U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
United Kingdom
A female asked:

I am 4 weeks and 5 days pregnant and started bleeding i am now finding stringy red bits of blood does this have to mean miscarriage?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
No: You can have spotting but still be pregnant. If it worsens, that could lead to a miscarriage. Follow with your OB / Gyn for monitoring and any other tests Best Wishes dr M
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Mar 22, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.