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bad cramping starting at 8weeks?

(28 Posts)
sniffysnifferson Wed 05-Aug-15 18:50:16

i have just started this evening with cramping in my tummy radiating to my thighs. I've even been in bed resting now for the past 2 hours and its not eased any.
I'm 8weeks tomorrow with my second pregnancy, had crampy period type pains in my first pregnancy, but not to this extent.
is there anything I should/can do?

MissSMartin Wed 05-Aug-15 19:00:29

I had really bad cramps in the same place about the same time as you, The mw told me to have a paracetamol and use warm water bottle... sorry I can't be much more help thanks

dragonfly007 Wed 05-Aug-15 19:04:58

Very little you can do, have some paracetamol, get some rest and contact the local early pregnancy unit if possible for an early scan. Hope everything is ok flowers

sniffysnifferson Wed 05-Aug-15 19:20:21

Thank you. I've just had some paracetamol.
if it carries on in the morning, do i contact the early pregnancy unit via gp?

IfYouWereARiverIdLearnToFloat Wed 05-Aug-15 19:31:59

Have you seen a midwife yet? I phoned early pregnancy unit for advice last year but they didn't need GP to refer me. At that point I hadn't seen anybody.

I had a lot of cramping this time from 5 weeks onwards but everything has been fine so far - it completely panicked me though.

sniffysnifferson Wed 05-Aug-15 19:37:16

no not seen anyone yet. I'm due to see midwife for booking appointment on wednesday.
If i still have cramps like this in the morning then I'll call the gp and go from there.

MissSMartin Wed 05-Aug-15 20:20:44

sniffy mine was so bad one night I called 111 and they recommend what to do next.. maybe give them a try and see what they advise? hope it shifts soon hunthanks x

Turi1983 Wed 05-Aug-15 20:24:16

Sniffysnifferson, I called the Early Pregnancy Unit direct. They fit me in an hour later. If I'm honest, it didn't cross my mind to go via my GP. Let us know what happens.

sniffysnifferson Thu 06-Aug-15 14:17:43

well the cramping still here and im spotting now, started as old brown has now progressed to slightly darker red with a few teeny clots everyso often. sad
Been to the doctors at lunch and hes referred me for a scan at the epu on saturday which is the earliest they can do.
Just waiting now to see if things settle or get worse now.
but its not looking good sad

BuggerLumpsAnnoyed Thu 06-Aug-15 17:13:31

Good luck with the scanflowers

IfYouWereARiverIdLearnToFloat Thu 06-Aug-15 21:38:47

Really hoping it eases off soon sniffy - epas were great any time I've been. Try & rest as much as you can - i'm sure you'll be thinking of nothing else until you get the scan but fingers crossed it's here before you know it.

MummyPiggy87 Fri 07-Aug-15 16:04:05

Sorry to read this, just wanted to wish you luck tomorrow I hope everything is okay thanks

MrsPCR Fri 07-Aug-15 16:24:38

Sorry to read this sniffy. To maybe give you some hope or another possibility, long story short, I was complaining to my mum yesterday about the non-stop cramps/ ached I'd had weeks 4-5 and that I'd felt short changed as was looking forward to 9 months of no periods. She said that the first few months, it felts like her body was gearing up for a period each time and she felt like she was going to come on. Good luck and I hope it's something like that.

sniffysnifferson Fri 07-Aug-15 16:32:59

Thank you for all you kind words.

I'm passing more red blood and some small clots when i go to the toilet so im not holding out much hope of a positive outcome.
surprisingly at the moment I'm ok, feel a bit numb to it all at the moment with nkt knowing for definite. I think in my head I have just come to terms and made peace that this pregnancy has most probably ended- i really hope that doesnt make me sound heartless as it couldnt be further from the truth as it is a very much wanted pregnancy after difficulty conceiving.

I am just dreading every toilet trip as i dont know what i may find. sad

MummyPiggy87 Fri 07-Aug-15 21:46:39

Don't completely lose hope, you just never know.
Let us know how it goes tomorrow x

Baffledmumtoday Fri 07-Aug-15 21:56:54

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MissSMartin Fri 07-Aug-15 22:26:01

hope everything is well hun.. thinking of you thanks thanks x

messyjessy7 Sat 08-Aug-15 08:14:02

Wishing you luck today flowers

scarednoob Sat 08-Aug-15 08:19:46

Lots of luck, really hoping for a positive outcome for you

sniffysnifferson Sat 08-Aug-15 08:31:46

thank you.
The scans not until later this afternoon, i don't know if I'll have any nails left come dinnertime mind.

sepa Sat 08-Aug-15 09:31:01

Wishing you luck & thinking of you! I hope it's a good outcome

mrstothemr Sat 08-Aug-15 14:48:03

Thinking of you and sending prayers your way x

MrsPCR Sat 08-Aug-15 22:25:59

Thinking of you. flowers You don't sound heartless at all. I really hope it went well today.

sniffysnifferson Sun 09-Aug-15 17:46:16

well had the scan yesterday and I have miscarried, there is a little pregnancy tissue left but there was no sac or anything left behind. So they have sent a report back to my gp and there is a follow up scan In 2 weeks to make sure it is complete.

MissSMartin Sun 09-Aug-15 18:24:25

sniffy I am really really sorry to hear that thanks I hope your okay.. rest up and take it easy xx

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