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causes of spotting during pregnancy

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several causes: There are a multitude of causes of pregnancy "spotting" early and late. The list includes the following: Threatened abortion(miscarriage), Implantatio ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Implantation and : Increased vasculrity of the reproductive system may cause minimal spotting in the first trimester. If the spotting is more than minimal or persistent, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleedin: Blood estrogen levels are low around the time of ovulation, which usually comes on cycle day 14-16 (day 1 is the day menstrual bleeding starts). For ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed : Breakthrough bleeding is common but not normal therefore there is no normal time for it to last. When you skip pills you trigger bleeding. The birth c ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Irregular menses: may be due to hormonal imbalance or thyroid/blood sugar issues. Requires a GYN exam and evaluation. Stress, tension. anxiety may also play a role.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you have been having unprotected sex, you could be pregnant. Do a home pregnancy test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: Bleeding during pregnancy can occasionally be so heavy that it threatens the life of the baby or mom. It is important to report all bleeding, even spo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds like BV: This sounds more like bacterial vaginosis. This is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacterial and leads to an odor. It is treatable with antibiotics. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you haven't had sex then you have nothing to worry about regarding possible pregnancy. If you are having irregular periods, then most likely due t ... Read More
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