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its very typical for me to have a normal cycle for a few months then not have it for a few months. typicaly the months i dont have it i feel fine but my last cycle was August 24th & the end of september i felt a lil crampy when i should have started. i went to the doctor in october at first he insisted i was pregnant then he sent me for a ton of blood work when results came back and i went back in in november and he told me that i had PCOS. its now december & i STILL think i am pregant i have so many symptoms & i am gettin the little bump [from september til now i have gained 15 lbs all in my stomach area and face] and many of my friends and family are starting to ask me if i am.
is it possible that i am pregant not that it is just PCOS???


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replied December 16th, 2009
Am I Pregnant Answer A8522
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum

If your lower abdomen is not flattened any more, you still have not had your periods and you have gained weight, and have had negative pregnancy tests, then go for an ultrasound scan. Now three months later it will be able to detect a baby in you.

Alternatively the little ‘bump’ in your tummy could be fat deposition due to your putting on weight. PCOS, hypothyroidism, adrenal gland dysfunction and diabetes can all delay periods and cause weight gain.

Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on the internet please discuss these possibilities with your gynecologist. Hope this helps. Take care!



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