A 18-year-old female asked:
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started metformin 500mg for prediabetes and pcos and got 1 period last month. i missed it this month. is this normal or is pregnancy a possibility?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy.
Answered on Jul 14, 2015

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