Hello, this last month I had strange symptoms. I have been having unprotected sex for a year. I had a yeast infection late august, which went away after a few days with cream. My period was suppose to arrive September 6 to 8th, but did not. I was Just getting semi-thick white discharge (no smell no itch) with light cramps. on Sept 13th, I started to spot pink, (thought it was period coming) then later that day I got a pinkish brown light flow with sore nipples and bad cramps. It lasted 2 days (normally period goes for 5 days very heavy flow). My blood pressure dropped very low that day and blood test came negative. Next day had a transvaginal ultrasound, no abnormalities. Started feeling dizzy and weak, very bloated, no more sore nipples or breasts. I also fainted in the shower (low blood?). Now I have another infection, but with itchy bright yellow discharge, I think it may be BV. Is this typical in pregnancy? Can I still be pregnant, or does BV cause all these symptoms? Thank you
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Women are more prone to infections during pregnancy. The lighter and shorter periods/spotting, increased vaginal discharge, dizziness, bloating, sore nipples, abdominal cramps that you describe could be few of early symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. Early ultrasound scans can fail to detect gestational sac. It becomes clearer around 6-8 weeks when fetal heart beat can also be seen. Wait and watch for your periods. If you have got abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, or if the symptoms are persistent, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets confirmed, get repeat ultrasound scan (preferably transvaginal scan) in another 1-2 weeks time to confirm gestational age, viability, and pregnancy location (intrauterine/ectopic). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
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