Pregnant or Miscarring?
(Vernon BC Canada)
I had a tubal litigation in 2004. I have didolphys uterus. I had been sick and not feeling well. I hadn't had my monthly period for a month and and a half. I took pregnancy test and it was negative with a slight positive line on top.
I had spotted for two weeks and 2 days ago I was walking to the park pulling a wagon and had started bleeding? Am I pregnant on one side and having my monthly in the ohter side.
Now I am in pain and am not sure what to think.
Am I pregnant or having a misscarrage?Answer:
If your tubes were tied it is very hard to get pregnant, but very rarely this has happened to women all over the world.
You cannot have a period on one side and the pregnant on the other side. That is not how it works.
Spotting may indicate many things, maybe your period is about to come and due to hormonal imblance you are spotting just before your period.
Another possibility is ectopic pregnancy, which is an emergency situation. I would recommend that you see your docor as soon as possible, just to make sure that you are not pregnant or having an ectopic pregnancy.
Home pregnancy tests are often not strong enough to detect the pregnancy hormone HCG. At your docor's office, you will be able to have more testing done.
A blood test is the best thing, as it will tell your doctor the level of your hCG. Your doctor may also want to do an ultrasound depending on the result of the blood test.
Depending on the type of tubal ligation surgery you had, it is possible for the tubes not to be completely sealed. So, the possibility of been pregnant is there, but with the risk of a tubal pregnancy.
I don't mean to scare you, but seeing your doctor is very important. Do not wait.