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my period is lighter than usual could I be pregnant

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Pregnancy tests are usually accurate. However, to be sure, repeat another one after a week
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Bullock
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doubtful.: If this is time for your regular period and you are bleeding, you are probably not pregnant. You could always do a pregnancy test to check. :).
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: There is low chance for pregnancy at this stage of your cycle and the light period is most likely not caused by pregnancy at this point. It might be ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
I'd bet 'No!': Having a period - even lighter than usual - should be the key. All the pain symptoms you note have zero to do w/ it. Did you have unprotected sex? If ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menses: Have you had unprotected intercourse?
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
You bled: I am not sure what you specifically mean by "some symptoms". It is never a good idea to be ambiguous when communicating a question to a physician. Yo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: If you did not miss your period, you are unlikely to be pregnant. If you did miss your period by more than 5 days you may do a home pregnancy test. Us ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Take a home pregnancy test. They turn positive within 72 hours before the start of your expected period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week.
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