When a woman has pregnancy symptoms but tests negative in pregnancy tests, and the doctor has ruled out pregnancy, it may be a psychological pregnancy.
Among the symptoms of psychological pregnancy we can find:
- Increased breast size and areola.
- Darkening of the skin.
- Increase in the size of the abdomen and weight.
- Nausea and gastric problems.
- Sleep disturbances.
In the case of psychological pregnancy, the patient may need psychological therapy with or without medication.
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By Ana Mª Villaquirán Villalba M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Clara Miret Lucio B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Juan José Espinós Gómez M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 10/20/2021