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17/09/2013 at 23:45
Almost as soon as I got my BFP I got a healthy dose of thrush. I normally only get that from anti-biotics. I also had some peachy/orangey/pinky blood.
A few weeks back I noticed blood when I wiped after the toilet - specifically a bowel movement. Initially I assumed it was piles. It took me about 3 occasions across about 2 weeks to notice it was vaginal blood. It was pretty pale though, and not much there.
It's got worse, and this evening really shocked me with how much and how bright.
I'm obviously really worried about this. I've felt a lessening of symptoms which has petrified me in itself, and now this. I've my 12 wk scan Monday and even if we were fortunate enough to see good things at the scan, I worry about what this bleeding signifies and whether I may have other issues later.
Does anyone have any experience of this? Or any reassurance? I did a lot of googling that led me to various posts elsewhere and it was mostly bad news so I've had to stop, I'm worried enough!
18/09/2013 at 00:38
Are you straining? It could be as simple as it’s irritating your cervix. Try not to panic. I know it’s easier said than done though.
Bleeding doesn’t always signify anything, sometimes it just happens.
18/09/2013 at 06:33
There are lots of ladies on here who have experienced this and gone on to have healthy babies so try not to panic as hard as that sounds. Lessening of symptoms is also quite common in the run up to the twelve week scan.. It happened to me.. I fully expected to be told there was no baby but all was fine.
Could you contact your Epu and see if you can get seen quicker?
18/09/2013 at 07:36
If you are bleeding bright red blood call your epu, Counter. But as you know it could be nothing and symptoms do start to ease towards 12 weeks x
18/09/2013 at 07:46
I'd call your EPU, it's probably nothing but best to be checked out and it will stop you worrying.
18/09/2013 at 09:44
Thanks ladies. I've tried 7 times so far but they're engaged or ringing out, or the only person working is in with a patient. it's so hard being at work and trying to call for things like this. It actually just winds me up, which doesn't help matters, lol.
18/09/2013 at 10:47
Got through, no availability until Monday. :(
18/09/2013 at 15:58
Call your midwife? If it gets worse and/or painful then you could go to a and e?
18/09/2013 at 17:02
Hope all is ok Counter, fx it is just one of those (extremely worrying) things. I would also call your MW for advice and just in case she can get you seen.
18/09/2013 at 17:21
I was freaking out at work, getting nothing done and feeling sick with worry, not to mention totally moody with lovely people, lol, so I talked the lady at the private clinic in to letting me show up end of day to be squeezed in.
We've just left and everything is fine! I feel a total EEJIT. Size is fine, heartbeat, movement, placenta position, all fine. He (or she) gave us a wave whilst bouncing around! They can't see a reason for the bleeding. She suggested I mention it at my nuchal scan and keep a note of when and how much etc. she said it might be something that's passed and just not enough to see at this stage.
I'm so relieved, didn't really believe it at first. Burst in to tears, obviously!
Thanks ladies x
18/09/2013 at 17:24
Ah what a relief, well done for getting yourself seen. Now take it easy and get waited on hand and foot tonight, just because you can x
18/09/2013 at 17:30
So pleased to see this update x
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18/09/2013 at 18:49
Great stuff :)
18/09/2013 at 19:39
Fantastic update, glad you have had your worries put to rest Counter.
18/09/2013 at 20:44
I would call your EPU but here is my positive story - in all three pregnancies I strained to poo and it resulted in bright red bleeding. On three occasions with number 2 and twice with number 3. So there can be a good outcome. Fingers crossed for you. x
18/09/2013 at 23:04
So glad it was all OK Counter, great news :)
19/09/2013 at 09:12
Glad that all is well :)
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