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brown spotting during 5th week of pregnancy

A female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: If you had your period you are definitely not pregnant. If you are not sure the bleeding last week was a period, do a pregnancy test to find out. good ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Anovulation: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormon ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Right away: If you have already missed your period, you can do a pregnancy test now.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. If ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Brown d/c: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. It could be a sign of implantation. I would get a pregnancy test, and f/u with your ob/gyn.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Did you miss you: Period? It is appropriate to do the pregnancy test 4-5 days after a missed period. You may wish to see your doctor as soon as one day after the missed ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Always a possibility, especially with missed pills. But could also be your period a little late, could be breakthrough bleeding from the pills, could ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Unusual: Likely not. To ovulate on day 26 is very late. And then to get a period 20 days later is also strange. It may be worthwhile repeating the tests in 1 w ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maybe: An irregular period can be a sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if you are concerned.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not pregnant: Nothing in your story represents any sign or symptom of pregnancy. But, if you doubt this then you go get a pregnancy test. They are readily available ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Confused: Would need more information regarding what is happening exactly. I'm available this evening for live consult to discuss further as the free section o ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Brown is Blood: There is nothing in your story of any medical or significant health concern. Vaginal discharge that is white has no medical diagnostic value.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, bleeding when: You have sex in the first trimester of pregnancy is not normal. Please see your doctor promptly and hold off on sex until medically cleared.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be: Call your OB md and ask him/her.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Please confirm with home pregnancy test.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. Not sure what your question is.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test : The only way to go would be to do a home pregnancy test. Since you are bleeding it makes that less likely. Check a test and you have your answer.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not pregnant: Nope. You had a period. (physical proof that you are not pregnant) and a negative pregnancy test done at the correct time. You are not pregnant.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
33 years experience Bariatrics
Periods can vary: Menstrual periods may vary a little in length, pain and flow. Sometimes they can even be skipped or come very early or late due to stress. Occasiona ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: You may do a pregnancy test in a week or so, if you do not get a regular period. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you g ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Pregnancy is a good contraceptive. Sex during any type of pregnancy will not get you pregnant. Miscarriage is not caused by having sex. You can have b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not sure: You might want to try a different test if you are not sure. The other option would we to see your MD and check a blood test. It may just be that you h ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly?: Do a pregnancy test and if negative may need to repeat in 7-10 days. Otherwise discuss with your pcp or gyn. May not be pregnant and just having on ... Read More
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