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ckc Sat 04-Oct-08 23:47:14

Me and DH have been ttc for nearly 2 years now and for the first time this month i tried an opk it said i ovulated around the 22nd and 23rd of this month we had sex most morning for a week and four days after with some evenings now tonight i have light spotting but periods not due until tue as i have a 30-31 day cycle my breasts are really sore and two nights ago i was that cold in bed i thought i was coming down with something, could it be possible i have just started my periods early any advice

HeyThereGeorgieGirl Sun 05-Oct-08 10:41:56

I'm not sure that I'm qualified to give you any advice as your symptoms could mean a number of things. The spotting could be implantation bleeding. Or it could be a slight disturbence in your cycle, especially if you are coming down with something. I think the only thing you can do is sit it out and wait until your period is due. If no period, then test away and I hope you get a BFP. Sorry, not much help. But have fingers crossed for uyou that your symptoms are the right ones for a pg!

AttilaTheMeerkat Sun 05-Oct-08 10:48:16

Hi ckc

If you have been ttc for nearly two years without success there is likely to be a problem regarding conception with either one or both of you.

Spotting between periods should be checked out medically to ascertain the cause; it is often not serious but it should be looked into all the same.

You are well beyond using opk's at this stage; they are not all that helpful really. The problem with opk's as well is that they can give multiple positive results; not all surges are automatically followed by ovulation.

I would speak to your GP asap and ask for a referral to a hospital's subfertility unit. Both of you should be tested further, you need a diagnosis of the problem first and foremost.

AttilaTheMeerkat Sun 05-Oct-08 10:50:22

If you have ever had severe period pains this ought to be investigated further by a gynae as well.

You cannot afford to be fobbed off - insist on a referral.

ckc Sun 05-Oct-08 19:32:11

cheers folks got appointment this week at docs anyway from my last post responses will just wait till tue and see whats

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