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December 5th, 2011, 12:00 PM
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I'm sorry this is so long but I really need advice!!!

Here are the facts:

My period is at least two (possibly three) weeks late. We are NOT trying to conceive, so I haven't kept close track of it. Today is Dec. 5th, and my last period began sometime between Oct. 16th and 26th.

I was on birth control pills for years, but stopped taking them four months ago because they completely eliminated my sex drive. Since then, my period has been regular (and it always has been).

I am allergic to condoms and diaphragms; we have been using a combination of condoms and the withdrawal method, to give me a break from the condoms. I know withdrawal is not fool-proof, but our options are pretty limited. We were using the withdrawal method during late October and November.

My husband is very good at this method, but he did make a mistake on October 10th. I took the morning-after pill the next day, and got my period as usual that month. I have taken Plan B before, years ago, with no complications.

I have Crohn's Disease. I know what Crohn's feels like, and this isn't it. Most of my Crohn's swelling has actually gone away in the last few weeks.

I have taken three pregnancy tests-- once a week for three weeks-- and they have all been negative, but my symptoms persist. I've been tested for a UTI three times, and seen my gastro specialist and a general practitioner. Both can find nothing wrong with me. A urine pregnancy test at the GP was negative for pregnancy as well. I still haven't been blood-tested or had an ultrasound.

I am feeling:

Nausea, mostly in the morning but sometimes at other times of day as well. Around the time I believe I should have had my period, I threw up three mornings in a row. Since then, I have felt the need to vomit on occasion but have controlled the urge. The nausea is mostly just annoying, with a light heartburn-ish feeling, except that it isn't up in my chest. I feel it right near the bottom of my ribs. It improves a bit if I eat.

Extreme fatigue. The most extreme that I have ever felt.

Slight headaches that come and go for no reason. They are not migraines (which I'm familiar with).

Frequent urination. For almost three weeks, I was peeing every hour... no joke. My doctors finally recommended I drink less, to prevent peeing so often, because my private parts were getting irritated. I'm thirsty all the time now but I pee somewhat less.

Slight breast soreness. Usually it's nothing much, but occasionally I bump something and get a sharp pain which burns a bit afterwards. My boobs are also growing enormous. I thought maybe it was in my head, but I've started to get stretch marks on them now.

Hunger. My Crohn's Disease seems to eliminate my hunger, but lately I've been very hungry, particularly for salt and dairy products (which I'm not supposed to have).

FUPA. If you don't know what this is, don't Google it at work. Basically, I'm putting on weight in my abdomen. I'd expect that since I'm eating more, but I've put on noticeable weight below my belly-button. This is all somewhat unusual, since I generally don't put on weight in my stomach at all.

I've been sneezing occasionally, and I've had some drainage in the back of my throat, but it is cold and flu season here. Might or might not be related.

Moodiness. Extreme moodiness. I went through clinical depression many years ago, and it felt very much like this. My poor husband doesn't know what to do (poor guy).

Help me please!

My gastro doctor thinks I'm pregnant. My GP is baffled. My gynecologist is letting me come in this week, but she's convinced I'm not pregnant (because the tests are negative). Everyone is treating me like I'm nuts, while simultaneously telling me to avoid anything risky until I get my period. I desperately need to go back on my Crohn's medication if I'm not pregnant, and I need to treat these symptoms ASAP regardless. If I'm not pregnant, what else could be wrong with me?
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