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November 9th, 2006, 04:55 PM
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Hey everyone!

I was searching through the forums earlier and I had a few questions.

My period started this Tuesday after two days of being late. I was concerned I could have possibly been pregnant, but I held off getting a test just in case af did come. Before my period I was getting a thick white discharge, different from what I usually get..and overall I was just really wet. A week before my period I kept feeling really wet and I thought I got my period early, but whenever I went to the bathroom, I'd just see the white discharge. Last Saturday I felt a little cramping and some wetness, so I checked, and all I saw was the discharge. This is definitely out of the norm for me, but may actually be very normal.
Well, when af did come I was a little concerned. I woke up to cramping during the night, but nothing too bad. I took some Advil for the cramping when I woke up and went about my day. When I went to the bathroom a few times throughout the day I noticed there were just clots on my pad. For the first day it didn't seem like a normal period of mine, usually I never get clots. Near the end of the day it seemed I was actually starting to bleed, but I'd still have a lot of clots.
Yesterday my period lightened and there were barely any clots or bleeding. Today I haven't had any bleeding.
So, in total my period this month was only about two days. I was just wondering if this seems normal, and that it just frightened me because I'm not used to having clots.

Thanks in advance for any help!
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November 9th, 2006, 07:24 PM
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I would take a HPT anyway. It's possible you've got some sort of infection or have had an early miscarriage (which might give you a BFN result). I had the thick discharge with my yeast infections (my first was like cottage cheese! ), and had a lot of clotting with miscarriages. Call your ob/gyn to see if she wants you to come in. Never hurts to check, but it might hurt NOT to. Have you had any fever?
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November 9th, 2006, 07:38 PM
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Thanks so much for your reply.
I was considering taking a HPT anway, just to be sure. And the white discharge reminded me of discharge I'd usually get but thicker. Honestly, it reminded me of cum. o.o
I haven't had a fever, thankfully. I'll give her a call tomorrow, but since I'm stuck at college w/o a car (saves money not to bring my car), I'll most likely have to go to our campus clinic/hospital.
I'll update this thread once I find out anything else.
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November 9th, 2006, 10:44 PM
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I remember those days! My college clinic diagnosed my first yeast infection. I waited forever to go in because I was 19 and scared out of my mind. My mom never told me anything... I had to learn it on my own.
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November 11th, 2006, 01:29 PM
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hehe awe! I think I'd be scared outta my mind too! No, wait, I know I would be. My mom is the same way..she doesn't tell me anything.
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