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On Dec. 22 I started my period. I ovulated the week of Jan.

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on Dec. 22 I started my period. I ovulated the week of Jan. 19th (I used the Ovulation tests). My husband and I had sex around the time. So I think I should have had my period the first week in Feb. right? SO, I have been having pretty bad PMS/Pregnancy symptoms for a few weeks (minor cramps, cranky, headaches, swollen glands, shortness of breath, stomach hurts.....etc....etc!) have been taking pregnancy tests left and right. I THOUGHT I saw a VERY slight line, but my husband assured me that there wasn't anything. I guess it must have just been a "ghost line"? Today (Feb. 10) I went and got a blood test done. I will be getting the results tomorrow, but my stomach is in knots!
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Dr. Owen :

Hello, and I am pleased to help, use of my answers are for educational purposes only.

Dr. Owen :

What day was your period due?

Customer:

Well, if I ovulated on Jan. 19th it may have been due Feb. 2? I think

Dr. Owen :

Okay - well now you are 8 days past your period due date, and with NOT a positive pregnancy test by now, you are not pregant.

Dr. Owen :

Are you trying to get pregnant?

Customer:

yes

Dr. Owen :

Okay - what is your height and weight?

Dr. Owen :

Do you have regular periods?

Customer:

5'7 - 240lbs.

Dr. Owen :

Do you have regular periods?

Customer:

In the past my periods have been slightly off. I had a baby April 14th 2010 and my period did not start until Dec. 22, 2010. So it has now been 49 days.

Dr. Owen :

Okay, when was your last period prior to Dec 22nd?

Customer:

June 2009

Dr. Owen :

So, you do NOT have regular periods, correct?

Dr. Owen :

And, when you got pregnant previously, how much did you weight THEN?

Customer:

I suppose. I weighed 220

Dr. Owen :

Did you have difficulty getting pregnant

Customer:

9 months of trying

Dr. Owen :

did you use any medication to help

Customer:

no

Dr. Owen :

You might have PCOS - Polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Customer:

Why do you think that?

Dr. Owen :

So, you need to get this evaluated - with pelvic ultrasound, and these blood tests: testosterone, DHEA-S, estradiol

Dr. Owen :

Because you are overweight, AND because you have very infrequent periods -

Dr. Owen :

And, hence that matches a clinical diagnosis of PCOS especially since you are having a difficult time getting pregnant.

Customer:

Alright

Customer:

thanks

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