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Chemical pregnancy?

Hi,

My husband and I have been trying to conceive. As a result, I have been taking hpt around the time I should get my period. This month like usual it came back neg. Two days later I took it again and there was a faint second line.  Not being sure what that meant, I bought a digital test and took it the same day. It came back positive. I called my doctor and they sent me for a blood test a few days later. They confirmed I am pregnant but in the very early stages. My first dr appoint is in 2 weeks. By my calculations I should be 5 weeks pregnant, but I don't feel pregnant. Is it possible I am having a chemical pregnancy? I have had no spotting or cramps and the only symptoms I had were the ones  associated with getting your period anyways so I don't know if those are related to the pregnancy or not since they passed weeks ago. Would a blood test come back positive if I was having a chemical pregnancy?
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Most symptoms of pregnancy don't really start until 6 weeks and for some women not until 8 weeks
3605625 tn?1385017548
Don't panic, i had no symptoms until about week 9, and even then, very minimal. Congrats on your pregnancy!
3224409 tn?1356206827
Its not necessary to have pregnancy symptoms... Every women is different love... I had bo symptoms what so ever till 7wks n thn thy hit me till 14wks... N nausea still didnt leave me till 20wks... So just relax n enjoy pregnancy... Plus if it was chemical pregnancy you would have started your normal cycles at normal times and blood test would hve showed less hcg levels... Miscarriage on the other hand is whole other story... But u dont hve to worry abt tht not unl3ss something is wrong or confirmed by u/s...
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I've been reading up on a lot of early symptom accounts and I've noticed that for a lot of women they felt that they just had normal PMS but were in fact pregnant. Others didn't have any symptoms at all, or very few. So chances are you're fine!
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