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I have been having a sort of pulling feeling in my uterus. I

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I have been having a sort of pulling feeling in my uterus. I have PCOS, could that be causing the issue? My last period was about two weeks ago via birth control. I stopped taking my pills because I want to manage my PCOS without the birth control.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you in any pain?
Customer: It's been going on for about three days. Last night it was more of a pulling sensation. It's not painful, but noticeable. I've also been having more bowel movements than normal (feeling like i have to go about 3-4 times a day whereas I normally have a BM about every 3-4 days)
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Customer: Nothing that I can think of.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr David replied 5 months ago.

This is Dr. David

if you have polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovarian cyst can cause pulling feeling in your uterus feeling.

birth control pills help you keep your female cycling hormones more stable.

PCOS can cause your ovaries make more androgen hormones which can lead to weight gain, excessive hair growth, insulin resistance.

inflammation of an ovarian cyst can cause pulling sensation.

you need to eat healthy and exercise to limit weight gain which PCOS can cause.

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