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Sore/bigger boobs + various other problems - why?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 1, 2010
  • 10:53 PM

Hey all,

I have a question - what can cause the following problems (aside from pregnancy)?

1. No period since May (!)
2. Slight change in discharge since my smear test a week or two ago - like, there's more of it. It doesn't smell or anything, actually it seems really healthy for me - it's just that it's noticeably more.
3. Since this morning, my breasts have felt sore (not terribly sore, but it's noticeable), they feel 'heavy', and they seem larger to me, too!
4. Feeling more tired in the past 2wks or so.
5. Also getting more spots and annoying sensitive skin, but that might be the weather/central heating - but mentioned it since it seems quite hormonal!

Just to reiterate - it can't be pregnancy. I have been irregular with periods in the past, and that's the first thing doctors ask me... so I pre-emptively took two standard home pregnancy tests. I took them both around a month ago, with a week between each, and they were both negative. Plus, I've definitely not had sex since then, my fiance has been away for almost two months, so it's not a possibility at all - but this is weirding me out, since all these symptoms point to pregnancy!

Also just as an aside, I'm gonna get a blood test soon to test my hormone levels, as I did ask my doctor last week about the period thing. He didn't seem overly concerned, but said for me to get a blood test sometime soon to see what the levels are like. Could these weird symptoms mean my hormones are coming back?

BTW, I've had a *lot* of stressful events over the past 12-18 months or so - surgery, bereavement, redundancy, you name it basically, so I figured that's why my periods disappeared.

Any advice is much appreciated :) x

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  • Well, my period eventually arrived this week, after a good 6 months.Thanks for nothing, board!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 12, 2010
    • 00:13 PM
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