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    Default Stupid bleeding!!

    Anyone has any thoughts, please pass them along.

    I bled for about 2 weeks after my D&E. I stopped for about two weeks, then started bleeding again. I tohught, ok this is my first period since the loss. It totally surprised me since I was 15 weeks along, I never imagined AF would return so quickly. So that bleeding lasted about 3 days, then nothing for 2 days. Then this morning, after my workout, (TMI warning) my underwear were covered with blood. WTH?? This is driving me batty!!! Now, nothing. It was like a big gush, and that was it

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    I was told that I can bleed on and off for up to 6 weeks. Some days nothing, some days brown, some days red... totally not what you want to hear huh?

    I've been too chicken to go without protection...

    Good Luck

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    m/c ment



    I was told I could bleed for a while after my m/c. I stopped bleeding after about a week and then I've had on and off brown and red. (m/c was 3 weeks ago now but I haven't soptted in 3 days-woot!)

    I have been given the all clear from the hospital so it's just cos my insides are a bit sensative still I guess.

    You should go and see your doc though just to make sure that everything is ok if you have been bleeding loads still, well I would but I worry

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    Could it have been from the workout? I have to wear a pad on top of my normal tampon during my cycle when I work out. If I don't then I have a ruined pair of underwear. Just a thought. I hope that things get better soon.

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    I have had this happen before...Could have just been from the work out..Or could be poc (hate that word) left over..

    I would ask your doc to do an ultrasound, just to make sure all the poc is gone....When one has a D&C, there is a chance of a repeat being needed (this happened to be a few times) as the doc cannot **see** what he is doing in there.. (he can check via hysteroscopy...but this is not normal practice unless one is seeing a gyno/oncologist...for example)

    I hope the bleeding stops soon..

    You may have mentioned already....But have you checked to see that your beta is back down?

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    No, he hasn't checked my levels, but I did have an u/s about 10 days post op and he sais my uterus looked clear. He never acted like there was any reason to be concerned (maybe because it was D&E??). Maybe D&Es are more sucessful by way of extracting all fetal material?? I don't know, but he never said I needed to come back after my two weeks post surgery. Is that not typical?

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    Hmmmm, if he checked to make sure that all as clear 10 days after the D&E, then, all should be clear...

    You could just take a preg. test to see if all the hcg is out of your system...If the preg test shows that it is, I would then have him check to see where you are at by way of a blood test.

    D&E's are not necessarily more successful in extracting fetal material....They are much more gentle on the uterus though...No scraping (you would have this with a D&C) ...which lessens chances of Ashers syndrome (which can cause uterine scarring and implantation failure for a future preg) as a result.

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    Yeah, I can't bring myself to take a preg. test. In fact, I have been amazed at the women are the board that are doing this regularly. My heart just can't take that. I can't imagine the hurt associated with seeing a + and knowing it isn't so. I am just going to ride this out. It seems to be associated with exercise, because every time I run, I bleed, then it stops.

    Thanks for responding, Marie. I am assuming it is just a little more abnormal for me because I was further along that most m/c and so the recovery is going to a little less than typical. It doesn't seem to me to be a cause for concern, it is just annoying. I'm due for an annual in about a month anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mom22Boys+1Angel View Post
    Yeah, I can't bring myself to take a preg. test. In fact, I have been amazed at the women are the board that are doing this regularly. My heart just can't take that. I can't imagine the hurt associated with seeing a + and knowing it isn't so. I am just going to ride this out. It seems to be associated with exercise, because every time I run, I bleed, then it stops.

    Thanks for responding, Marie. I am assuming it is just a little more abnormal for me because I was further along that most m/c and so the recovery is going to a little less than typical. It doesn't seem to me to be a cause for concern, it is just annoying. I'm due for an annual in about a month anyway.

    Taking the preg test.......not an easy one, I know ...I always dreaded taking one. With some of my losses..I would have to go in weekly to have my beta checked. I used to get so hurt that it would not be back to normal...Having that *count* still be there was always a slap in the face of sorts...But in my situation, regardless of the horrible pain involved in checking...I had to ttc asap due to my age...If I were younger, I would have waited it out...

    I am sure that you are right...more than likely the running that is causing the bleeding

    Marie

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    I had a miscarriage on Friday, February 1. I had my blood drawn on Monday and Wednesday and I called my doctor on Thursday and Friday and they said that they still didn't have the results. Should I take a home pregnancy test?

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