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A 32-year-old female asked:

Mote bleeding this am. red & brown. lighter than normal period but heavier than yest. having normal abd and leg cramps. period? pregnant?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Hard to guess: It can be hard to guess whether a woman is pregnant or not. A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period, or after having a "weird" period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test.

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