A 16-year-old female asked:
i have had my normal period but can i still be pregnant?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 34 years experience
It is possible: A true period usually eliminates the chance that you are pregnant but some pregnant women can have vaginal bleeding that looks like a period. One .example: a pelvic infection could cause bleeding while pregnant. Another would be something called "implantation bleeding" which occurs when the newly conceived embyo's placenta "takes root" and causes bleeding. You should do a pregnancy test.
Last updated Jun 21, 2014
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