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Pregnant and shedding my lining every month??

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i'm currently pregnant, in my first trimester and have been battling PCOS for the last 8 years. I've been pregnant before and lost it due to sub-chronic bleeding and had to have the deceased fetus surgically removed. The doctor told me that my PCOS played apart in this.

Anyway, my problem is that the last several days I've been experiencing heavy period like bleeding, with painful cramps and large/thick blood clots. The clots range in color from pink and vein-link to dark red/black. So I'm a little concerned.

I'm not sure if I'm shedding my lining or if this could be a sign of a miscarriage. Last month around the same time for the same about of days, which would be normally when I get my usual cycle Ive experienced heavy bleeding, painful cramping, and some minor clots.

I was worried and was told to go to the ER, only to wait 8yrs in pain. They did nothing for me and eventually told me everything was "fine". This month it seems to be worse then before.. so I'm wondering considering my PCOS could this be normal for me??

And if I am shedding my lining every month or is this going to lead to another loss?
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replied January 25th, 2011
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum

Heavy bleeding with clots during first trimester is something which is not to be ignored at all.It can be due to breakthrough bleeding,miscarriage,vaginal infections,due to intercourse,polyps etc.Even if you have PCOS heavy bleeding is something which you should be concerned of and needs immediate attention.
Please visit a Gynaecologist urgently for pelvic examination.

Take Care!


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