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How common is this?
I have been trying to have a baby for almost a year now. I havent had a period since January. I've taken 3 home tests but they all came out negative. I went to the Dr. the other day and he told me that I can either be pregnant or have a tumor on my pituatary gland, and they have to draw blood to find out for sure. He says it's non-cancerous but it still sounds scary. How do you go from maybe being pregnant to having a tumor? How common is this? Can anyone help???? Thanks
I don't think you went from maybe be pregnant to tumor. He was stating the reasons that can be causing the missing periods. It's very common that home tests come out negative even if you are pregnant. By taking a blood test they will be able to tell for certain as the hormones levels change and increase. If the doctor says that it's not cancerous then keep reminding yourself that and try not to worry about it then. I know it's very hard not too. I had/have ovarian cysts that brought me to the ER and was told that it's not cancerous and etc.
Don't worry yourself too much. During my first pregancy i didn't turn the stick blue until i was well into my 2nd trimester. I found out from a blood test. And even if it is a tumor, it's a common procedure to remove it and if you want a healthy pregancy in the future you need to take care of it for your future baby. Either way you will be ok. :)