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i started my period early could i be pregnant

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Am I pregnant?: In early pregnancy when the fetus in implanting in the uterine lining you can get some bleeding that women often mistake as a period. So, yes, you ha ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to tell...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pre ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely not: Unless this period that started a week early is very light and short, it is unlikely that an early period means you are pregnant. There are many reas ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnan ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Period vs spotting.: If you had an actual period than you were not pregnant. However if it was only spotting, pregnancy is a possibility.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. It does not seem l ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Probably not: Cramps can be caused by many different factors, anytime around your period can cause cramping. Also, since you actually had your period you are not ve ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: It is possible but more likely it is just hormonal shifts causing some irregular bleeding. If you are having unprotected sex make sure you are taking ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If it was your: Actual period - then you are not pregnant. Take care.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is possible: Go ahead and take a home pregnancy test. Take care.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to tell...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes..: This is certainly a possibility. Get a pregnancy test, if negative, wait for your next cycle and see how it behaves. If you develop any other symptoms ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Hmmmm?: Sounds like your period may have just come on late. Wait to see if you have a normal period and you can always check a urine preg test. But most like ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Test: The symptoms you are having (which you do not describe) could possibly simply be related to the hormonal changes during your cycle. What the period a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Short period: It is possilbe to have a 3 day period and to have conceived the previous cycle.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Pregnancy: If you are healthy and have sex without optimal protection you are always at risk of becoming pregnant. Why wonder? Do a pregnancy test. They are v ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You would have been pregnant from the month before, then experienced implantation bleeding at the time you'd expect your next period, making you think ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You could: Be and this bleeding is not from menstruation. Check a pregnancy test, i doubt u are but if you've been having unprotected sex, well that's kinda how ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia McNally
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Depending on your cycles, you could have ovulated late and just have been too soon after conception to detect on a home pregnancy test. I would repeat ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If it is your actual: Period then you aren't pregnant. Take care.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Easy to test--HPT: The easiest and fastest way to know is doing a home pregnancy test. If it is negative, repeat in 5-7 days. If still neg, then likely you are not pregn ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Purchase a home pregnancy test. They become positive when you'd be about 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Back to School?: Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Having a period represents the physical proof that you are not pregnant.

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