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So I was searching PMS symptoms esp cramps because I am 3dpo and from whatvI read no symptoms can happen now but Iam cramping since my Ovulation (11th or 12th).

So I found a page that said PMS symptoms can happen 11 days before AF. So I looked at my chart and today marks 11 days. So I thought Oh ok... I'm getting my period.

But than I read "PMS Cramping vs Pregnancy Cramping"

7. Cramping
PMS: If you have PMS, you may experience dysmenorrhea, which are cramps that happen 24 to 48 hours before your period. The pain will probably decrease during your period and eventually go away by the end of your flow. Menstrual cramps will often decrease after your first pregnancy or as you age. Some women will experience more cramping as they start to go into menopause.

Pregnancy: Early in pregnancy, you may experience mild or light cramping. These cramps will probably feel like the light cramps you get during your period, but they’ll be in your lower stomach or lower back. You can have the cramps for weeks to months when you’re pregnant. If you know you are pregnant and these cramps are accompanied by any bleeding or watery discharge, see a doctor.

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At 11 days before AF any symptoms would be related to progesterone surges that happen after O in order to prepare for a possible pregnancy, this happens every single month whether fertilisation has occurred or not. So at this stage, you really can't tell if any symptoms will result in a pregnancy and googling will only send you crazy. Symptom spotting at 3DPO won't tell you much sorry.

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