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I have PCOS. I massively bleed from 9 Disember 2011 to 29 February 2012. I had sex with my husband on 3 March and I haven't had my period until today. I am not sure whether or not to do a pregnancy test. We have been trying to get pregnant for 9 years. Recently I lose 24 pounds and my current weight is 176 pounds. Before I was 200 pounds. Is there any chances to conceive since I have lose weight? Lately, I have been craving for ice cubes and I love smell of laundry products. What should I do?

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replied March 24th, 2012
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A33136
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The weight loss, and absence of periods, cravings, could be suggestive of pregnancy (if the intercourse was around the time of ovulation). Visit your doctor/gynecologist for thorough evaluation. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods have not started within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you have got abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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