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#1 Morrissey1

Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:52 AM

Hello all,
I had a D&C 9 weeks ago following a scan at 8 weeks that showed just a sac and no baby. Since then at 4 weeks post the procedure I had brown spotting and really light cramps for a few days but no blood.  Then 4 weeks later I had real bad cramps and trapped wind pain and more of the brown blood and discharge.
To say I am panicking is an under statement (the Internet is really bad sad.gif ) I have had blood work done and will go back on Thursday for the results but can anyone offer any advice.  I also had PCOS many years ago (10) but have not seen any symptons for years. Just scared it is Ashermans.
Thanks for reading.

#2 hillplain

Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:33 PM

I am so sorry that you are in this situation. I have no words of wisdom for you at this time but wanted to wish you luck and hope that all is well and that you are just taking a bit longer to get over things.

I agree with the internet thing. It can be really scary at times....

#3 aphraell

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:58 PM

I am so sorry to hear about your loss OP hhugs.gif I also had a MMC diagnosed at 8 weeks.

I know it's scary and yes Ashermans is a possibility (i know from experience) but keep in mind it can take awhile for things to get back on track.  All I can say is trust your instinct - you know your body best.

If you have any questions about AS please don't hesitate to contact me

Edited by aphraell, 12 December 2012 - 08:59 PM.


#4 charlie23

Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:34 AM

I am sorry for your loss.

I had a D&C after a MMC @ 12 weeks in June 07, I waited almost 12 weeks until I finally got my period back. I did go and have a quick US with the OBGYN at about 10 weeks and he advised all was looking on track for a period within 10 days or so. He did give me a script for Provera just in case my period did not show up, but fortunately it did.

It's hard waiting for it to return.

Edited by charlie23, 13 December 2012 - 07:15 PM.


#5 caroldiem

Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:55 PM

Don't want to freak you out but please read the pinned thread at the top of the threads about Ashermans syndrome I am not saying it's that could be many different things but knowledge is power

#6 Hopeful Mumma

Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:47 PM

I had the same thing and at 7 weeks was put on progesterone tablets to make my periods come back. I took them for 10 days and my period came back 3 days later. I then went in for scans to make sure I ovulated and had a blood test today to confirm it so I would say talk to your doc about that.

#7 aphraell

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:04 AM

Hi OP, just checking in to see how you are going. Hope things are looking better for you hhugs.gif



#8 Katie_bella

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:13 AM

I had the same thing, MMC at 8 weeks, had a D&C, four days of light spotting, then some more old spotting 4 weeks later, but not a proper period, then nothing.

I later discoverd i was pg with my now DD. biggrin.gif

Maybe POAS? You never know!

#9 leisamd

Posted 10 January 2013 - 05:54 AM

it took AGES for my period to return after my D&C, at least 6 months or so.  Not pregnant either.

No Ashermans.  It was just hormonal, mild PCOS.  I was completely terrified and went to a fertility specialist.

#10 NewBeginning

Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:03 PM

i am coming up to 7 weeks after d&c and i still havent had af either... i have an appt with my ob as a follow up at the end of january.. hoping that i get them before then otherwise i am going to freak.. so i feel your pain OP.

#11 GenWhy

Posted 15 January 2013 - 10:04 AM

I had a suction d&c done at the end of October. My period didn't return for 3 months. 2 weeks after I got spotting for a week. I've got spotting again today - 4 days after my period is due. I'm hoping it means my cycle is coming back


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