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Can you tell difference between pms and early pg symptoms?

I am something like 8dpo and have had a couple crying spells, very hungry, gas cramps, b's a little sore. For sure this is pms so question is ladies can you tell the diff. before you test? Symptoms for you ladies in the tww?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:04 PM on Mar. 20, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

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  • I never could tell the difference, my PMS and my very early pregnancy symptoms were the same. My only clue was being late for my period.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:06 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • I was extremely tired for both. My first, I didn't know I was pregnant until I was a week late. This time I pretty much knew right away because I was getting tired at like 6 and I'm usually a night owl!

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:06 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • I could...but that's because I never got PMS symptoms beyond a little moodiness. Symptoms for my first were just extreme fatigue and a tiny bit of food aversion; I would've gone months without realizing I was pregnant if I hadn't been charting. Symptoms for my second were extreme fatigue, insomnia, nausea, sore boobs, food aversion, some period-like cramping...and pretty much every other early pregnancy symptom you read about, any of which I could have explained away with lack of sleep, iron deficiency, PMS, stress, illness, etc., but all of them together made me pretty certain I was pregnant.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 10:25 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • in the aftermath yes but I never read into symptoms in the 2ww because that can be so misleading! But ever pregnancy was different for me in the 2ww. First I had menstrual cramps, 2nd tender boobs and cramps, and third successful pregnancy I had tender boobs but no cramps but some weird hip pain for 4 days and a little gassy, lol! good luck!

    Answer by 8sweetpea at 4:08 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

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