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11 Feb 2009

Bloated stomach
Hi

I have been on Yasmin for 9months. And since starting it - I have had no periods. I do a pregnancy test almost every month to check - and all have been negative.

Since Friday my stomach has been bloated up quite badly - or feels much bigger and is uncomfortable. It has not gotten any better since then.

My last negative pregnancy test was on 24/12/200, I have had no other symptoms.Is it possible for pregnancy tests to be false negative or do you think there could be something else wrong other than a possible pregnancy?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear CBme
It is very strange that you do not menstruate on the Yasmin. You may have developed an ovarian cyst, and I think you should have a gyne examination and possible sonar of the ovaries to exclude this. The pregnancy tests we get these days will probably show up a positive pregnancy especially if you have been doing this repeatedly.
Dr Bets
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