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Should I visit the doctor again?

(11 Posts)
Lynds4y Sat 16-Jul-16 09:43:51

I'm 9 weeks pregnant and have been suffering with stomach cramps and back pain every day for the past 5-6 weeks. I've been to the doctors a couple of times who have done routine checks such as bloods, urine, blood pressure etc and other than a temp said everything seems ok. Last night I had severe pain in one side of my low abdomen, and could feel the pain right through to my back and down to my bottom. I was in tears over the pain which was the worst it had ever been and lasted around half an hour. Should I be concerned and get it checked out again or wait until I have an appointment with the midwife?

SewSlapdash Sat 16-Jul-16 09:48:10

Can you call your local labour ward/local early pregnancy unit for advice?

MrsJoeyMaynard Sat 16-Jul-16 09:49:58

I'd be concerned about this. The pain you're describing does not sound at all normal.

Have you had any scans yet?

Lynds4y Sat 16-Jul-16 09:53:04

They don't accept self-referrals so they only way I would be able to get an appointment is a GP referral I think

Lynds4y Sat 16-Jul-16 09:53:44

Not had any scans as yet, still waiting for my first appointment from the midwife

RozzlePops Sat 16-Jul-16 09:55:34

I had terrible stretching pains at that point, all was fine. But see someone if you are worried.

Tinklypoo Sat 16-Jul-16 10:01:02

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Jodie1982 Sat 16-Jul-16 14:37:32

I'd go to A+E incase of Ectopic pregnancy. Good luck. Hope your okay?

Jodie1982 Sat 16-Jul-16 14:38:32

Maternity Triage in my area won't see you till 18 wks, we are told to go a+e in emergencies.

lljkk Sat 16-Jul-16 15:04:58

Has ectopic been ruled out?

CaveMum Sat 16-Jul-16 15:07:15

Does your local hospital have an Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU)? I had a bleed at 7 weeks and was told to call my local EPU to arrange a scan. I hadn't had a booking in appt or anything at this stage and they happily booked me in for a scan to check everything was OK a few days later.

All was fine and DD is 2.4 now.

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