Catching a cold/ Getting Sick as an early pregnancy symptom????

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  1. wannabeprego

    wannabeprego March 2021 IVF cycle #3 to TTC #4 is a BFP

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    Hi girls,

    I was just wondering how many of you lovely ladies caught a cold and were sick during your cycle that you got your BFP? I have heard that this is a good early pregnancy symptom and was wondering how many people actually experienced this. I had a soar throat, stuffed up nose, achey and head cold for about a week now, I am now feeling better today though and just have the runny nose and flem stuff left over.... Thanks in advance for your responses!!!:flower:
     
  2. AECsDH

    AECsDH Well-Known Member

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    Totally had one from about O day on. 20 days later and my head is just now almost cleared out!
     
  3. kittylady

    kittylady Mother of 3, due #4

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    annagrace Well-Known Member

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    Yes! At about 4 weeks i got a night of fever, sickness and terrible dizziness. It only lasted a few hours but i couldn't walk and my OH had to call NHS direct because it scared the cr*p out of me! The doctor later said the immune system drops when pregnant and so a lot of ladies get early symptoms.

    Glad you're feeling better, lovely! :)
     
  5. wannabeprego

    wannabeprego March 2021 IVF cycle #3 to TTC #4 is a BFP

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    Thanks for your responses girls!!!!! Hopefully me getting a cold is a good sign and I am on the road to a BFP this month!!! :thumbup:

    @annagrace, thank you for the well wishes hun...:flower:
     
  6. MarcsMrs

    MarcsMrs On our way to 3 under 3!!

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    Yep I had this the whole of the TWW.....I really felt like I was comming down with the flu!! Horrible sinus pain too!!
     
  7. MrsMystery

    MrsMystery Hubby, Me, DD and Pup!

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    Yep! A pp is correct! The immune system drops its guard in order for your body to not reject the pregnancy...

    Also, there is something called "pregnancy rhinitis" - basically an ongoing cold throughout pregnancy. Turns out I have it...yuck! Sinus pressure, runny nose, etc...ah well, it's all worth it for the little bean!
     
  8. wannabeprego

    wannabeprego March 2021 IVF cycle #3 to TTC #4 is a BFP

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    Thanks again for the feed back ladies and for sharing your stories!!! :flower:

    Just some symptom spotting from me, I am still getting over my cold that i have had for about the last 6 days as you girls already know, and I am on the last leg of it, with blowing my nose and coughing up crap..... well I just threw up some of my lunch.... so of course I am hoping it is because I am pregnant, but it might be from all of the flem and crap and coughing that made me do it.... ugghhhh... not fun...
     
  9. Lulabell1

    Lulabell1 Well-Known Member

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    Yup a full blown cold for about 3 days now along with tiredness,sickness and blocked nose and sneezing tons which makes my uterus hurt after a bit of it ... Just rest rest rest
    X
     
  10. laura1981

    laura1981 Pregnant - 1st Trimester

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    Yep me too full cold for about 2 weeks and stil stuffy nose and sneezes now lol good luck
     
  11. sweetpeaxo

    sweetpeaxo Well-Known Member

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    Happened to me too. I was very sneezy, my nose was a little stuffy. And I still have this problem with it too =( but I heard that the increase in hormones can bring on those cold symptoms. So I would definitely say it's a sign.
     
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    InHisHands Well-Known Member

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    about 7dpo.. i started getting a running/stuffy nose... had the sinus headaches and sore throat... it lasted 10 days... got my bfp 16dpo. I would just take prengancy safe drugs like Robostussm DM and tyenol until you know for sure. That's what i did.. and im so glad that i went down that route. Good Luck!!!
     
  13. Lyd

    Lyd Mummy

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    hi, yes i purely had the cold or something very similar , bad cough, blocked up nose, sore throat was off work for days with it and i was starting to feel better around the time my period was due, i gave it a week to see if it came but was sooo in denial i just thought because i was sick that it was delayed (bang on time every month) oh but no i was pregnant soo there ya go :) good luck xxx
     
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    i got a cold 7dpo and it's still here!
     
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    wannabeprego March 2021 IVF cycle #3 to TTC #4 is a BFP

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    Thanks for sharing your stories with me girls!!! :flower:

    I am feeling hopeful that being sick is a good sign for me this month because it sounds like so many girls got sick in their early days!!! :winkwink:
     
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    For me it started at 7 weeks. Stuffy nose ever since. I sneeze a million times a day.
     
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    jess1983 Mother of 3

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    Me I had a cold. I felt so awful that I went in and got a strep test at 4 dpo and the doc asked if there was any chance I was pregnant. :)
     
  18. lyndsay49

    lyndsay49 First time mummy

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    I got my BFP today, the reason I tested was because I wanted to check before I took any medicines that could harm the baby. I've got a really bad cold and cough, it is actually hurting my tummy which is something else I am worrying about :shrug:
     
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    beth_terri Well-Known Member

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    Me! I had such a bad cold but totally didnt think I was pregnant so was taking all sorts of pain killers and night nurse coz I was really bad! Then I found out I was pregnant!
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  20. laura1981

    laura1981 Pregnant - 1st Trimester

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    Dont worry i was the same everytime i coughed i felt it really low in my tummy but dont panic i am nearly 9 weeks now and the cough has gone xx
     

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