Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Do pregnancy symptoms change?



Recommended Posts

I had the gastric sleeve surgery 15 months ago I’ve lost 116 lbs and I’m 20 lbs from my goal weight! Yaasss!!! I have not had a period for almost 10 years since of my weight and I’ve been on birth control. Starting a few months ago I had some spotting and I went for a check up where I was told that my body and hormones are just regulating that was normal. I was also told that my birth control should work the same and that once I decide to remove my arm implant it will take a while for my body to ovulate regularly so it may take awhile to get pregnant. (Totally cool with all that!) 2 months later I feel like I’m having weird symptoms I’m extremely tired I haven’t had any spotting or period and I’m extremely hungry even tho I eat my 3 meals I take my Vitamins I try my hardest to drink my Water. My boyfriend thought maybe I should take a pregnancy test since my body is still so crazy. But to me none of these seem like pregnancy symptoms. Are symptoms strange for anyone after WLS?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You've done fabulous, congratulations! I agree ^^ - grab a test just to be on the safe side. You said they told you it will take your body a while to ovulate regularly, that doesn't mean you won't ovulate at all - you may ovulate one month and not the next and so forth!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd definitely do a pregnancy test just to be sure - a dollar at Dollar Tree for peace of mind. Also maybe do an ovulation test, as it could be that? I'd make that a priority, as being pregnant with the Nexplanon implant still in your arm could cause complications.

How long have you had the Nexplanon in? If it's longer than 3 years it might be time to change it out.

But there are hormones from your body, hormones due to the surgery, hormones from your birth control... my uneducated guess would be hormones, LOL.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thank you everyone!! I took a test that came back negative and also spoke to my doctor who said that I could have my period without bleeding if that makes sense I could have period symptoms which would make me feel like I’m pregnant without bleeding. She recommended to just keep test on hand to calm my nerves when I feel like this. Most of the time it is just all the hormones changing trying to regulate.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recent Topics

  • Most popular:

  • Recent Status Updates

    • *Meaghan*

      I met with my surgeon on Friday.. I've completed all my tests and all my nutrition meetings as well as meeting the weight loss requirements for my insurance. We are officially submitting to insurance for approval and I was given a surgery date of January 16th 2020 (13 days before my birthday!) Fingers crossed all goes through 
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • Krestel

      Ok, now im getting old...my body gets me up at my normal 5am dog walk even when it's the weekend, vacation, and most importantly when I'm sick. So now that I have more energy, my body wants to make sure I suffer even longer during the day when I have a cold! Damn being healthy again! (:D)
      · 1 reply
      1. UphoseDep

        http://dev.x3dt.info/forum/profile.php?id=18137 ai us palm

    • GreenTealael

      At my Primary Physician appt, the Doc said you know you lost a whole person. When you started seeing me you were 265lbs now you're 148lbs.
      She's right... I lost the fun me 😂 Joking Joking Joking. It's amazing who keeps track when you don't like insurance and browsers feeds
      · 2 replies
      1. Orchids&Dragons

        I think you're fun! You must have been a firecracker before!

      2. GreenTealael

        I don't even drink anymore 😂

    • Krestel

      First head cold since the surgery....at least I know that my body is back to "normal". /sigh
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • SabrinaGoddess

      Dietitian scheduled 11/18
      Mental Evaluation scheduled 11/18
      OMG we moving forward
      All things working toward my Dec 9th surgery date!

      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
  • Trending Topics

  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs
    ×