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#1 willsmumsos

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:56 PM

This may not e in right spot I just didn't know where to put it...

I miscarried in July. I was hospitalised for fear of ectopic but i never ended up having a d&c or anything like that. Ever since I have basically been feeling unwell in one way or another.

We've been TTC with no success and my ovulation and period pain has been shocking. Before the miscarriage I had been treated twice for pelvic inflammatory disease (which i always get after having my yearly colposcopy to monitor abnormalities) and I have had endometriosis since I was 16.

Now this week (6 days so far) I have had cramping, nausea and exhaustion. The doc tested for infection and pregnancy yesterday. I am not pregnant but do have a bad infection (dip stick showed heavy traces of blood and puss). He has not given me antibiotics because he wants to wait until he knows the type of infection he's dealing with.

Should I ask for a curette or even a laparoscopy to see if there's something going on related to the miscarriage or my endo? I am sick and tired if being sick and tired. My mum thinks I'm pregnant but the test just didn't pick it up. I have not missed a period or anything like that but when I was pregnant earlier this year (that ended in m/c)  I had a full normal period whilst I was pregnant...

What should I do?

#2 little lion

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:02 PM

Sorry to hear about your situation. I haven't been in a similar situation, I just suspect I didn't ovulate for a while after my miscarriage. Are you being treated by a GP or an Obgyn? I'd probably ask for a referral to an Obgyn if you're not already seeing one.

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