I'm wondering if I'm pregnant, and if I'm not- what is going on with my body? Today is 11-10, and I think I conceived somewhere around 10-8. My period came around 5 days late and was VERY light. (This never happens.) I have been nauseous almost everyday, either in the morning, when driving, or at night. My breasts are extra sensitive, I have to use the bathroom a lot, and acne has started to break out like crazy. In the afternoons I am unusually tired. I have watery discharge that is very heavy at times during the day. Stomach has been cramping some, not like period, and have been constipated. Have taken 2 home pregancy tests (1 the day after my "period" stopped, and another 1 week later). My period is due to come in 1 week. I have not been on birth control since May, and my husband and I are using the withdrawl method.
I have read that some of these symptoms could be signs of ovarian cysts. I was going to wait until after my next period is due before making an appointm
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The symptoms of delayed & lighter periods, nausea, sensitive breasts, frequent urination, acne breakouts, increased tiredness, increased vaginal discharge, constipation, abdominal cramps, could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy. The chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out if you were sexually active closer to your fertile days. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately) if you suspect chances of pregnancy. If pregnancy gets ruled out, further evaluation would be needed to look for the underlying cause for your absent periods. Treatment as needed (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you regulate periods. 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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