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Am I pregnant?.

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johnandkymberley Thu 25-Apr-13 17:37:15

Hi all,
I had my implant taken out a week ago. We've had sex 5 times and my AF came from Sunday-Wednesday.
Now I know what you must be's only a week but I have reason to think it. My medication for epilepsy can sometimes decrease during pregnancy due to the baby. This can start as soon as you become pregnant, even within 12hours . I have been noticing changes on how my epilepsy tablets are working
What are the chances I'm pregnant??
Thanks xxx

beth27123 Thu 25-Apr-13 17:43:47

Take a test, unfortunately we cant tell you through the screen. It seems unlikely.

rubyslippers Thu 25-Apr-13 17:44:25

i wouldn't have thought so

take a test - only reliable way to find out

MakeItUpAsYouGoAlong Thu 25-Apr-13 17:46:23

You need to test.
Could the changes in your hormones after your implant removal affect your medication?

johnandkymberley Thu 25-Apr-13 17:52:43

Is it too early to take a test as I'm not due my period? Make it up as you go along - thats what my husband thought so I rang the epilepsy nurse who said it wouldn't make any difference??

Sorry I am new to this!!!

MakeItUpAsYouGoAlong Thu 25-Apr-13 18:19:00

When are you due?
How strange, how are you feeling otherwise?

johnandkymberley Thu 25-Apr-13 21:20:12

My period is due around the 'teens' can be like the 13-16 start. Which is why it's way too early. Other than that I'm okay nothing has changed in my routine/work/diet I'm (we're) feeling positive about having a baby and very happy. We won some tickets to the baby show so we are thinking about going to get advice on pregnancy and babies smile

Worrying me a bit that the meds dont seem to be controlling me that well anymore?! They have been good for over 3 years.

johnandkymberley Fri 26-Apr-13 19:51:11

Unsure whether to do a test or not???

PartyFops Fri 26-Apr-13 19:55:11

But surely you have not even ovulated? You had your AF this week just gone right?

So as long as its a proper AF you wont even ovulate for another week?

I can't see how you can be.

MarvellousYou Fri 26-Apr-13 20:00:23

Buy a two test kit (if you can afford it) you sound as impatient as me, do one now, then wait and do another in a week or so. My second one was positive, I made DH bet me a takeaway- it tasted gooood! You sound like you want to conceive, if they're both negative, get busy wink x

johnandkymberley Fri 26-Apr-13 20:06:52

Lol at marvellous you!!! Yeah I want to be pregnant NOW!!!

I can understand why people say I can't see how I can be. I am as skeptical. But why the big changes in my meds?? That's whats got me thinking xxx

pizzaqueen Fri 26-Apr-13 20:19:08

I had my implant out end of Feb and had pregnancy systems for the first month - nausea etc. convinced myself I must be pg, I wasn't hmm

No idea about your medication but think its unlikely you'll be oh so quickly (but not impossible) wait a couple of weeks and take a test, only way to know for sure. Or if you are worried about your medication go to GP for a blood test.

johnandkymberley Fri 26-Apr-13 20:40:54

Well my hospital is 10th May 2013, so I might ask the consultant and I ill see the nurse I spoke to on the phone there.
I'm going to take a test 10th may

@ pizza queen... Did you know why you felt those symptoms?? Xxx

pizzaqueen Fri 26-Apr-13 21:30:49

I don't know, I think it may have been my body adjusting to the hormones.

I feel more 'myself' again, no nausea, headaches, bloating etc but my cycle isn't completely back to normal yet.

Hope you get the news you want.

johnandkymberley Fri 26-Apr-13 21:37:45

Thanks pizza queen and hope you continue to feel better smile
Will keep you updated xxxxx

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