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signs of pregnancy, but tubes were tied?

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i have had my tubes tied for 7 yrs but now i am having some signs of pregnancy my period last month was a wk early and only lasted 2 days its usually 4-5 days long my breasts are tender and my stomach is pregnant looking and so tender. I did a cheap home preg test but it was neg.. i would love to be prego and have signs but how can i be sure ?

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replied October 9th, 2011
Pregnancy Answer A27503
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You can have spontaneous recanalization of tubes after few years. The symptoms (lighter periods, breast tenderness, abdominal distension and discomfort) could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy if you are sexually active and not on any other form of birth control measures. If you suspect chances of pregnancy, look out for development of any other new symptoms. Wait and watch for your next periods. If you do not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you develop symptoms suggestive of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist 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 evaluation would be needed to look for causes like hormonal derangements, perimenopausal onset, etc. 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 and lifestyle.
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