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Does breakthrough bleeding mean your pregnant

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No it doesn't: Mean that you are pregnant. When in doubt you can take a pregnancy test.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding which is when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on birth control. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Breakthrough bleeding does not mean a woman is not pregnant. The only reliable indication for the absence of a pregnancy is a negative urine home preg... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Breakthrough bleedin: If you missed one or two pills you are going to have breakthrough bleeding . If you missed a pill or two you might get pregnant and see at the same t... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No you can not: If you missed three pills and you were sexually active then you can NOT rely on the pill this month to prevent pregnancy. Withdrawal bleeding occurs f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Pregnancy test: Why not just take a home pregnancy test and find out? Usually we suspect pregnancy when you miss your period not have them more.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: It doesn't mean that. If you have a full period that would mean that you aren't pregnant. If you don't have your period on time- it means you should t... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
If you had a period since having sex, you are not pregnant from that episode of sex. If you have any concern, do a home pregnancy test 3 weeks after t... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
That is a term: For when u are not preg, u can have bleeding in pregnancy from a variety of reasons that your OB should evaluate, some go away and do not cause proble... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You could : Become pregnant if you have sex near time of ovulation. Sometimes there could be a little bleeding with ovulation.

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