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Am I pregnant or is it something more serious?

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How do I know if I'm truly pregnant or not? I haven't had any of the normal symtoms like my last pregnancy and every pregnancy test I've taken so far (urine and blood) is negative. However, I have not had a normal cycle since April. My period lasts a day and disappears but I have menstral cramps for an add wk with no bleeding. I stopped taking Depo last Sept. and my Dr said if my cycles do not return to normal by this Sept. then they will consider doing an ultrasound. I have an appt. at the end of the month. Since my last Dr. visit the only thing that is remotely familiar from my last pregnancy is heartburn for one night and movement in my lower abdomen since last Thurs. No nausea, no breast tenderness, no weight gain, and my appetite has not changed (no strange cravings). Do I have a mysterious pregnancy or is it a tumor? Do tumors cause symtoms of what feels like fetal movement? Help! Either way I want to know so I can get the proper treatment or prenatal care.

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You took a blood test, so I'm assuming you saw a doctor.  If the doctor who saw your test result and saw YOU said you're not pregnant, I'd believe what they said over what anyone on the internet would say, because we can't see you and we only know what you tell us. As it's September and you haven't restarted your periods, I'd call and make an appointment for that ultrasound NOW, immediately, to find out what's going on down there.  Only a doctor is going to be able to tell you what's happening.  Please don't delay calling your doctor.  Good luck.
You definitely need to see your doctor again. Only he or she can give you the answers you're looking for. If you had a blood test done at your doctor's office and it confirmed that you are not pregnant, you're not pregnant. If you have no pregnancy symptoms, are not gaining weight and do not have any abdominal growth I doubt you have a tumor. Depo shots can seriously affect a woman's cycle, it can take up to a year or more for things to get back to normal. At this point, don't worry about unlikely health problems. Just make an appointment to see your doctor so that he or she can figure out what is going on. Chances are it's just a normal hormonal problem related to the Depo.
I went to the Dr. today and they told me I had gas. Which is exactly what they said I had when I was pregnant with my son. I'm supposed to have an ultrasound soon. Hopefully tommorow just waiting for the referral to go through. I'm in  alot of pain and no one is taking me seriously.  
You can always get a second opinion from another doctor. Of course, it will mean a little more waiting, but if your doctor won't listen to you or won't take you seriously you don't have to stay with him or her. You need to be in the care of a doctor you can really trust.

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