PCOS on birth control,negative pregnancy blood test,can i still be pregnant?
i was diagnosed with pcos fall 2010 an was put on bc then,an have had regular periods since then,but the last couple months they have been extremely light.
woke up one morning really nausea,then went to nausea,too tired to get out of bed in the morning,peeing a million times,cramping. nausea got so bad that the thought or smell of my fav things would make me sick. its not so bad now but still have it,went to my family dr an she thought i was preg too so she sent me for a blood test an i call an the secartary said it was negative,whats going on is it possible that the bc is putting my hormones where they need to get pregnant an i am getting a neg test.
also first pregnancy my dr started hormone test to fine out why i couldnt concieve an they didnt raise but i was like 6 weeks pregnant please someone help im losing my mind!?
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While you are on birth control pills, chances of pregnancy are less (but not impossible). Your current symptoms could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for repeat examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and repeat blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). An ultrasound scan done would also help. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
If pregnancy gets ruled out, consider stopping with birth control use and discuss about getting started on insulin modifiers for control and treatment of PCOS. Most common cause for PCOS is insulin resistance, so the use of insulin modifiers (like Metformin) and hormonal contraceptive pills usually helps with treating the symptoms and regulating periods. If you want to get pregnant, discuss about use of ovulation inducers (to increase chances of pregnancy) once the PCOS changes are controlled. Be in regular follow-up with your gynecologist and report any unusual/new symptoms immediately.
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