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A 33-year-old female asked:

I'm 8 weeks pregnant and i am bleeding like my period, but it is not as heavy. the blood went from brown to dark red with mild cramps. miscarriage?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Pregnancy bleed: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy making it very common but not normal. Most are fine but sometimes bleeding can indicate a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. Get checked.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It may be a: Miscarriage. I would give your doctor a call in the morning so that you can find out the status of your pregnancy. Of course if you develop severe pain or hemorrhage then you should be seen at the er. I am sorry you are going through this. Take care.
Last updated Sep 26, 2015

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