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What Was The Difference Between Premenstrual And Pregnancy Signs?

What Was The Difference Between Premenstrual And Pregnancy Signs?

What were your experiences with pcos... early pregnancy signs versus premestrual symptoms? And what were your early pregnancy signs?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Hey! Everyone is a little different. I don't often have intense pms symptoms outside of cramps. With early pregnancy I've found my symptoms have been pretty much what most sources say they will be. The pcos doesn't seem to make a big difference in that way. It's been nausea, major sore breasts, and occasionally more annoyed at dumb things (which can be pms for sure). Smells can also be stronger. Not consistently, but in big wafts of air. Very early on (before my BFP) I had cramping somewhat like I would for my period. It was the same intensity, but usually to one side and at brief intervals. With pms my cramps are pretty consistent pain and discomfort until things get started.

posted about 1 year ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Good luck! If your cycles are irregular (as is often the case woth pcos) it can be hard to know when to test because its not always obvious when you've missed your period. If thats the case and you aren't yet, you may find it helpful to track signs of ovulation. I did bbt and opk in tandem with one another. Once we had a good sign of ovulation, we tested 14 days (and 16 days) after we had a few signs of ovulation.

posted about 1 year ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I have crazy pelvic pain sometimes & ultrasounds dont ever see cysts. I get nausea & sore boobs with my pms symptoms too sonits pretty crazy. Even some smells or food will make me nauseous that i usually love. So, it would be so hard to actually tell the difference for me

posted about 1 year ago
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