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Brown spotting at 8 weeks

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Ekphrasis Sun 02-Apr-17 08:54:57

Hi I've had some brown 'bits ' mixed into mucus yesterday and today.

I can't work out if it's normal or to ring epu?

I'm 40 and I didn't have anything like this with my first.

Salmonpinkcords Sun 02-Apr-17 10:17:53

I would ring EPU - I think it's definitely worth getting it checked out even just for your piece of mind. Phone them and be guided by them.
I had similar and was given an appointment for the next day.

Ekphrasis Sun 02-Apr-17 10:39:06

Thanks salmon.

I did and they said keep an eye on it and call mw tomorrow.

I wouldn't have said I have any real pain however I never really get period pain so I don't know if that's relevant or not.

Ekphrasis Sun 02-Apr-17 12:00:04

It's now slightly red / pink when I wipe. But I don't think enough to warrant calling back?

holygold13 Sun 02-Apr-17 12:02:51

I would call back! They won't get fed up with you ringing and it's always better to play it safe. Do what makes you comfortable OPsmile

Ekphrasis Sun 02-Apr-17 12:54:52

I feel a numpty but they've offered me a scan tomorrow so we'll see.

Salmonpinkcords Sun 02-Apr-17 22:26:09

Good luck for tomorrow. You've done the right thing

ZippyG Mon 03-Apr-17 02:31:59

Any unusual discharge it is always best to be checked by your midwife.. Good luck with your scan tomorrow xx

Ekphrasis Mon 03-Apr-17 07:21:50

Thanks. There was quite a lot more and dark red but only really when I went to the loo and wiped.

Nothing over night so feeling more hopeful in some ways. However fully prepared for sad news.

rebecca2727 Mon 03-Apr-17 08:31:58

Hello I had brown spotting 2 weeks ago scan was normal wishing you good luck for today xx

Ekphrasis Mon 03-Apr-17 09:25:57

Thank you - really wondering if it's break through bleeding, almost like a mini period. Now would be the time for my period if I hadn't been pregnant.

Salmonpinkcords Mon 03-Apr-17 16:55:37

How did it go today OP?

7feathers Mon 03-Apr-17 16:56:47

Brown means old blood. Could be anything but likely it's OK.

Worry when it's bright red and flowing. But in any case, better to be safe than sorry. GP.

Ekphrasis Mon 03-Apr-17 17:57:53

Hi, mixed news. There was an embryo and a heartbeat but it only measured 5-6 weeks. 3.4 mm so apparently 5.5 wks. I could be 7+5 but that means I got a positive test at 8 dpo. Which is possible I guess? But currently measuring at least 2 weeks behind. No idea what bleed was. It was an internal scan.

I have a scan in 10 days, so we'll see then.

rebecca2727 Mon 03-Apr-17 18:37:31

Wishing you good luck maybe baby will have a growth spurt xx it's not nice these early weeks very stressful (flowers)

Ekphrasis Thu 06-Apr-17 10:02:41

Just for info for others in a similar situation, bleeding increased and I mc at home. It wasn't too bad as I wasn't very far along.

rebecca2727 Thu 06-Apr-17 20:00:24

Hello very sorry to her of your loss make sure you look after yourself x

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