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29 + 6 & getting the worst pains ever

(36 Posts)
purpleraindance Sat 24-Nov-12 16:33:03

in my left side like someone is stabbing me with a hot poker for the last 48 hours - no temp & my blood pressure is normal. not spoken to anyone prof yet as dont want to cause a fuss. have also had a yellowish/greenish discharge. baby is still tranverse so could it be growing pains? the pain wakes me up.

cookies & cream for anyone who can offer advice to a very worried mummy to be.....

Please go to a&e. Can never be to careful when ur pregnant!

Marne Sat 24-Nov-12 16:41:09

Phone the Maternity ward and explain what is happening, they might want you to go in to check you over. Good luck xx

CaroleService Sat 24-Nov-12 16:42:23

Go in NOW. Could be a placental abruption (I speak form experience).

LoopsInHoops Sat 24-Nov-12 16:43:05

go in right now.

Please let us all know your ok. Please go now and get yourself seen and don't be fobbed off u want a full check over! Good luck. X

As others have said, go in right now, or at the very least call the delivery ward / your midwife and explain what is happening. You need to be checked out, and if there is a risk that you might deliver prematurely, getting the steroid injections as soon as possible will massively improve your baby's chances.

Please call them / go now!

purpleraindance Sat 24-Nov-12 17:02:32

thanks guys, have phoned the out of hours midwife & waiting for a call back :'(

Use the time to get ur notes and a Change of clothes together in case U have to go in. If u don't hear back soon just go in anyway!!! Don't wait too long and if u r unhappy with anything she says then don't be afraid to go and get Urself checked out.

Did they call u back yet?

purpleraindance Sat 24-Nov-12 17:53:03

yes & told me ive probably overdone it so to have a hot bath & rest. just hope the paracetmol kicks in soon as although am not screaming in pain its stopping me from sleeping :'(

Hmmm did you tell them about the discharge? How is baby's movement?
If it continues, don't be afraid to call back / go in anyway - much better to be overcautious...

That's not really an answer is it sad she can't be sure she never even examined u . Don't accept that. Go get checked out. Maybe she's right but u cannot diagnose over phone.

MrsBungleBear Sat 24-Nov-12 17:58:40

With that colour of discharge OP you should go in. I am really surprised they didn't want to check you. I agree with the others, just go in anyway.

RooneyMara Sat 24-Nov-12 18:17:35

You could have an infection, that's obvious if she knows your symptoms and you should be there having swabs taken and also if the pain is that bad it could be a kidney infection or something else quite serious.

please don't take this person's answer and run with it - you NEED to be seen probably yesterday! Can you get to hopsital?

lovethesun1 Sat 24-Nov-12 18:20:47

Totally agree that with pain that's stopping you sleeping PLUS coloured discharge,you need to see someone & imho it's not something you can leave until Monday. Go get checked out-please!

I would advise you to ring again. If you get fobbed off with the same answer, go to the hospital - it really sounds like you need to be checked out.

RooneyMara Sat 24-Nov-12 18:24:44

Pain for an hour wouldn't have me so concerned, I've had various odd pains every time, but for 48 hours and it's waking you up AND you have nasty discharge, it's a no brainer sad

PLEASE go and be seen, you could be at risk, and so could baby x

thixotropic Sat 24-Nov-12 18:37:52

Speaking as someone who had complications from wk 28
And spent a lot of time as an in patient, seeing lots of mums to be come and go on the ward at all hours.

get to hospital now

Don't take no for an answer.

thixotropic Sat 24-Nov-12 18:40:30

Hope you are both ok.

iamwhaticallpregnant Sat 24-Nov-12 19:23:24

Getting quite emotional reading this thread as am too 29 weeks. I really really hope you are ok OP.

Hoping lack
Of reply means she's gone in sad hope u and baby r ok!!!

purpleraindance Sat 24-Nov-12 20:37:11

am curled up on sofa atm, if it continues will ring in again but mw really didnt sound concerned so dont want to cause a fuss. baby is moving as normal so thats a good sign. was told growing/muscle pains are part of being pregnant. will update later. thanks guys.

I had a transverse baby and yes I did get pain in the side ( although the right hand side as baby didn't like the left) so in itself the pain would t worry me too much. But the discharge is concerning. Green ish discharge can be sign of infection. Please don't think you are making a fuss. That is what they r there for!!!

myhandslooksoold Sat 24-Nov-12 21:08:16

Please go to hospital, my friend had an infection and ended up having her baby at 28 weeks. He is fine now thank heavens. She ignored the discharge she had in the week or so before labour, thinking it was part of normal pregnancy symptoms. Greenish yellowish does not sound right at all.

wifey6 Sat 24-Nov-12 21:28:33

Completely agree OP with what many/all the replies say..do get yourself checked out at hospital. You know your body so do not be fobbed off if you feel dissatisfied with what they tell you.
Hoping you are ok & all is well.

looneytune Sat 24-Nov-12 21:49:38

The colour of that discharge isn't right, sounds like infection, PLEASE go and get checked! X

Ebb Sat 24-Nov-12 21:54:06

I agree - go and get checked. I ignored a rather grim discharge with my first and had a group B strep infection. Luckily DS was ok ( waters started leaking, had routine swab, had DS, swab came back positive ) but I couldn't relax for ages with DS as I was so worried he'd get late onset strep. Better safe than sorry.

crunchingautumnleaves Sat 24-Nov-12 21:58:10

Did you say about the discharge to the midwife? No where have I read or heard that having yellow/green discharge is normal. Please please get yourself into hospital as soon as you can! It's could you can still feel your little one moving but that doesn't mean there isn't a problem. Most problems are easier to sort out/treat the sooner they are identified. Please pack a small overnight bag & get yourself into hospital. If you have any of the discharge on pants/pads/tissues, be sure to take that in too so they can see for themselves. Thinking of you but please please listen to everyone here & go in ASAP!

crunchingautumnleaves Sat 24-Nov-12 21:59:47

Oops, meant 'it's good you can feel little one moving'

looneytune Sun 25-Nov-12 16:30:42

How are you today OP?

How are you feeling ? X

purpleraindance Wed 28-Nov-12 09:53:43

thanks guys, after being fobbed off i saw my own mw who is lovely & she has sent off swabs/urine tests. also looks like i have pregnancy ibs & being a veggie not leaving me alot to eat. so living on toast & crisps & the pain seems to have died down.

crunchingautumnleaves Wed 28-Nov-12 12:43:48

So glad your own MW is taking things seriously & investigating further. Hopefully if there's an infection it can be cleared up quickly. Let us know how things go? Also sorry to hear about the IBS sad. Are you taking a pregnancy multivitamin tablet? Especially important with your diet so restricted at the moment. Most supermarkets do their own version fairly reasonably priced (most are fairly well labelled re veggie or not) & Pregnacare original (not the ones w capsules as they contain gelatine) are often 3 for 2 from a supermarket/Boots etc.

purpleraindance Wed 28-Nov-12 17:51:54

thanks :-) yes, have been on boots pregnacare since i found out i was pregnant but i suppose i wont put on much weight with my limited diet atm :-(

Glad your doing better smile try to eat properly though x

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