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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 brown bleeding. Now I have sore breasts, fatigue, food cravings, extra vaginal discharge, and major bloating but 3 negative urine tests. I think the abnormal period made me believe i was pregnant so therefor my body started to believe it and gave me symptoms with no baby in the oven. That's a phantom pregnancy.

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Your westie dog is having a phantom pregnancy?

She'll be fine.

You know someone who might be having a phantom pregnancy and feels lots of movement and being sick and you have felt the movements myself is this a phantom pregnancy?


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What is a phantom pregnancy in dogs?

Phantom pregnancy, also called a pseudo-pregnancy or a false pregnancy, is where a dog appears to be pregnant but is not actually pregnant.

If you have a phantom pregnancy will the pregnancy test be positive?

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.

I know someone who might be having a phantom pregnancy and feels lots of movement and being sick and i have felt the movements myself is this a phantom pregnancy?

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.

Can you still have positive pregnancy tests with phantom pregnancies?

yes because to have the phantom pregnancy your body secretes pregnancy hormones which is what pregnancy tests look for

Why has our rabbit been making a nest for about a week now?

Well ... Its Either Pregnant Or Its Having A Phantom Pregnancy.

Can a dog have a phantom pregnancy?

Yes, dogs can have phantom or pseudopregnancies.

Can you have a phantom pregnancy while your tubes are tied and how would I know its not real?

A phantom pregnancy is caused by psychological problems, a woman is so convinced she is pregnant she develops all or most of the symptoms of a true pregnancy. In part the physical changes are caused by hormonal changes. The hormonal changes are not so easily understood. Women with phantom pregnancy are absolutely convinced that they are pregnant. Even a negative pregnancy test and a negative ultrasound scan are not sufficient to shake their belief.Phantom pregnancy is not at all common. True phantom pregnancy is thought to have a deep psychological basis, strong enough to bring about the hormonal changes which cause the display of the physical features such as absence of periods, breast engorgement and abdominal swelling which is merely gaseous distension of the bowel. A woman having a phantom pregnancy will even feel the nonexistent baby moving. A woman does not have to be fertile or even sexually active to suffer from a phantom pregnancy. Women having a phantom pregnancy need a knowledgeable psychotherapist, who is able to work with her and bring her back into reality gently, as the she would be extremely fragile, emotionally.

How can you tell if you are pregnant or not without taking a pregnancy test?

By having a ultrasound scan when you are over 6 weeks into your suspected pregnancy. Or by having a blood test.

Phantom pregnancy in female horses?

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.

How can you tell if your having a boy or girl dering pregnancy?

You can't just ''tell''. you wait for your scan..

What are all the symptoms of a phantom pregnancy?

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 months.Scroll down to related links and look at "False pregnancy - Wikipedia"

What are the causes of phantom pregnancy?

The exact causes of phantom pregnancy are actually still unknown. It is thought that it is simply the body tricking a person into thinking that they are pregnant.Either being desperate to be pregnant and being unable to get pregnant, or having had sex and being really guilty about it.

What is experiencing symptoms of pregnancy when you're not pregnant?

It is called a Phantom pregnancy.

What are the signs of a phantom pregnancy in a rabbit?

The main sign of phantom pregnancy is nesting. The bunny will start to pluck out the hair on her chest and tummy to build the nest with. In the case of some rabbits they will pull hair out of a bonded mate to nest build also. You will often see a nesting bunny frantically running around with a mouth full of hay to take to her nest. If you bunny is nesting without reason (i.e. she has not been bred, she is spayed, she has not had any contact with a male) then you can pretty much be sure it is a phantom pregnancy. A phantom or false pregnancy can be detected in several ways. If you have not bred your doe you KNOW it is a false pregnancy. If she goes over 32 days it is a false pregnancy. You can palpate at 15 days and if you do not feel babies but she insists on nesting you will know it is a false or phantom pregnancy. A doe having a false pregnancy will nest just like a doe that is pregnant. I have witnessed some that tend to go overboard nearly stripping themselves naked because no babies come. The doe that you determine to be having a phantom or false pregnancy should be bred immediately. There should be no 'bonded mate' for a doe with phantom pregnancy every rabbit should have it's own cage.

Can sheep have phantom pregnancy?


Can sheep have a phantom pregnancy?


What happens if you have had your rabbits for ages but then makes nest and they are girls?

IF YOU ARE SURE they are all girls then one is probably having a phantom or false pregnancy.

Why is there some liqued coming out of your dogs niples when you squeez them?

She might be in pup and getting close to having them or going though a phantom pregnancy .

Do pregnancy tests come up positive if it is a phantom pregnancy?

no... that kind of pregnancy is all in your head

How do you know if im having an ectopic pregnancy?

Only an ultrasound will tell you for sure.

Do guys get pregnancy symptoms?

I have heard that men can have phantom pregnancy's in sympathy of their partner!

What is the other name of imagery pregnancy?

If you meant 'imaginary' pregnancy - it's also known as a 'phantom pregnancy'