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Phantom Pregnancy

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Phantom pregnancy is the psychological condition that occurs when a female experiences pregnancy symptoms but is not pregnant.
Phantom Pregnancies A phantom pregnancy (also known as a false pregnancy, pseudocyesis spurious pregnancy, imaginary pregnancy, hysterical pregnancy, wind in the bowels, or grossesse nerveuse) is where you have many of the signs and symptoms associated with pregnancy but are not pregnant. Here is s…
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A ultrasound can and your doctor can tell if you're having a phantom pregnancy. Pregnancy tests will be negative and there will be nothing to see on ultrasound.   I think I am experiencing a phantom pregnancy too. My period was over a week late but it was nothing but a couple days of br…
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me and my sister both have, she took 13 hpt and 2 blood before a pos with her first, no she is almost 5 months and went through this all over again except this time she was actually having her period she got her pos. the month she missed and when ultra sound was done it proved all the other test wer…
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Answer A chemical pregnancy is a flase pregnancy in a way as there is no fetus there its just your body thinking its pregnancy and actually doing everything pregnant bodies do. Its very strange. But the only way to get a false positive pregnancy test is if your taking medication containing HCG. …
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Answerhttp://www.coolnurse.com/birthcontrol.htm http://www.crisispregnancy.com/birth-mother/pregnancy-questions.html http://www.epigee.org/guide/medfaq.html   AnswerIf you know you are pregnant, and you are constipated, that is very common.If you are just constipated and you are wondering if …
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it was hard but this really worked for me:1) every time you start thinking "awe, i have a little baby inside me" then just say in your head over & over "I'm not pregnant" slowly until you are thinking about something else (do this each & every time).2) if your stomach is starting to "look" p…
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yes they are called false pregnancies
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After the rabbit mated, it will take 30 or 31 or 32 days until your doe gives birth. About a month.
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Since phantom pregnancy is a false pregnancy, I advice that every woman should try to note the date her menstrual cycle start n ends, by so doing when missed she Can detect whether she is pregnant or not.
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The only difference between a phantom pregnancy and a real pregnancy is that with a phantom pregnancy you are not actually carrying a baby and you will usually have a period and a negative pregnancy test. You will have the same symptoms as a regular pregnancy and they can last at least as long as 7 …
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Yes, you can. It's called hysterical pregnancy. It's where you think you are pregnant so much that you start actually getting the symptoms of pregnancy, including morning sickness. If you think you are pregnant for sure, though, you should always take a test or go to a doctor.
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from webmd.com so, *yes*. HEARD of. God, you people. Symptoms of False PregnancyWomen with pseudocyesis have many of the same symptoms as those who are actually pregnant, including:Interruption of the menstrual periodSwollen bellyEnlarged and tender breasts, changes in the nipples, and possibly mi…
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The phantom of the opera's real name is Erik, but if you mean his real real name then its Gerard Butler.
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Only if you act on your thoughts by going a sleeping with a male and allowing him to ejaculate inside you - otherwise no - thinking cannow make one pregnant
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Sheep have a gestational period (time of pregnancy) of 145 days.
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If your pregnancy test is positive then most likely you are. You would be more likely to get a false negative rather than a false positive. If you are unsure, you can request a beta HCG test from your doctor. This will measure the HCG hormone in your blood system which is an indicator of pregnancy. …
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The hormonal cycle of the bitch assumes that pregnancy has occurred after every cycle, whether or not a mating has taken place. She will therefore experience the physiological changes of pregnancy over the next 2 months. She will have an increase in progesterone production, milk production and an in…
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A horse who is experiencing a phantom pregnancy will have symptoms of an actual pregnancy. These symptoms include the horse being tired with a puffed up stomach.
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Yes. In a phantom pregnancy, the body is tricked into feeling like it is pregnant. Consequently the same hormones present in a real pregnancy will be present in the body of someone who is undergoing a phantom pregnancy, and these hormones are what a pregnancy test detects.
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Phantom pregnancy is dogs is also called false pregnancy. During this the dog behaves as if she were pregnant. Signs of false pregnancy include the dog getting milk, nesting behavior, and she may carry around a doll or stuffed animal. She can sometimes be whiny as well.
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Canine false pregnancy (or pseudocyesis) occurs after your dog has been in heat. This is because the hormone levels remain high to support pregnancy even if your dog has not been bred. Dogs may use blankets (or something similar) to make a 'nest.' They also may begin to treat toys (or similar items)…
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it can be caused by the desperate need to get pregnant..sorry I don't know more, hope this helped alittle! x
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Phantom pregnancy, also called a pseudo-pregnancy or a false pregnancy, is where a dog appears to be pregnant but is not actually pregnant.
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because you're pregnant and lactating? if you're not then go see a doctor.
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A phantom pregnancy has many of the same signs as a true pregnancy, including weight gain, abdominal distention and nesting behavior. However, the dog also can show abnormal heat cycles.
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You would have to be no less than 3 months pregnant to feel any movement. The first movements you will feel will not feel like a baby kicking, it will feel more like flutters. If your pregnancy tests are still negative then you are not pregnant, if you think you are far enough along to feel fetal mo…
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I'm not exactly sure. However, I might be having one right now. I'm a virgin and I'm worried sick that I'm pregnant. I have OCD and when someone is having a phantom pregnancy, they have all the symptoms and some even go into to labor (but of course there's no baby). Causes of a Phantom Pregnancy is …
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You generally use the restroom to urinate or to defecate. You might also use it for fixing your hair, brushing your teeth, washing your face, and washing your hands. You might also use it if you have to vomit.
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No at three months it is most unlikely to have milk in the breasts. well im about three months and ive got breast milk so yes it can happen it just means that your body produces much faster and alot more
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The only way to really settle this one is to see your doctor and have a blood test.
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Answer Period delay isn't a definite sign of pregnancy. Lots of things can cause a period to be late. I am normally a very regular person and I have been late the last two months. If you are still unsure, take a home pregnancy test and find out for sure. In the first couple of weeks-you can exper…
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Yes you could very well ne pregant, I would take a home prego test or go to the doctor! I myself have started spotting only being ten days late mine might very well be my period starting.....welp good luck!
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no matter how faint the positive is it means u are pregnant, i wasnt due my period for 3 days im now 4 months pregnant lol do another test but you will be pregnant
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As strange as it may seem, there are women that are so out of touch with their own bodies that they have not known that they are pregnant until ready to give birth. Not realising you are pregnant is more common in young women who do not know much about their own bodies and therefore miss the signs, …
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Several factors can cause you to miss a period, or have a late period. Changes in diet, medications, missed birth control pills (or doubled up pills) as well as stress or health conditions could affect you missing a period. It is best to consult your doctor with any questions you may have if you mis…
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yes u can because your body already ovulated or is ovulated. and its very possible to get pregnant...
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The hormonal cycle of the female dog assumes that pregnancy has occurred after every cycle, whether or not a mating has taken place. She will therefore experience the physiological changes of pregnancy over the next 2 months. She will have an increase in progesterone production, milk production and …
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It can mean thert you're only SLIGHTLY pregnant, meaning you'll only have a slight baby. probably just the legs and an arm.
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I believe that is impossible you hcg levels cant rise unless your pregnant
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Yes, dogs can have phantom or pseudopregnancies.
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Yes. I've had these several times, although it doesn't last more than a month (at least for me), because I've wanted to be pregnant so badly that my mind affected my body and aided in a delayed period - even though I wasn't pregnant.
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She'll be fine.
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Yes they can. That happened to me once but I wasn't pregnant.
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take another test and if that doesn't work then talk to a doctor
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I've felt it with my hands and even watched my entire stomach roll as though I were eight months along. I've read other responses where husbands could feel their wives phantom movements despite seeing a sonogram that shows she was never pregnant.
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If it is a phantom pregnancy you should not be able to feel the movements too. Either your friend is pregnant or has IBS or another medical condition. Either way your friend should be examined by a doctor.
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In dogs, the post-estrus hormones automatically swing into "pregnancy mode" regardless of whether or not the dog is actually pregnant. This results in a pseudopregnancy (also called false pregnancy or phantom pregnancy), during which the female will go through the hormonal swings and physiologic cha…
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it sounds like you may indeed be in the early stages of pregnancy, in which case the sore breasts are normal, faint positives are normal, the brown discharge is even normal! The colour of the discharge is due to the fact that any pregnancy that may be present is gaining weight day by day and in doi…
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Yes. The shower wont do anything and there's always pre-cum.
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This is probably not pregnancy. Bloating and feelings in your ovary are typical of menstruation. If you were pregnant, symptoms would most likely include morning sickness and lack of a period for two cycles.
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A woman can get pregnant at any age, so long as she is still getting a period and has not entered into menopause. If you are trying to conceive and having problems, you may want to consult your OB, to check your hormone levels. Women in their 40's may need hormone treatments or other forms of medica…
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if you have never have actual sex before & the penis has never actually spermed anywhere near your vagina then you aren't pregnant. but you better stop worrying so much otherwise your mind will tell your body that you are pregnant, your body will listen, & you will be a baby-less pregnant wo…
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You mean false pregnancies?? Yes.
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It is best to consult your OBGYN for the correct answer for you and your situation. But I have heard from doctors myself that a person should wait 3 cycles before trying again, thereby letting the body get back to normal. But again ask your doctor for the best answer. Good luck!!
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Very likely, people do it all the time.
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Also called a false pregnancy. Doe thinks she is (or wants to be ) pregnant. She will show all the signs and even build a nest. This is a good time to breed her.
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Yes! If you suspect you are pregnant and the test was neg, wait 3 days to 1 week and test again.
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Yes! In fact you should! You produce antibodies to your illness that you will pass on to your child. You will notice that your child will not get nearly as sick as you or your husband.
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Yes. You can have an ultra sound but most Dr's will not do one unless you have been confirmed pregnant by a blood and/or a urine test.
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Pain may last for years, and tends to be intermittent rather than constant. Pain may last up to 10-14 hours a day and can vary in severity from mild to debilitating
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When you have had negative urine results, negative blood tests, negative ultrasound and clear on vaginal ultrasound, an exam by your OB/GYN telling you uterus is down low and normal then slap yourself. When that much medical science says you are not pregnant then you are not or that chances are so s…
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yes you can because a phantom pregnancy is controlled by your mental state and mindtrust me i have plenty of them sometimes it take an ultrasound to prove to a woman she is not pregnant not nice
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you cant really you technically need a period to be fertile because if you are producing eggs when they are not being fertilised they need to be washed out by bleeding but that doesnt mean you cannot get pregnant if you write down any pains and twinges you should be able to see when your body is ovu…
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No, when pregnant you can live a perfectly normal life. Just avoid certain foods like raw meat, fish and eggs, alcohol and caffeine and too much sugar. Sex is safe unless a doctor say otherwise and exercise is something that is always good for you, especially swimming. Avoid really heavy lifting.
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In rabbits, the term is "false" pregnancy, not "phantom" pregnancy. Hormones cause false pregnancies. False pregnancies are stressful on rabbits. If you have a female rabbit, please consider spaying her. There are many behavioural and health benefits to spaying your rabbit. See the related link belo…
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The tought of you wanting a baby so bad and getting so attached to wanting a baby with your parthner
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Somewhat, they have been proven to raise the chances of both participants dying during birth process.
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Your veterinarian will be your best friend in this, because the best way to distinguish a pseudopregnancy from a true pregnancy is through ultrasound examination of the uterus, or through X-ray imaging of the abdomen in late pregnancy.
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