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headaches, tingling breast, cramps, sleepiness, nausea?

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I had my Iud (mirena) for about 1 1/2 years. My husband complained, saying that something doesnt feel right (during sex). While I was taking a shower, I checked on my strings and noticed on string was shorter than then I noticed my Iud was half out. Basically it fallen out. (monday, October 3rd 2011) I wasnt bleeding so assumed it everthing is fine. 2 days later ( October 5th 2011) I felt like I had pms, later that day I started spotting. The next day I started bleeding and cramping. I assumed this was my period because it lasted 4 days, just like my normal period used to be before the IUD. Everything felt the same. I been having headaches and eatting more than normal so I took a cheap dollar test on wednesday, October 26 2011, and it was negative. I also took another cheap test on sunday, October 30 2011 still negative. I tried to see what my next period would be and said it be on November 2nd, so I took another test on friday, November 4th 2011 still a negative. As today im assuming im 5 days late with no sign of blood. My symptoms are headaches, tingling breast, cramps, sleepiness, nausea, fequent urination. These symptoms aren't as strong as they were being being pregnant with my girls. Could I still be pregnant? Or am I getting my hopes to high? I need some opinions. What should I do?
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replied November 9th, 2011
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Each pregnancy is different so you can have varying symptoms depending on how your body reacts to the changing hormonal status. The symptoms that you describe could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy. Sometimes urine pregnancy tests can keep showing you false negative results during early pregnancy as the kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. If pregnancy is suspected, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately).
If pregnancy gets ruled out, further investigations would be needed to look for the underlying cause for your absent periods. Get started on treatment as indicated by your examination findings/investigation results to help you regulate your periods. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any unusual/new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.



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