Looking for advice - suspected implantation bleeding but negative test...

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06/03/2011 at 11:32
Hi everyone

Hoping someone can give me some advice as I am sooooooo confused at the moment!

I have been off the pill for just under a year and my husband and I have started TTC for the past few months. In October, I had a BFP but started bleeding a days later, followed by a BFN when I tested again. Went to the doctor who confirmed a chemical pregnancy, said to wait a month then keep trying.

This month I was due on my period on 5th March, but noticed a spot or two of blood on Thursday 3rd, so assumed it was my period come early. The thing is, it has been ridiculousy light and two days later its all over. At the risk of giving TMI it was mainly brown with a couple of pinky red blobs. I didn't even need to use anything, just had a panty liner for a while and nothing showed on that, only really saw anything when I wiped.

For the past week or so I have had sore boobs, needed to wee loads and also have a strange feeling just below my stomach (assuming this is around my uterus?).

I took a test (clearblue digi) this morning and it was a BFN :? If my dates are right, it would be about 15 DPO

The thing is, the sore boobs have stopped but I still have the other symptoms. Do you think I have just commited the caridinal sin of testing too early, or is there a chance I could be pregnant?

Any advice would be really appreciated as I am so confused :cry:

Thanks for reading, baby dust to you all xxx

TTC since September 2010
Chemical pregnancy in November 2010 - obviously wasn't meant to be
Keeping my fingers crossed ever since!
06/03/2011 at 12:03
I know that clear blue digis are less sensitive than some other brands. The fact you had barely-there bleeding could indicate pregnancy, and as hcg doesn't start being produced until after implantation perhaps it was to early for you. Can you lay your hands on a first response or superdrug test? They're both more sensitive than the cbd so if it was too early and the blood was implantation they'd show up. Good luck!


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06/03/2011 at 12:19
Hmm... I didn't know they weren't as sensitive. I think I should probably forget about it and test again in a few days, although thats easier said than done!

In my head I keep thinking am I just trying to convince myself, but then all the physical signs seem too much of a coincidence!

Thanks for the reply xx

TTC since September 2010
Chemical pregnancy in November 2010 - obviously wasn't meant to be
Keeping my fingers crossed ever since!
06/03/2011 at 16:29
I would defo test again hun. I know with my 1st i got a neg and when i tested 5 days later it was a bfp. This time around i left it til i was almost 6wks to test thinking i ovulated later and turns out i must have ovulated early so got a nice strong bfp. I would leave it a couple of days and try again with a first response maybe - you may have ovulated later than you thought hence it not showing up yet. Good luck!


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07/03/2011 at 14:09
Have decided to wait until the weekend before I test again - can't stop thinking about it though!

Don't know if its my mind playing tricks on me now but I swear I had a metallic taste in my mouth all day too! Will let you know what happens xxx

TTC since September 2010
Chemical pregnancy in November 2010 - obviously wasn't meant to be
Keeping my fingers crossed ever since!
07/03/2011 at 14:56
I took a hpt last Monday - the result was positive! One line was lighter than the other though but it was definately there. I asked my chemist for a second oppinion and he agreed.
I handed in a urine sample to my doctors the next day hoping they would confirm I was pregnant - their test came back negative! I left feeling extremely disapointed and have been in a foul mood ever since.
My doctor sugested testing again and I am due to get the results on Thursday. I also started getting a slight red/brown discharge and a little blood 2 days ago. This is nothing like a period at all and I am hoping this is an inplantation bleed.

Waiting is driving me crazy!! I so hope I am pregnant. Has this happened to anybody else. Could my HPT have been more sensitive than the ones the doctors use??? xxx
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08/03/2011 at 13:19
OK now I'm even more confused.... just did a First Response Early pregnancy test and again it came back negative!

I have such a strong feeling down below that something is happening (not in pain, but I can "feel" somethere is there and I am very aware of it thoughout the day)- I would have bet my life savings that I was pregnant!

Should I wait until the weekend and do another test or just go and see the doctor? Still no sign of a proper period.... :?

TTC since September 2010
Chemical pregnancy in November 2010 - obviously wasn't meant to be
Keeping my fingers crossed ever since!
06/08/2012 at 03:58
06/08/2012 at 11:40
05/11/2012 at 16:11

i wish u good luck

10/01/2013 at 03:40
23/01/2013 at 23:37

I had my period 2 week ago, i've been spotting for about 5 day. i look on the internet and it said it could be implantation bleeding. i took a clear blue test and it was negative... so what should i do?

09/04/2013 at 17:43
20/06/2013 at 10:16

I was supposed to get af on 5/25 but light brown discharge on 5/20 instead but then light almost transparent pink for 16 days after then stopped. Never even  use a pad at all the whole time and no pain for cramping oh and no clots. Still getting negetive tests!! Could this in IB??? never been on birth control and never been more the one day late

15/07/2013 at 15:22

I am so confused....my period is due tomorrow and I normally have a 31 day cycle, never late and always really heavy but on Saturday morning I started to lose pinkish watery blood which then turned Red but only when I wiped. no period symptoms like I normally get and I couldn't feel it like I normally could. This finished by Sunday morning and now has stopped completely. I am normally heavy for 3 days. Boobs are tender and I am tired all the time but done an early predictor test this morning and nothing  not even a faint line! I was pregnant in march but miscarried and been trying ever since. Any advice?!!! It's driving me mad ????

13/08/2013 at 16:35

hey guys, im chelsea.

I was due on my period sunday the 11th.. i had a tiny bit of bleeding and that was it! My periods are always on time. Me and my partner have been trying for a baby for the last 3 months. I done a pregnancy test yesterday which come out negative, am i doing the test to early to find out im pregnant? And could there be a possibility that i am pregnant?

thanks x

16/08/2013 at 00:17

Me and my boyfriend are trying to conceive I had my implant taken out on the 13th of July, before I had my implant in I had a regular cycle and always came on between the 31st of each month or just a bit into the first week of hex following montburst on the 9th of August I experienced a dark reddy/brown discharge in my knickers then when I wiped it looked like a very watery light pink That last 1 day I'm confused was that implantation bleeding I don't want to get my hopes up as I tested on the 14th with a hpt and it came back negative. I just want to know if I'm pregnant ???

16/08/2013 at 00:19

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24/08/2013 at 16:30

Any updates on earlier posts?

24/08/2013 at 22:54