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tummy is growing and I've gained weight?

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I am a 28 year old woman, I was diagnosed with pcos and my gynea prescribed fertomid50 of which i started using in April when I started my period on the 2nd.In may my period came on the 3rd which was great as previously my cycle was 40+ days long this time around it was 31 days, & that was the last time I saw my period 3 May. I didn't take the fertomid in May though as I was still recovering from gastroenteritis, I was hospitalised it was really bad, I took antibiotics. I've had all the pregnancy symptoms in the book and I've had 3 negative HPT, the last one I took was yesterday. My tummy is growing and I've gained weight, could I be preganant?

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replied July 21st, 2011
Fertility Answer A25279
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Your symptoms could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy (as a result of Fertomid course). If you suspect to be pregnant, you should consider visiting your gynecologist (not GP) for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Sometimes urine pregnancy test (UPT) can also show false negative results. UPT kits are calibrated ones, so unless the hormone levels in urine reach a certain level, they do not show positive results. Blood/serum HCG level estimation is accurate. UPT should always be done on early morning first urine sample as the concentration of pregnancy hormone HCG is believed to be highest in this sample. You can also consider repeating UPT on early morning first urine sample to see if turns positive or get the blood/serum HCG level test done to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately.
Take care.

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