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pregnant or not pregnant that is the question

I had a wonderful healthy baby girl on May 29th 2008. In Aug 2008 I had decided that I wanted to use the Mirena/IUD for my birth control. So I read up on all the side effects and my ob/gyn explained everything to me... including that I could get pregnant while having the IUD in. So lately my body has been doing some weird stuff. The sides of boobs hurt... I feel nauseated... I've been having stomach pains not cramps but pains... I've been trying to lose weight but I'm at this plato that I cant seem to lose anymore weight it keeps going up and down up and down... I have a strong smelling sense we live in an apartment complex and I smelt the food cooking from our upstairs neighbor. BUT I took a test ... the line test... which I hate cuz you can never get an accurate reading... but it did come back negative faint negative but nevertheless negative. Any suggestions as to what my body is telling me??

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Asked by alyssamommy08 at 9:57 PM on Feb. 26, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I don't know.. it's a 50/50 shot!

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:59 PM on Feb. 26, 2009

  • cant asnwer you ? buttttttt my baby girl was born on the 28th of may!!!

    Answer by LuvsDanika at 10:02 PM on Feb. 26, 2009

  • I've heard that IUD's cause pregnancy symptoms, so I would guess that if you had a negative test, you're not pregnant.

    Answer by DayDaysmom19 at 10:15 PM on Feb. 26, 2009

  • I would say its prob the IUD. But who knows you will just have to wait and see.

    Answer by Tris_09 at 10:49 PM on Feb. 26, 2009

  • If the IUD has hormones, it could be causing pregnancy symtoms the first month.

    An IUD will not protect against an etopic pregnancy.

    An IUD will not prevent conception.

    I was lucky and I happened to go to church with my OBGYN. I was going to get an IUD. She explained that fact to me. I just thought I would mention it because the first OBGYN did not explain that fact to me.

    Answer by moneymagnetmom at 3:25 AM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • Thanks everyone for your advice :) .... I appreciate everything.... just wanted to update you on what I did find out. I'm not pregnant... which is a good thing for right now..... they found out that I have an ulcer so we are trying to treat that now that we know what it is.

    Answer by alyssamommy08 at 7:02 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

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