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a symptom of pregnancy or all in my head?

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I've been actively trying to get pregnant with my husband. We have found a Clomid strength that has made me ovulate because i dont normally due to my PCOS. The last cycle I had was a 36 day cycle. How do I know when to test? I got nauseous yesterday when I woke up and threw up after lunch, feeling much better after that. How do I know if its a symptom of pregnancy or if its all in my head?


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replied February 4th, 2011
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A19307
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

Wait out the period of the longest cycle you have had. If you still do not get periods or you start vomiting and feeling nauseous a lot, consult a doctor and take a pregnancy test. If it is negative, you need proper treatment for PCOS.

Discuss with your gynecologist. There are various approaches to treat a polycystic ovary. First of all insulin resistance has to be checked and corrected by a dose of metformin. Then regular check ups have to be scheduled and you put on low dose birth control pills to regularize the cycles first. Once this is corrected, regular ultrasounds will be done to assess the status of the ovum and accordingly drugs prescribed. At times laparoscopy is done and cysts punctured. Diet and weight control are also important part of therapy and you need to be under a good nutrition expert.

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



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