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Gaining weight - trying to lose

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i have been trying to losses weight. im working out like everyday and going to the gym. i have gain acouple pounds. im 118 now and i was 115. i am on my period now but have not been feeling great. could i be prego? im 19 right now.

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replied May 7th, 2010
Am I Pregnant Answer A11806

Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. If you have had unprotected sexual intercourse, then the possibility of pregnancy needs to be ruled out. It can be done by doing a urine pregnancy test and an ultrasound of the uterus. If these tests are negative, then the possibility of pregnancy is ruled out. Then, other causes of the weight gain should be looked into. One of the important causes is hypothyroidism and thus will suggest getting the thyroid hormone levels checked. Please do consult a physician for the same.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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