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Am i having an Early Miscarriage or an Early period

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LilySnape Fri 29-Apr-16 04:57:46

Bit of an upsetting post and i don't know where else to post this. I think im having a miscarriage, I haven't done a pregnancy test to see if im pregnant yet but if i am i could only be 3 weeks PG max. I started bleeding heavily yesterday when i woke up its come out of nowhere my period is regular as clockwork and isn't due until the 7th may !! i had no symptoms prior to the bleed starting but its been a few hours now and cramping has started and im having blood clots and feel dizzy and a feeling this isn't right !!
do i need to go to A&E or my GP and should i do a test ? Someone please advise i don't know what to do and I've been up all night worrying and googling sad

Expatmomma Fri 29-Apr-16 06:11:05

Hi Lily

I am so sorry to hear this.

Is it possible that you are not 3 weeks but 7 weeks pregnant?

Was your last period 3 weeks ago different to usual? Maybe lighter or shorter? Maybe it was not a real period (same happened to me).

Your description sounds like a heavy period or possibly a mc at 7 weeks but not a mc at 3 weeks.

I had a mc at 6-7 weeks and it felt like you are describing plus I could feel my cervix contracting\opening. Sorry for the detail.

You could try a preg test but there may no longer be hormones to detect. These are more likely to he seen on a blood test.

Could you call the GP this morning and ask their advice?

My thoughts are with you.

LilySnape Fri 29-Apr-16 06:28:54

my last period ended on 10th april and it was normal i can pick up on abnormalities with them usually and it was a fairly medium flow if it had been lighter id have suspected pregnancy i don't think a pregnancy would have survived the flow i had but this one now _is super heavy and has clots and stuff and its way to early and doesn't feel anything like my normal periods i usually have stomach cramps a week or so before a period and during but with this bleeding i haven't felt any cramps in the last 4hrs there we're a few last night but nothing since im gonna phone 101 later and ask their advice and do a pregnancy test my mind is all over the place thinking of reason's my period could have flipped dates so suddenly

LilySnape Fri 29-Apr-16 17:19:50

I've done 2 tests both negative and the blood is really clotted and foul smelling so bf is taking me to A&E for tests

LilySnape Fri 29-Apr-16 19:56:55

Sat in A&E nearly cried saying the word miscarriage to the receptionist we have a 2hr wait ahead sad

Expatmomma Fri 29-Apr-16 23:03:32

Hi Lily,

Probably you are in the best place.

Hopefully a gynae will be able to see what is going on.

Were you TTC? Please don't answer if you don't want to.

If you are TTC I hope that it happens soon.

To reassure you when I was about 32 I suddenly started getting periods just as you describe. I literally could not leave the bathroom!

The gynae scanned me and found that my uterus lining was 4 times thicker than usual.

A 2 month course of progesterone and It cleared up and periods have been light ever since (several years ago).

Maybe you are experiencing something similar?

I hope you soon get answers and feel better.

CoffeeCoffeeAndLotsOfIt Sat 30-Apr-16 11:53:33

How are you doing OP?

LilySnape Fri 13-May-16 01:54:47

Hi sorry for late reply i had a misscarriage on 28th april and I was 4 weeks pregnant sad me and dp have decided now is the right time for children and to TTC so onwards and upwards

Expatmomma Fri 13-May-16 04:47:35

Oh Lily so sorry to hear that.
But excited for you that you are going to TTC. Good luck smile

LilySnape Fri 13-May-16 07:51:39

Thanks hoping it happens soon smile

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