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A 32-year-old member asked:

Would like to have explanation of how can you have a period while pregnant?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Read this: It's the other way around. You're pregnant and you don't know it. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected periods because the baby as implanted into the womb. This gives the impression of a period when it's not.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Would like to have explanation of how can you get pregnant whilst on your period?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Up to 30% of pregnant woman have vaginal bleeding at about the time of menstruation. They mistake this for their periods.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Would like to have explanation of how can you start your period and still be pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: You wouldn't be starting your period. You'd be experiencing implantation bleeding at the time would expect to have your next period.
Franklin, WI
A 18-year-old female asked:

What would your period be like if you got it while pregnant?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Period when pregnant: The period may be completely changed from normal. It is best to recheck home pregnancy test to see if you are indeed pregnant.
Tylertown, MS
A 26-year-old female asked:

Why do I feel like im pregnant before my period?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Hormones: Your corpus luteum, part of ovary that released the egg, is secreting progesterone. Progesterone is secreted to get your body prepared for pregnancy if it were to occur. The increase in Progesterone can give you "symptoms of pregnancy".
A 40-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to be pregnant and have period-like bleeding?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Up to 30% of pregnant women have vaginal bleeding they mistake for their periods.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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