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A 45-year-old female asked:

8 weeks pregnant bled 5 days period like bleeding no clots. have i miscarried? how come i didn't pass clots or bleed a lot? showing -ve then +ve.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Need follow up: The only way to know will be to schedule a follow up appointment. At 8 weeks your doctor will need to do a sonogram to check on the status of the baby. Bleeding in early pregnancy should be promptly evaluated. Your pregnnacy test would stay positive either way because there are still pregnnacy hormones after a miscarriage. An exam is the next step.

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