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catbus Sat 15-Feb-14 19:10:50

Am about 5 weeks pg. Panicking a little now. I have been having shooting/sharp/spiky pains in womb area and up through cervix- bit like when AF is on way.
I felt something start to leak
out so went to loo, expecting there to be blood. Hanging
out of me was a really long and thick load of mucus- yellow mainly and couldn't be sure if any brown in it- was shockingly huge hmm
Also worried as my symptoms are less intense as
of yesterday, although
I felt mildly nauseous again this morning.
Having had a mc and MMC in the past, coupled with being 'older' now, I am feeling paranoid. Not quite sure what to do hmm Any thoughts?

catbus Sat 15-Feb-14 19:23:40

Now with dull cramping/ dragging pains and backache.
I have a feeling this will turn into a MC and am just trying to keep level headed about it sad

mummytobejuly2014 Sat 15-Feb-14 19:35:22

Not wanting to read and run - have you phoned your local EPU?

catbus Sat 15-Feb-14 19:44:39

No, I haven't. I know that 5 weeks is too early to see a HB and my thinking is they'd only want to see me if I was bleeding. Am just not sure how to think or what the hell that was all about sad

Trooperslane Sat 15-Feb-14 19:51:34

Could be implantation. I'd phone epu anyway and of they're hesitating get your dr/NHS24 on the go.

Reinforce your mmc too. If you can get a week or so down the line they should be able to see a Hb.

It's so stressful and worrying. Hand to hold x

catbus Sat 15-Feb-14 20:09:05

Thankyou smile
Thought it'd be a bit late for implantation?
I will wait until the morning and see how the land lies- nearest hospital is a fair way.. Keep having sharp pains up bits and just feel a lot of pressure. I can't remember anything like this from any other pg, tbh- amazing how much you can forget!
I do remember with both losses that I had stomach pains everywhere but the womb area, until I bled- like feeling bruised.

mummytobejuly2014 Sat 15-Feb-14 20:20:20

Ring them up and see what they advise? Help put your mind at ease perhaps xo

LavenderFox Sat 15-Feb-14 20:26:06

Some say that as your womb goes into full pregnancy mode it pushes out old mucus from the cervix and than seals with a new type of mucus until it is time for labour to start? A lot of women see blood in it, which leads to may attending an early scan. Obviously no-one can predict exactly how things will go but it doesn't sound alarming. It is quite normal for the signs to fluctuate, too. Just hang in there x

don't panic too much, I was terrified about the stabby abdominal pains which happened early in all 3 pregnancies! also, I believe increased 'discharge' is normal during pregnancy - hope all is well.

catbus Sat 15-Feb-14 21:37:22

Thanks all. I will call tomorrow if I feel it's getting any worse smile

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