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spotting during 5th month of pregnancy

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you haven't had sex then you have nothing to worry about regarding possible pregnancy. If you are having irregular periods, then most likely due t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: Bleeding during pregnancy can occasionally be so heavy that it threatens the life of the baby or mom. It is important to report all bleeding, even spo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds like BV: This sounds more like bacterial vaginosis. This is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacterial and leads to an odor. It is treatable with antibiotics. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Get a urinalysis: to determine the cause of frequent urination and fatigue. It is highly unlikely to get pregnant on depo, but not impossible. Other things to rule ou ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Very common: While some women with bleeding in early pregnancy miscarry, many other healthy pregnancies have spotting or bleeding early on. Call your doctor if you ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, bleeding when: You have sex in the first trimester of pregnancy is not normal. Please see your doctor promptly and hold off on sex until medically cleared.
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Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Pregnancy is a good contraceptive. Sex during any type of pregnancy will not get you pregnant. Miscarriage is not caused by having sex. You can have b ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Although you are not in what would be the expected time to ovulate - hormones are funny and anything is possible. To reduce the chance consider Plan ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Small.: It is highly unlikely that you could get pregnant under the circumstances you presented. However nothing is impossible. Call your dr. And get an evalu ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy: It is hard to tell the chances you are pregnant. Although there is only a couple of days during the month when you can get pregnant, sperm can survive ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Did you miss you: Period? It is appropriate to do the pregnancy test 4-5 days after a missed period. You may wish to see your doctor as soon as one day after the missed ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your OB: Your OB knows your specific situation and may or may not rec it, most for most women it is way too uncomfortable for the woman but u need to ask your ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
VERY Slim!: You ovulate 14 days before your period, which is usually mid cycle in most women. Having sex on the first day of your true period would not cause you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very unlikely: If you have not missed any pills then regardless of where your menses came the likelihood of pregnancy is very low.
A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: However, for peace of mind, may repeat this in a week.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: "decidual bleeding" can be lumped together with "implantation bleeding" and we can call them both "first trimester bleeding". I'd estimate 20-30% of p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: There is not a way to quantify the odds of getting pregnant when someone is using birth control pills sporadically or incorrectly. You can not rely on ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not pregnant: What birth control are you on?
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Low Probability: Ovulation generally follows menses onset by about 14-15 days. Sexual activity timing was a bit early to match ovulation, though the third time got cl ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Brown d/c: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. It could be a sign of implantation. I would get a pregnancy test, and f/u with your ob/gyn.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Unusual: Likely not. To ovulate on day 26 is very late. And then to get a period 20 days later is also strange. It may be worthwhile repeating the tests in 1 w ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pregnancy unlikely: Having unprotected intercourse on day one of menstrual period is very unlikely to produce pregnancy, however it is not impossible if the bleeding was ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A person can't tell: Wait. A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: A woman who has a menstrual period a week late, but of normal flow and normal duration, is not likely to be pregnant. On can wait for the next period ... Read More

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