Using several of the same medications, Lyrica and Tramadol, I suspect that I am pregnant, but i get negative results. I also have Fibromyalgia, don't know if that affects anything, but i have a near 20 yr old son, and know what pregnancy feels like, at least with him... but the absolute sinker to this question is that I am nearly 40 and had a tubal ligation some 6-7 years ago... but i still FEEL pregnant. Could this maybe be a "phantom" pregnancy?thanks for your time -scully-
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When was your period 'due'?
When did you do the pregnancy test?
Do you have a thyroid condition?
Do you have any discharge from your breasts?
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my last period was in May, around the tenth. Could be premenepause? No, no dischare from my breasts,and i did the preg. test today. Not sure about the thyroid condition. My mother has it , and i keep asking for testing, and they tell me it's within normal range, BUT, in the last 6 mo.s or so, i went from a size 6 to a 14-16.............can the thyroid mess with the results of a preg. test?
When was the last time you had sex?
What pregnancy test are you using - is it EPT, Clear blue, etc???
2 days ago..
Well an EPT test is very accurate
and very Unlikely you are pregnant given you have not had a period since April and the test is negative.
So what this could be besides possible perimenopause - but unlikely - it could be due to a thyroid condition - which is easily tested with a TSH thyroid blood test.
This could be due to an elevated prolactin level which is made by the pituitary gland.
And, other reasons could be due to PCOS - polycystic ovarian syndrome.
any idea what could be going on? since i FEEL pregnant,and just like my other 2 pregnancies, i knew immediately when i was preg, and when the 1st baby died, at 8weeks, b4 they tested me and told me what i already knew. i feel like i am pregnant and that this is a girl.. im pretty freaked out about it.
Also given your size increase leads me to believe this could be due to PCOS - because a size increase could increase the Estrogen levels in your body and hence this would cause you not to have a period, but also you would feel pregnant too.
What is going on that with PCOS - your estrogen level increases in the form of Estrone, and hence this increases your testosterone level and also your insulin levels - and this then causes your ovaries to not to ovulated - and Hence when you have these cysts, weight increase and no ovulation you get all these symptoms.
To prove this: a pelvic ultrasound, with these blood tests : testosterone, Insulin, and DHEA-S would help.
You should also do a TSH thyroid, prolactin and A FSH - follicle stimulating hormone blood test
The FSH test if elevated would then show you to be in menopause - if not elevated, then not menopause.
I hope this helps
What other questions do you have?
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okay, i'm back. Thank you very much for your time and explanations. i intend to do just that. i have one other question,l that has nothing to do with my problem
what is your other question - I don't understand what you mean by "I that has nothing to do with my problem"?
I've paid the $38 i presume, but this is a one time thing, and a one time charge right? i'm not going to find weird payments on my debit am i?
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just curious, but what about abnormal pap smears? i get them all the time. could that have anything to do with my problem? and YES, I would be Happy to rate you with EXCELLENT SERVICE. what do i need to do? you mean the smiley faces down below?
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Okay with abnormal PAP smears - this would stop your period, nor would it cause you to have any problems with you feeling as though you are pregnant..
yes, but i realize the session has to be over first. sorry.
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okay. well, thank you VERY much for your time, and i am finished asking questions, and will follow up with my Primary Care Physician and my OB/|GYN. how do i save this conversation? maybe print it out??
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okay. thank you so much and have a great evening. bout time we BOTH get some sleep huh? lol. Thank you Dr. Owen, and i will def. ask for u if i have any other questions. goodnite.
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