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TMI poo problem :(

(34 Posts)
MyBreadIsEggy Fri 23-Sep-16 14:04:35

So sorry for being so graphic, but I'm worried!
I'm 34 weeks pg with DC2, and am having some horrible "poo issues" blush
I've been eating and drinking as normal, haven't eaten anything dodgy, and don't feel ill at all, but for the last couple of days, I've been getting horrible stomach cramps, and then the immediate urge to go to the toilet - literally as soon as I feel it, I have to go!
And then when I do "go", it's either explosive gas and liquid, or just liquid without the gas blush and it really smells awful.
I can't think of why this is happening, but it's worrying me a bit, as I suffered with explosive diarrhoea in the days before Dd was born at 38 weeks confused

MyNameWasAlreadyTaken Fri 23-Sep-16 14:11:57

Can sometimes be the bodies way of clearing out before baby comes. This can be a few days to a few weeks before delivery. If you feel well otherwise just watch for signs of labour

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 23-Sep-16 14:23:21

Myname that's what's worrying me confused
Surely I can't have diarrhoea for another 3-6+ weeks?!!

MyNameWasAlreadyTaken Fri 23-Sep-16 14:28:15

Likely a few days to 2 weeks if I had to guess. Hopefully you will go over 35 week mark.

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 23-Sep-16 14:28:41


drinkyourmilk Fri 23-Sep-16 14:31:43

Is it worth being checked by your midwife?

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 23-Sep-16 14:37:20

drink I'm not sure confused I don't want to waste her time or look a twat if it turns out to be just loose poo confused

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 23-Sep-16 16:18:18

I'm going to ring the midwife. Stomach cramps have got worse, and I'm seeing glitter confused

Afreshstartplease Fri 23-Sep-16 18:12:37

Hope all is okay eggy

What did mw say?

I've been going to the toilet very frequently but consistency is normal and no pain

Afreshstartplease Fri 23-Sep-16 18:12:52

Oh and I'm 36+2

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 23-Sep-16 18:46:55

Afresh I called her and couldn't get through.....which is no change from normal - I can never ever get through. It just rings constantly until it goes to answer phone and no one ever returns messages.
The consistency of this is definitely not my normal! It's completely liquid sad Haven't had any more "glitter" in my vision, but have a headache....although that could be because I've been watching to withkht my glasses on! DH retrieved them from the car for me so I've put them on to see if that eases the headache!

Afreshstartplease Fri 23-Sep-16 18:55:10

Perhaps call the hospital and see about getting checked over. Better safe than sorry and all that!

MyBreadIsEggy Fri 23-Sep-16 19:07:06

Headache has started to subside since I put my glasses on and I guess that would explain the spotty vision blush So I'm no longer freaking out about pre-eclampsia hmm
But if I still have unexplainable trots tomorrow, then I'll definitely get checked out.

moobeana Fri 23-Sep-16 19:09:07

Please please go in and get checked.

My midwife used to spend every meeting with 'if in doubt, check it out'.

Midwives and delivery units would much rather check you. Please please go. I beg of you.

Lupinlady5 Fri 23-Sep-16 19:10:16

Sounds like a tummy bug to mr, to be honest. I had it recently sad

MyBreadIsEggy Sat 24-Sep-16 06:52:51

Cramping last night, barely slept. And (TMI ALERT!)....just completely liquid diarrhoea this morning. I don't think it's a tummy bug because I don't feel ill or sick!

flumpybear Sat 24-Sep-16 07:02:43

That doesn't sound pleasant! Try your midwife again - perhaps even phone the labour ward if you're very worried. Is the baby movement still ok?! If it is s stomach bug it may be worth getting advice to check the baby isn't going to suffer problems too ~ thus is just my opinion by the way nothing medical background so don't panic!!

MyBreadIsEggy Sat 24-Sep-16 08:50:38

Baby is still wriggling around plenty smile

Afreshstartplease Sat 24-Sep-16 10:07:33

I'd phone the hospital eggy

MyBreadIsEggy Sat 24-Sep-16 10:36:25

I've rang out of hours GP - just waiting for someone to call me back

Afreshstartplease Sat 24-Sep-16 10:42:05

That's good

Hopefully they get back in touch soon

How are you feeling now except for the toilet issues?

MyBreadIsEggy Sat 24-Sep-16 10:54:21

I still don't feel remotely ill!! No temperature, no vomiting, no nausea.
I'm pretty sure the headache and dodgy vision yesterday was just because I haven't been wearing my glasses as often as I should, because within half an hour of putting them on, my headache was gone blush
Have had 2 episodes of diarrhoea this morning, and it is entirely liquid confused feels like doing a wee from the back instead of the front blush

Afreshstartplease Sat 24-Sep-16 10:56:43

Oh that sounds awful 😞

Have you heard back yet?

MyBreadIsEggy Sat 24-Sep-16 10:58:04

Not yet! Still waiting for someone to ring me back.
I'm willing to bet, I'll get Dd settled for her nap and then the will ring asking me to go in to be seen hmm

Afreshstartplease Sat 24-Sep-16 11:03:32

Perhaps try the hospital instead? They might wanna check you/baby for dehydration

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