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i think im pregnant but not shure i have lower stomich cramps like im about to start but i havent yet back acches slleepy all the time but im always been tired im one to sleep all day and night hungier than usual i think so am i prego got any advise i had a ovairian cist when i was younger does that affect my chances?

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confused484

Asked by confused484 at 3:32 PM on Jun. 3, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • First of all, TAKE A TEST. We can't answer "Am I pregnant" questions any better than you yourself can.
    Second of all, sometimes an ovarian cyst can affect fertility, but it is never an "all or nothing" thing - cysts come and go, they are the result of hormone problems, so when you are having hormone issues you are less likely to secrete the right hormones to get pregnant. But hormones also go in cycles, so sometimes you may be secreting the right hormones and sometimes you might not. It is all chemistry and it would be a mistake to rely on the fact that you once had a cyst to determine whether you are fertile or not. After 6 months of trying, a doctor will evaluate you for fertility problems, including PCOS, which causes cysts and affects fertility.
    Iskkra

    Answer by Iskkra at 5:50 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

  • Honestly, I was feeling the same as you and just went to the doc today. The result...a cyst. If a test comes up negative, you might want to have them do an ultrasound at the doc to see if you have one.
    halfpint_ny

    Answer by halfpint_ny at 6:47 PM on Jun. 3, 2009

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