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January 29th, 2013, 01:38 PM
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Saturday evening I started spotting and cramping and it hasn't stopped yet! The spotting is sometimes light red, sometimes brown. Mostly when I wipe, sometimes a little in the toilet when I pee. Very little on the pantyliner. I'm mostly worried because of the cramping.

I called the dr yesterday and he told me that I had a bladder infection. What?!?! I had no idea! He said my urine culture tested positive for group B strep so they started me on antibiotics. I'm praying the spotting and cramping is from the uti. I have an ultrasound tomorrow at 9:30.

This pregnancy has been full of craziness so far. I really hope that means I'm blessed with an easy baby! lol
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January 29th, 2013, 01:39 PM
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(((hugs))) that must be so stressful. I bet the spotting and cramping IS because of the uti and I hope it resolves quickly now that you're being treated. KUP!
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January 29th, 2013, 01:41 PM
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(((Hugs))))

Gee how nice of him to tell you, LOL. I'll be praying everything is fine at the u/s (I'm sure it is!) Keep us posted!
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January 29th, 2013, 01:42 PM
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Good luck tomorrow. KUP.
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January 29th, 2013, 01:44 PM
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Good luck tomorrow. I would think it's probably from the UTI.
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January 29th, 2013, 02:01 PM
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Yikes!!! Sending big hugs your way. I bet those symptoms are from the UTI- they can make you miserable not pregnant and our pregnant bodies can be so touchy sometimes.

Oh, and side note: Cole is an incredibly easy baby but my pregnancy with him nearly undid me with all the complications
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January 29th, 2013, 02:01 PM
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Praying for you dear. I am experiencing spotting and cramping also. I pray we both come out of it just fine.
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January 29th, 2013, 02:51 PM
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(hugs) I hope its from the UTI. Hang in there and let us know how tomorrow goes.
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January 29th, 2013, 02:56 PM
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Hope everything is okay! Let us know how tomorrow goes.
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January 29th, 2013, 03:45 PM
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Oh boy! I'll be looking for the good news tomorrow when you update saying all is well. Hang in there!
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January 29th, 2013, 05:10 PM
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wow.. glad they found out what was wrong and praying the spotting is from the uti!!!
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January 29th, 2013, 05:12 PM
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I hope everything checks out ok tomorrow at your ultrasound i found this online...hope this reassures you until then. I know it can be stressful.

Bleeding during the first trimester is a fairly common occurrence. First trimester bleeding can be associated with sexual intercourse, infection of the urinary tract or pelvic cavity or implantation

Pregnant women most often notice bleeding when they are using the bathroom. It is hard to tell if the blood is coming from the vagina or the urinal tract. A urinary tract infection may be the cause of the bleeding and will need to be treated in order to prevent a worsening infection.
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January 29th, 2013, 06:30 PM
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January 29th, 2013, 08:36 PM
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I had some spotting today that never went away and cramping that totally freaked me out, the dr got me in right away and we saw the HB fluttering away baby even did a little flip or us good luck to you mama
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