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experiencing pain on both sides of my body?

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Hi, I had a positive pregnancy test 4 days ago but for a week prior and continuing since then I have been experiencing pain on both sides of my body/ in or around both ovaries as well as some back pain today. I have been having difficulty sleeping and have been constipated. Is the pain I'm experiencing normal? I told the doctor 3 days ago and he was non-committal. What could be happening? Ultrasounds in the past had shown me with Pcos but blood tests never confirmed it. I was taking metformin for a month n that is when I fell pregnant and the dr told me I don't need to take it anymore. Is that right or should I be questioning that?
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replied March 25th, 2012
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A33192
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Insulin modifiers (used for treatment of PCOS) are stopped when you get pregnant. The symptoms that you describe are the usual and common symptoms experienced by women during pregnancy. These symptoms are the body’s response to the changes in hormonal levels during pregnancy along with attempt of pelvic structures getting adjusted to pregnancy and uterine growth with other local changes. If the symptoms are worsening, you can consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough evaluation to look for any other serious causes. 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.
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