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Stuffy nose and a sore throat a symptom?

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nichib83 Fri 31-Jan-14 20:08:05

Hi all. Yesterday I had a stuffy nose and a very sore throat. It was gone when I woke up and now, this evening it's back with a vengeance! I was sick a couple of hours ago but I have no idea if that's because my throat is feeling tight (hoping it's pregnancy of course!). I have googled the nose and throat thing and was surprised that a lot of pregnant women have reported it too. I just wanted to know if any of you have had this before/have it now X

MolotovCocktail Fri 31-Jan-14 20:12:02

Sorry, but no, not for me. I had a stuffy nose much later into my second prrgnancy, but believe this was caused by the narrowing of blood vessels. I didn't have a sore throat. I would attribute your symptoms to a cold.

Of course you could be pg, but don't pin your hopes on these symptoms.

StrawberryMojito Fri 31-Jan-14 20:15:34

I didn't.

nichib83 Fri 31-Jan-14 20:16:52

I have three sons already....but I can't remember hardly anything about the tww!! My youngest is almost 5 so it was a long time ago. Well, I'm hoping that this is a sign!! Thank you smile

Bangonthedoor Fri 31-Jan-14 20:23:46

Hi, I'm also on another thread!

For me AF is due on the 5th and 10dpo today I think. Bfn today.

I also came down with a stuffy nose/sore throat a few days back and have broken out in spots and crying all the time. We are ttc #2 so also know from experience that the only way to know for sure is a bfp!! (Annoyingly)

I'm hoping these are all good signs though! Going to test again Monday.

Good luck!

nichib83 Fri 31-Jan-14 20:29:22

We have a very similar cycle! I will be testing monday (I think!!). I will be 15dpo then! Well, fingers crossed for both of us. Keep in touch! I really hope this horrid nose/throat is a positive thing! Good luck to you too!!! X

Bumpforme2014 Fri 31-Jan-14 21:51:33

I have stuffy nose at night since ovulation and dry/sore throat last few days as well. I got my BFP a couple of days ago so was a sign for me. Sore throat worse today!

Bangonthedoor Sat 01-Feb-14 06:00:20

Ooh congrats bump! Gives me some hope yet!!

nichib83 Sat 01-Feb-14 08:55:30

Congratulations!! And thanks, here's hoping for us too!

Bangonthedoor Mon 03-Feb-14 14:47:11

How you getting on nichib83?

HungryHorace Mon 03-Feb-14 15:16:45

I've had coldy symptoms both times I've got pregnant, from about OV onwards.

Good luck.

eurochick Mon 03-Feb-14 15:30:59

Yes, both times I have got a BFP I have felt like I was coming down with something and had a bit of a stuff nose - always around 6/7dpo.

nichib83 Mon 03-Feb-14 15:47:12

Not due to test until friday or Saturday!! Tested this morning (way too early) and of course bfn!! How are you doing? xx

Bangonthedoor Tue 04-Feb-14 18:18:20

Let us know how you get on at the weekend smile

I'm ok, just hate the waiting. AF due tomorrow.

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