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by ambersjourney
Fri Aug 18, 638609 4:50 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 35 weeks and Appointment today.
Replies: 9
Views: 832

35 weeks and Appointment today.

<t>Hi ladies! <br/> So I am 35 today! Yea. Went to my weekly OB appointment. He ordered labs and a 24 hour urine. (My first for the pregnancy). I reported my bps and vision changes. Friday I saw some spots and then it was like I was looking at everything through water... (you know like when you are ...
by ambersjourney
Fri Aug 18, 638609 4:38 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: NO hat?!
Replies: 10
Views: 1201

NO hat?!

Ok, So I got all the way home and then realized that the lab did not give me a hat to pee in! Do you all have any suggestions for me? A cup just isn't going to cut it... I don't want to loose urine! This needs to be accurate. Geesh.
by ambersjourney
Fri Aug 18, 638609 11:52 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Full term... and my amniotic fluid update
Replies: 25
Views: 1733

Re : Full term... and my amniotic fluid update

Yea! Sounds great!!!
by ambersjourney
Fri Aug 18, 638609 11:48 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Vision changes- What did you experience?
Replies: 10
Views: 2223

Re : Vision changes- What did you experience?

<t>I have experienced several different types of visual changes. In my first pregnancy I assumed my vision changes were due to simply being pregnant. I stopped wearing my contacts and started to wear my glasses only. It just seemed not quite bad with my glasses. I saw what I would describe as a cons...
by ambersjourney
Thu Aug 17, 638609 3:24 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: back pain-liver?
Replies: 6
Views: 1110

back pain-liver?

<t>Hi<br/> I have been having a pain in my back along the bra strap and it feels like the description given for upper gastric pain, 'pinching'. At first I thought it was a muscle spasm... but its not quite the same and seems deeper. HOWEVER it is on my left side not right... any ideas? I think I wil...
by ambersjourney
Mon Aug 07, 638609 2:47 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Needing advice.
Replies: 10
Views: 627

Re : Needing advice.

Ditto!!!
by ambersjourney
Tue Jul 25, 638609 11:42 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Hives and swelling
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re : Hives and swelling

I would think that this is a good question for your doctor. In my last pregnancy my OB said that my itching was related to liver involvement. So that's definitely something to ask about.
by ambersjourney
Tue Jul 25, 638609 6:57 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: Heparin question
Replies: 8
Views: 966

Re : Heparin question

<t>I found that certain locations hurt worse than others. For example I cannot take heparin in my upper back of arm STINGS and BURNS!!! My stomach is where it hurts much much less. Usually I don't feel it at all. I also found that the syringe brand can make a difference. (Generic tend to be not as s...
by ambersjourney
Thu Jul 13, 638609 10:57 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: How long do you have visual disturbances?
Replies: 9
Views: 679

Re : How long do you have visual disturbances?

<t>Thank you for all your input. It helps to know to take note of all types of visual changes... and that they are quite varied! I have an appointment on Monday with my OB so if its just occasional I will wait to discuss it with him on Monday. If it becomes persistent and concerning I will call righ...
by ambersjourney
Thu Jul 13, 638609 12:01 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: How long do you have visual disturbances?
Replies: 9
Views: 679

Re : How long do you have visual disturbances?

Alison, do you have headache, or pitting edema? How is your bp? (just trying to get the full picture.)

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