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Af and a pos HPT ???????????

Posted by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 6:29 AM
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I am a lil worried now , i started spotting last night am very happy about that  btw , my question  is it a bad thing i am still getting a BFP when af is starting ??? Im worried that maybe they didn't get everything from my DNC . What do you y'all think ?????

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feralkitten
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 7:10 AM

prob worth checking with drs

momofcrazypants
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 7:36 AM

How long has it been since you had the D&C?

ilovekeith12
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 10:29 AM

One month from today ??? Its like more spotting then reg af .. Irs weird

Quoting momofcrazypants:

How long has it been since you had the D&C?


momofcrazypants
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM

I know this is probably like no help but my first AF was only 3.5 days and pretty light compared to the rest. 4 weeks after, you could be pregnant maybe? I've heard of women getting pregnant without even getting their AF!

Quoting ilovekeith12:

One month from today ??? Its like more spotting then reg af .. Irs weird

Quoting momofcrazypants:

How long has it been since you had the D&C?



bricarter89
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 11:05 AM
I remember mine, it hadn't been a month, but I had my DNC on Aug 6th & kept going to my doc & taking blood until my hpt was -, but I got my cycle on the 20th of that month!...... I didn't get my -hpt until a wk & 1/2 later so it's a normal thing if your worried, but maybe you will be lucky & be pg again! GOOD LUCK for NEW BABY DUST!!!!!
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ilovekeith12
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 11:27 AM
Funny you say that , I have started taking hpt and they seem To be getting darker . I hope not cuz I know I will mc again way to soon.


Quoting momofcrazypants:

I know this is probably like no help but my first AF was only 3.5 days and pretty light compared to the rest. 4 weeks after, you could be pregnant maybe? I've heard of women getting pregnant without even getting their AF!


Quoting ilovekeith12:

One month from today ??? Its like more spotting then reg af .. Irs weird


Quoting momofcrazypants:


How long has it been since you had the D&C?





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Zealand2008
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 12:33 PM
I posted this elsewhere but good info.


Your bleeding will taper off to spotting within a week, and maybe random spotting will continue for another week. Your hCG drops steadily, usually hitting zero during the end of the spotting, or about 10 days after the miscarriage or D&C. When the spotting ends, you will get strange symptoms. If you use a fertility monitor, it may say you are ovulating, but you are not. You may see lots of cervical mucus coming out, sometimes still brown or yellow, but it is not a fertility sign either. In fact, most of the time, you will not ovulate in this cycle. You should not be trying to get pregnant, either. For why, visit the trying again section.

Some women find they have mild pregnancy symptoms, or little ovulation cramps. Many many women think they could be pregnant, because strange things are happening and their period is "late" (although almost every post-miscarriage period is late.) These symptoms are due to the body's attempts to regulate its hormones again. It may kick into gear right away, and you will get a new period in four to five weeks, or it may struggle a bit, and the period will not come for seven weeks. If you chart your temperatures, they will be all over the place. This is all perfectly normal and expected. Eventually your period arrives and can be either light or heavy. There is no "normal" right now. For more on this, or to spot trouble, see the next section on Your First Period.



A less common, but still normal, recovery goes like this:

Your bleeding tapers off quickly, but with some spotting. You think it is over. Perhaps a week or even two will pass, and you begin to wait for your period. Then suddenly, it begins again. Strong cramping, heavy bleeding, and pain. You are scared and shocked and sad all over again. You hope it is just your period, but it is not. (You must not bleed at all for about 20 days for it to be a real period, otherwise you have not gone through the hormone chain properly.) You call your doctor, who may or may not be responsive. Most will just tell you to call them in a few days if it doesn't stop. You hang up very upset, and don't know why they don't care more about you and your predicament.

That's because within a few days, it does stop, and you are just spotting again. Here is what happened, some tissue was missed during your D&C or natural miscarriage. A bit of placenta clung to the wall of the uterus. It continued to draw a little blood, and the body continued to create very small amounts of pregnancy hormone. Eventually the body realized no baby was there and turned loose of this last bit of tissue. The miscarriage process begins again. Only now will your levels drop to zero and a new cycle begin. You cannot expect a normal period any sooner than four weeks from this, and up to seven weeks could still be normal. Your total wait time from original miscarriage to first period can creep up to nine or ten weeks and still be normal.



A recovery that should be monitored looks like this:

The main bleeding seems to have ended, and you are spotting. And spotting, and spotting. Three weeks pass and you are still wearing panty liners. (You call your doctor, and they said give it another week.) Spotting ends. You are relieved. A few days later it begins again. You are crushed. Sometimes you get slightly heavier bleeding. You hope it is your period, then read that you have to have NO bleeding for almost three weeks first. You are crushed again. Your ordeal seems like it will never end.

You should go in for an hCG blood test. If your doctor won't do it, take a home pregnancy test. If it is still positive, call them back. Your levels should be at zero by now.

Your levels may come back at 100, or even higher. It may be zero. Your doctor still wants you to wait and see. If your levels were high and things go well, you will suddenly get another big passage of blood and tissue, and it will be over. You will still have a good case for requesting one more blood test to be sure. If this pattern continues, you may need a D&C, or in some cases, a drug called Cytotec, to induce cramping to push out left tissue.

If your levels were zero or not very high, and you still just keep spotting and spotting, you should be able to request a shot of provera or some other form of progesterone. This big dose will put your body into thinking it is nearing the end of a cycle. When the dose is done, the sudden drop in progesterone should trick your body into thinking it is time for a period, and you will bleed. This period can be terribly heavy or light, but it counts. If this has happened, it is still a good idea to wait one more cycle before trying to conceive. If it doesn't work, your doctor may put you on birth control pills for a couple of months to get your cycle regulated.
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Zealand2008
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 12:34 PM
This website answers a lot of our questions.

http://pregnancyloss.info/www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1575666499/theromancereview
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blessedmommie07
by Desiree-admin on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:28 PM
I would call your doctor and ask for a hog blood draw to see what is going on cause it could be another pregnancy


Quoting ilovekeith12:

Funny you say that , I have started taking hpt and they seem To be getting darker . I hope not cuz I know I will mc again way to soon.




Quoting momofcrazypants:

I know this is probably like no help but my first AF was only 3.5 days and pretty light compared to the rest. 4 weeks after, you could be pregnant maybe? I've heard of women getting pregnant without even getting their AF!



Quoting ilovekeith12:

One month from today ??? Its like more spotting then reg af .. Irs weird



Quoting momofcrazypants:



How long has it been since you had the D&C?







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MommaBoop922
by on Jan. 14, 2013 at 1:47 PM

I agree you should talk to your doc.  It could be a number of things.  Its not uncommon to have bleeding up to 8 weeks but if you are saying the line is getting darker then it could be another pregnancy.  Its not uncommon.  Good Luck and please keep us posted! 

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