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Sore throat/cold symptoms before getting a BFP?

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wrinklyraisin Wed 07-Sep-11 17:22:54

I'm 11/12 dpo and have a nasty sore throat and low grade fever and just feel rotten and run down. Has anyone else had this happen around this time and gone on to get a BFP? I have been through 6 cycles so far and this is new. No one around me has a bug I could have caught, and Dr Google seems to think it's fairly "normal" in very early pg as the immune system is weaker. I don't want to get my hopes up but it would be interesting to hear if anyone else had this?

roz1982 Wed 07-Sep-11 17:25:55

Yes the same thing happened to me felt really rough like virus or flu or something and didn't realise until latercthat I was preg at the time! I was about three weeks in. Good luck!

wrinklyraisin Wed 07-Sep-11 17:30:59

Thanks Roz, that's both encouraging and terrifying lol... I also feel on the verge of tears today, am going to put that one down to lack of sleep and feeling like death!

LikeACandleButNotQuite Wed 07-Sep-11 17:31:23

Yep! I got raging flu for about 4/5 days over easter, got my BFP a few days later. When I finally announced (end of may) SIL said "I thought you might be, as you got terrible flu and that's what I had just as I got pg".

Weird, never thought there was a link til now

Missgiraffe1 Wed 07-Sep-11 17:33:20

Yes! I started with a sore throat then cold symptoms about 2 days berfore getting my BFP. Still have the damn symptoms and that was last Monday!
Good luck!

wrinklyraisin Wed 07-Sep-11 17:34:18

It seems to be pretty common, I have spent the last few nights googling. Can't sleep at night and when I do I have nightmares. But I could snuggle into my bed right now and pass out for hours.

wrinklyraisin Wed 07-Sep-11 17:35:36

Congrats Miss Giraffe!!! smile

LikeACandleButNotQuite Wed 07-Sep-11 17:36:35

It may just be a cold,but has equal chance of being start of pg. Get your butt down to the shop for a test, and keep us up to date! Good luck smile

roz1982 Wed 07-Sep-11 17:38:59

I second that. Test test test!x

LikeACandleButNotQuite Wed 07-Sep-11 17:48:24

phew roz, posted and thought "too pushy?" but glad you agree. Am hooked!

roz1982 Wed 07-Sep-11 18:10:14

Hahaha!!! I wanted to say it and was glad when you did!!

wrinklyraisin Wed 07-Sep-11 19:48:33

I'll test on friday smile then I'll have he weekend to get over the shock and work out how to tell the fella.

themightyskim Wed 07-Sep-11 21:23:45

I burnt up for days if that helps - get yourself tested x x

pep124 Wed 07-Sep-11 21:35:51

I'm seven weeks, and have had a constant cold for the last month. And I never, ever get colds! Fingers crossed and good luck x

LikeACandleButNotQuite Wed 07-Sep-11 21:36:02

Grrr....having to wait til fri (me, not you!) do update us please!

Purplebuns Thu 08-Sep-11 09:34:52

I thought I had a bout of Hay fever and nearly took antihistamines, I decided not to in case I was pg and I was!

wrinklyraisin Thu 08-Sep-11 16:18:34

I'd like to add diarrhea, a headache from hell and pink cm(just once, late last night) to the list. I'm taking my first sick day in years as I baby actually open my eyes without wanting to cry, let alone chase a 2yr old around. I feel pathetic. I did poas this morning (I think its actually 11 dpo as I'm pretty sure I o'ed on the 28/29th) and its bfn. Too early if the pink cm last night was ib? I never spot before af, its always right into a tidal wave of doom. Ugh. I would get excited if my head didn't hurt so much. I need taking to the vets and putting down. <letthepitypartybegin>

Little9 Thu 08-Sep-11 22:48:18

I'm five weeks pg and keep getting a sore throat out of nowhere!! Nice to know it's not just me. Thought I was going mad!!

Oeisha Fri 09-Sep-11 22:13:27

Had a bitch of a cold at about 8wks-10wks, then again last wk (all of 20wks). Last week's led to an upset stomach, so as I work with food, I had to have sick days.
Manuka honey helped me with the sore throat part....
GOod luck with the test...

LikeACandleButNotQuite Fri 09-Sep-11 22:18:03

pondering if WrinklyRaisin has took another test (tip, go for the cheap own brand non digital ones, seem much more sensitive) I used one day before AF was due and got a beaming line.

wrinklyraisin Sat 10-Sep-11 15:26:46

Got a BFP yesterday morning but woke up at 4am with AF in full flow... sad

This is the third chemical (??? if that's what it is ???) pg in 7 months, time to call it quits for a while. I should have waited to test, then if AF started I would never have known. Ugh.

Purplebuns Sat 10-Sep-11 15:53:24

My GP counted my chemical, although I was a few days late as a lost pg so I think it could be worth seeing yours?
Sorry this has happened, it is such a rotten thing, sad take care of yourself and 3 pgs in 6 months is really good, a lot of people get just one in a year so do take heart.

LikeACandleButNotQuite Sun 11-Sep-11 00:04:25

Ahh, wrinkly i'm so sorry to hear AF arrived, and even more sorry that I encouraged you to take the test.


I have my fingers crossed for a BFP for you soon (un-mumsnetty x to you)

WishingIWasLucky Sun 11-Sep-11 08:11:10

Wrinkly: sorry to hear of your chemical pregnancy. But DO take yourself to the gp- as you do seem to be above than average fertile. The gp may get you referred for further tests with a gynae, to help establish why it's not sticking. From what I've read here, there are lots of treatment options for reasons why early pregnancy fails including immune system defects. But thankfully they are easily treatable. Its the not falling pregnant bit( the bracket we fall into) which is much harder to diagnose and treat.Good luck. Here's wishing for a sticky BFP for you soon. x

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