Thursday, August 18, 2011

Ha ha

I had a few hours of brown spotting yesterday. . . a small amount, but I thought I should call my OB, just to be on the safe side.  (The spotting subsided within a few hours, thank goodness.)

The triage nurse from the office didn't call me back until this morning, which I told MM was a good sign.  Prior times I've called, she's gotten back to me within an hour, so the delay reassured me that this was nothing urgent I needed to be worried about and that they wouldn't need me to come in.

Anyway, when I talked to the nurse, she gave me the standard spiel about resting, drinking lots of fluids, monitoring the spotting and calling back if the bleeding was red, soaking a pad an hour, or accompanied by cramping.  She also told me that I should avoid "exercise and intercourse" for at least 48 hours after the spotting stopped.

I told her "Oh, don't worry: I haven't done either of those things in six weeks anyway."  I could tell by her slight pause and tone that my comment made her a little uncomfortable.

Gah, you'd think being a nurse in an OB office, she'd have heard it all by now.  Hee hee

5 comments:

  1. Not sure how many IF patients she has in her practice. Clearly not that many!

    Glad you are okay.

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  2. This post totally made me laugh! I feel like all RE/OB/GYN nurses should have to have been through IF as a job requirement!

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  3. hehehe that is funny!! Thanks for the giggle!

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  4. Ugh...spotting...soo annoying!! Hope its all cleared up already.

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  5. Rest easy. My bleeding came and went as well. Try not to worry but.dont accidentally have sex.

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