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Symptoms of psychological pregnancy

Symptoms of psychological pregnancy

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:

  • Amenorrhea.
  • Increased breast size and areola.
  • Darkening of the skin.
  • Increase in the size of the abdomen and weight.
  • Nausea and gastric problems.
  • Sleep disturbances.
  • Cravings.

In the case of psychological pregnancy, the patient may need psychological therapy with or without medication.

By MD, MSc (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BSc, MSc (psychologist).
Last Update: 10/20/2021