Pregnant. Mirena. Bleeding!

Patient

Q: I'm 12 weeks pregnant with my first baby. I'm about 5'5 and 100 lbs. I'm a bartender and I work 12 hour days. Last night after a 10 hour shift I noticed I was bleeding...bad enough to need a tampon. I have my first Dr appt on March 10, but I am pregnant with a mirena that I've had inserted for a year. Could being on my feet and not resting during long shifts at work cause bleeding? Or my mirena?

Symptoms:  Bleeding
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