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05/01/2016 at 17:58
Hi, I'm brand new here and like most threads that I've seen, I'm looking for a little reassurance or just your own personal experiences.
While I was on BC, my period was like clockwork, every 28 days. Since coming off BC in August of '15, it's not quite as exact but it runs anywhere from 27-29 days. I've never been irregular, even before BC.
My last period started 11/22 and I was due to start again on 12/18. My nipples became REALLY sensitive and sore about 10 days before, which was unusual. Then, my period never came. So I did 2 AHPT on Christmas Day (a week after my period was due), one first thing in the morning and the second later that afternoon. Both were positive. :) As close as I can figure, I'm about 5 weeks right now.
The next Wednesday I started spotting a little, just enough to see on the paper after wiping, and it was old blood.
However, the next few days the spotting increased, not to the level of period flow, but to about 60% or so. The blood has been anywhere from old, brownish looking to bright red/pink. I've also had some mucousy dark clots.
Almost a week later (today) and I'm still bleeding. Not soaking pads through, but I do change them in the morning and late evening. One oddity is that I don't bleed very much at all overnigth, which is very different from my period. But then it seems like I make up for it in the am and bleed a little heavier than the rest of the day.
One last bit - took a pregnancy test yesterday morning, after a couple days of moderate bleeding, and the test showed a strong positive.
I know there's not a lot medical providers can do right now, so I'm trying to be patient and I'll take another test in a week or so, but I wanted to see if the group had any thoughts or experiences like this.
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