Good luck!

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