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15/11/2016 at 12:47
Last cycle I suffered from a MC. Instantly all of my pregnancy symptoms were gone and I had the full list. Cramping, spotting, implantation bleeding, nausea, aversions to food and smells, food cravings, sore breasts, darkened areoles, swelling ankles, extreme fatigue... You name a symptom I had it until the day of my MC.
Then roughly 2.5 weeks after my MC they all returned. But stronger. I have tested for pregnancy but currently the test is negative. My last pregnancy took two months to show up on the test.
I thought surely I couldn't be pregnant again so soon.
Yesterday I started spotting and then today I am having incredibly runny discharge/period. It seems to also be mixed with a little mucus. No clots whatsoever. Varies between a dark pink colour and kind of a browny pinkish red. I know that's not helpful but it's definitely not a bright red.
My question is not whether or not I could be pregnant but has anyone else experienced this type of watery period after a MC and what did it turn out to be. I am in America with my fiancé currently and return back to Australia in a couple of days where I'm going to undergo all the testing to see what happened re: MC as it's too expensive to do here and needing to know if other women have had a similar experience.
Thanks in advance!
15/11/2016 at 12:59
Sorry for your loss x
i had a miscarriage in July at 10 weeks and I am experiencing the same periods each month and they are getting lighter and lighter.... plus all the symptoms under the sun! I think our bodies look for it after a MC and we can trick ourselves.
i actually have a docs appointment this afternoon to ask for tests / check all is OK as my periods used to be very heavy and this cycle has just been runny dark brown, with streaks of mucus and a Tony bit of red.
15/11/2016 at 13:07
I am sorry for your loss as well!
Please let me know how you go! I have myself almost convinced it's just a hormone imbalance but at the same time I can't mistake these symptoms because I was pregnant so recently that I remember them.
And I sat awake most of last night because of extreme nausea and heartburn.
I had heavy implantation bleeding the first time I got pregnant so I don't know...
But I'm also wondering if it could just be something else making me so sick and not a pregnancy but all my googling only leads me back to the same conclusions that it is a pregnancy because of my other symptoms. Gah I wish my body was more responsive to pregnancy tests!
15/11/2016 at 13:18
Same here... my IB was heavier than this spotting i have now. Nausea, dizzy, tired and bloating and heartburn constantly! I had that too.... and the headaches :( part of my hopes that it's a late implant bleed but it arrived the same day as AF was due so just clutching at straws.
i will let you know if I get any answers at all
15/11/2016 at 13:24
I have my fingers crossed for you! And thank you!
15/11/2016 at 16:32
Well she just told me to take a pregnancy test and if was negative said it's probably just a hormonal blip! I asked for tests but she said to take it one step at a time so I guess will give it one more cycle....
did a FRES and got this, but it's not a postive.... will do the other one with FMU and then see.... maybe it is just hormones sorting themselves out
15/11/2016 at 17:11
Thanks for the update! Possible your levels may just now be high enough yet... Pregnancy is so annoying there's always so many "well it could be this, but it could also not be"'s.
I suspect my doc will tell me the same thing and tell me just to take a home test. I'm gonna and ask for a blood test as well because last time it took two months to show on the home pregnancy test.
Im just hoping that it's not something really sinister and that it's either a visble pregnancy or it's my body sorting itself out. I've never had a merits like this before or a MC so I'm not really sure what to expect.
15/11/2016 at 17:17
No this was my first too.... I think it's just hormones sorting themselves out but fingers crossed for you. It's not helping that I am getting dull aches and didn't get period pain with this bleed just a burning pain on one side.
Will do the 2nd test tomorrow and after that just try and get on as normal. Am not tracking any more this month as was getting too stressed out over it
15/11/2016 at 17:31
Yeah I can totally see why you think you might be. I got the pain on one side too with my last pregnancy but I also got a really severe stabbing pain which makes me think I had an ectopic pregnancy. I'm sure we will both have answers soon and if it doesn't happen this time for us both it'll happen when the time is right.
But yes yes best thing for both of us to do is to stress less and just take care of ourselves. :) Good luck chasing the allusive positive and thank you again for reaching out. I feel much better just being able to talk about it with someone who is experiencing similar!
15/11/2016 at 17:34
Good luck to you too :) we will get there in the end. X
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