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i feel like i am pregnant for about 8 months now.

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I think I am pregnant, people told me that i can not be but i feel like i am, always have for about 8 months now. I will not stop believing that i am until a doctor or sonogram tells me im not.. all 5 pregnancy tests i took came out negative and my what seems to be period always came but it is lighter than usual.

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replied March 10th, 2012
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

If you have been feeling pregnant for 8 months, then you should be showing now. However, since you have light periods, take blood test which estimates HCG. This is more reliable than urine test for pregnancy.

If pregnancy is ruled out, then scanty periods can be due to hypothyroidism, birth control pills, Cushing’s disease and disorders of adrenal gland, liver metabolism disorders affecting the levels of estrogen and progesterone and PCOD. Emotional stress and prolonged illness can be a cause too but unlikely in your case. It can also be due to pelvic inflammatory disease, infection (fungal or otherwise) and STD. Please consult a gynecologist to find the cause. Take care!

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