Hello, I had my tubes tied July 19th, 2011. Recently I have had sore nipples, nausea and back pain and bloating, with cravings.. Also I've had to urinate frequently. I don't drink anything for about 3-4 hours and I'm going like my bladder is very full at least 10 times within those hours... My period for June was very short like 3 days. It usually last 6 days. Could I be pregnant?
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The symptoms that you describe (sore nipple, nausea, back pain, bloating, food cravings, frequent urination, short periods) could suggest early pregnancy symptoms. Chances of spontaneous recanalization are possible years after tubal ligation and this can lead to pregnancy if you are sexually active and not on any other regular birth control measures. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get 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. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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