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Faint brown spotting 4 days before period

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you have been taking the pill regularly, you are unlikely to be pregnant. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the res ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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You would know: by now. At 26 weeks, your uterus would a few inches above your belly button and the fetus would be kicking and moving around. Spotting is common betw ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Positive pregnancy: It is common to get spotting in pregnancy. Most of the time everything is fine, but it is helpful to check with your doc to make sure. Occasionally, p ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy bleed: Bleeding in pregnancy is common but never normal. In most cases things are ok but it can indicate a miscarriage or tubal pregnancy. See your doctor fo ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: If you have been on oral contraceptives then indeed you had PROTECTED intercourse. PROTECTED simply refers to pregnancy. You were of course unprotecte ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or a late or missed perio ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Once your period: is late - you can go ahead and use a home pregnancy test (first morning void is best). Repeat in a week if this was negative & you still don't hav ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check thyroid: Your thyroid function should be checked as well as a pelvic ultrasound to rule out any polyps or fibroids.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Before being concerned about a miscarriage you should find out if you are pregnant. Do a home pregnancy test. If it is negative then you are not havin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More

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