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26 Feb 2009

Trying to Conceive
Hello Doc,

I am trying to conceive and have been trying since Dec 2008. A bit of background - I had the Mirena removed Sept 2008 after having had it for 4 years. During this period I no longer menustrated. Four years prior I was treated for endo. and 3 weeks after the operation treating my endo and removing my copper coil, I had a serious infection and had to have one of my ovaries removed via emergency op. Then Sept 2008 my husband and I decided we wanted to try and conceive. Went to my gynae how discovered a cyst 8 x 5 on my ovary. As I only have one he treated it with the pill Yasmin for three months. That ended early December and I immediately had my first " period"  during dec. Jan 2009 my gynae gave me the all clear.

I have now been recording my periods. Dec = 28CD (3 day mens). Next one started 5 Jan to 31 Jan which then put me on a 26CD (2 day mens). This month I started on the 31 Jan to what I am to believe the 23 Feb putting me on a 23CD. This month I only experienced spotting sunday night, followed by a light flow and the following day exceptionally light spotting. Could that have been my period ??? or possibly implantation bleeding. I tested today and the pregnancy test was negative. I am very confused how to map out this coming month with my cycles so different. Is there a possibility I might still be pregnant or should I be concerned with my cycles and go and see my gynae ??

Your advise would be greatly appreciated.
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01 Jan 0001

It is not uncommon for cycles to be irregular for the first few months after stopping the Pill. I would suggest that you see your gynaecologist if the cycle hasn't stabilised in the next 2 months.

Best wishes
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