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A 32-year-old female asked:

Hi i had abortion 12/24/13 had unp.sex 12 days after.until today hpt r showng positive result but lastnite i started bleeding. is this normal?orpreg?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: If the test is showing a positive then you likely are pregnant. Also possible you are miscarrying. Pregnancy tests will be positive for awhile after the start of a miscarriage. Is it possible that this bleeding isn't a period, but bleeding in pregnancy, yes, possible as well. Bottom line, given that you just had an abortion, and pregnant in next cycle, consider possible birth control? Good luck!

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