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Is it possible to have period and be pregnant

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
No: Periods stop when pregnancy occurs. Bleeding at any point in pregnancy is not normal. You should be evaluated by your doctor to check the status of ... Read More
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Technically no: You do not ovulate when you are pregnant, and do not have normal periods. But it is not uncommon to have some bleeding during pregnancy that can be so... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: Although there is potential for bleeding during pregnancy; periods do not occur at this time.

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: If a woman has her NORMAL regular menstrual period, she is presumed not pregnant. If she thinks she is pregnant, then doing a home urine pregnancy tes... Read More
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: 30% of pregnant women experience implantation bleeding at about the time they would expect their period. They mistake this bleeding as their period, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
It is unusual: but it can happen. It will be confused with a miscarriage and needs to be worked up. I have seen this twice in my career where my pt menstruated for a... Read More
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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Yes: Placenta previa or low lying placenta, can cause vaginal bleeding, and spotting. Cervical cerclage and bed rest is the primary treatment of choice.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: One does not have periods while pregnant.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Rogers
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes.: Bleeding like a period in early pregnancy may occur due to several different causes. These include an abnormal pregnancy (threatened miscarriage, ect... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hello. : Hello. If it was actually your period than you were not pregnant at that time. However women can have spotting and be pregnant. There can be a number ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected period because of implantation bleeding. This gives them the impression that they are ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, re... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Bleeding: its impossible to have a period and be pregnant; on the other hand, having bleeding while pregnant can be a serious problem. U should discuss this wit... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No but: You can have bleeding during pregnancy. It is not your period, but rather, bleeding related to the pregnancy. While this is of low concern in most c... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Up to 30% of pregnant women have vaginal bleeding that they mistake for their periods.

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