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What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

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Dr. Frederick Friedman answered

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Depends: Bleeding in early pregnancy is common - about 1/3 of women may have some degree of bleeding. It is important to establish that the pregnancy is in the uterus and not an "ectopic pregnancy " which can be life-threatening. A sonogram will help establish the location and health of the pregnancy. It may also be able to determine the source of the bleeding. One's blood type should also be checked.

Answered 12/14/2019

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