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I am age 45 have been experiencing hot flashes for the past 4month a have been gaining a lot of weight..my partner and I are sexually active and have not been using any protection..now my hot flashes have stopped altogether..can I be pregnant?


If you have not been using contraception, you could certainly be pregnant. Please take a home pregnancy test and/or make an appointment with an obstetrician/gynecologist.

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Linda A Bernhard, PhD, RN Linda A Bernhard, PhD, RN
Professor Emeritus
College of Nursing
The Ohio State University