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I have something goofy going on with my body. I am 41,

I have something goofy going on with my body. I am 41, healthy, and I have 3 children aged 21, 14, and 4. I have had no signs of perimenopause, but I have had endometriosis since my first period at age 12. I had a lap to confirm and remove endometriosis in 2006. I have very painful and heavy periods that last 4-5 days. I did have a fibroid on my early ultrasound with my 4 year old that quickly disappeared. I have suspected I have had another fibroid for the past year due to increased heavy bleeding. I have no history of mental illness. I use temping and checking my cervix and mucus to prevent pregnancy.On 8/17 I had sex, in which my baby- fevered bf (unknown to me at the time) took it upon himself to not pull out. Long story but I hadn't been paying attention to my cycle that month. I ovulated the next day. 10-12 days later my areolas got bigger and darker. I started feeling pregnant. Took a hpt and it was faint positive. On day 14, from ovulation, I started to spot for an hour ( I am not a spotter, ever.) I laid down and it stopped. The next day I started to bleed, bright red, and had sharp cramps on my sides in tge ovary area. Cramps lasted 1 day and bleeding lasted 2 days. Very abnormal for me and none of my endometriosis pain. I figured it was a chemical pregnancy and a bit of a relief since I'm 41 and not wanting to be pregnant.A week later, I'm feeling more pregnant. I took a test and it was negative. I figured my body needed more time to get normal. Meanwhile, my breasts have grown, and I no longer have those 2 empty sacks for boobs that were left to me after I quit breastfeeding 2 years ago. My aerolas are still huge, dark, and my nipples hurt. My belly is very bloated and keeps getting bigger. I had a flat stomach before all of this. I have had mild cramping this whole time, and I have serious food adversions. I get nauseous at random times throughout the day and night. I also have mild bouts of dizziness. My cervix has stayed soft and very high. Higher than it is in my normal cycles. I also have had a change in my cervical mucus. It is white and creamy and nothing like I ever get. I also get globs of thick snot here and there but it does not stetch like fertile cm. I took another test this morning and it is negative.I cannot see my ob/gyn for a couple of more weeks. I have an appt. If I'm not pregnant, can you offer suggestions as to what else I should be tested for? What else could cause this? Cancer runs on both sides of my family, and that does concern me. Either way something is whacky with my hormones, and I would like to find out why.

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I delivered my baby in February (6 months ago) and have had

I delivered my baby in February (6 months ago) and have had 2 periods cycles in June and July, both regular. Currently, I am three days late on a 33 day cycle. Two negative pregnancy tests. I am breastfeeding during day and at night, but do pump and give milk in bottle in the afternoons a few days a week. Recently, baby has been sleeping longer and nursing more, possibly growth spurt or teeth coming in. Could I be pregnant?JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?Customer: I am not in pain.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: In the past my periods have varied. I have a lazy ovary. About 7 years ago I have several polyps.

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I am 14 weeks postpartum. Had a normal vaginal delivery.

HelloI am 14 weeks postpartum. Had a normal vaginal delivery. I've begun having yellow colored vaginal discharge about four weeks ago. Today, I noticed the vaginal discharge has blood in it. I am breastfeeding and get about 8 oz a day (not much). It does not look like my period. I have no pain and no burning. Thoughts? Thanks

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I am 14 weeks postpartum. Had a normal vaginal delivery.

HelloI am 14 weeks postpartum. Had a normal vaginal delivery. I've begun having yellow colored vaginal discharge about four weeks ago. Today, I noticed the vaginal discharge has blood in it. I am breastfeeding and get about 8 oz a day (not much). It does not look like my period. I have no pain and no burning. Thoughts? Thanks

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In May i had a miscarriage, me and my partner want to get

Hi, in May i had a miscarriage, me and my partner want to get pregnant again, my period came towards the end of june, i bought a clear blue ovulation kit to test when my surge is high to conceive. I had to readings, one on july 11, and then it dropped low again but on the 16th i had another peak, both of these times me and my partner had sex at least a day or two before the readings. Im not having pregnancy symptoms, and my period is around the corner oth july 28th. Pregnancy test came out negative 6 days before period. Is it possible that it's still too early for me to test, or should i just assume i didnt conceive? And why did i get two readings? Thank you

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I am 6 weeks postpartum and had a scan today to check

I am 6 weeks postpartum and had a scan today to check for retained placenta. They said I didn't have retained placenta but may have retained clots b/c my endometrial lining measured 11.92 mm. I am also not breastfeeding, is the thickness abnormal or am I about to start my period? Thanks.

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After I had my baby 10 months ago my periods are irregular I

After I had my baby 10 months ago my periods are irregular I have not had a period in 2 months I took a pregnancy test and I'm not pregnant my husband and I are trying to have another baby but with no period I'm not sure when I ovulateJA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you in any pain?Customer: Every so often I have some cramp like I'm about to start my period but I don't and I been having issues with this 10 months ago after I had my babyJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No as far as know I'm pretty much healthyJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and then connect you two.

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I spoke to a doc from just answer six months ago when I was

Hi DrI spoke to a doc from just answer six months ago when I was experiencing nipple pain. He suggested it could be a bacterial infection rather than fungal. After unsuccessfully treating with an anti fungal cream I then did request anti biotics and the pain cleared up. Whether it was coincidence or the antibiotics worked I'm not sure. Now, six months later ( i am 14 wks pregnant) but for the last week I have been experiencing the same nipple pain/shooting breast pain in the same breast as December. Once again the doctor has treated me for nipple thrush and it has not cleared up. Would this be the same problem as December? Could it reoccur? My hormones were both high in Dec as I was doing IVF and I guess are high now because I'm pregnant. Do you think this is bacterial again? Can you get bacterial infection just in the nipple? It does not look like mastitis as I had that many years ago when I was breastfeeding. Do you think I should ask for antibiotics again? Thank you

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I am 14 weeks pregnant. About a week ago I experienced an

HelloI am 14 weeks pregnant. About a week ago I experienced an itchy areola for a couple of days that then progressed to a burning pain in my nipple that then progressed to sharp shooting pain in my breast. The doctor is treating it for nipple thrush and has had me on an anti fungal cream for about 9 days now. Whilst the itchiness and nipple pain has seemed to have eased, I still occasionally feel shooting pain in the breast. My question is does this sound like nipple thrush to you? Can you get nipple thrush if you are not breastfeeding? To look at the nipple and breast it looks normal. What do you suggest I do to get rid of it all together? Do you think it could be breast cancer?Many thanksSandra

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