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A 26-year-old female asked:

What does pregnancy spotting look like? how long does spotting during pregnancy last?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Light bleeding: usually lighter than your normal cycle. With positive urine pregnancy test, If gets heavy and or cramping, need to see your doctor.

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A 17-year-old female asked:

How long and how heavy is pregnancy spotting ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Can I be pregnant?: Any bleeding in pregnancy is unusual and represents risk to the pregnancy. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. It is more likely that one is not pregnant if they are 'spotting' or bleeding than not.
A 26-year-old male asked:

I have read spotting is normal in pregnancy, but how long does the spotting last?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Common not normal: Bleeding in early pregnancy is very common. It happens in almost half of pregnancies. It is not normal and should always be evaluated by your doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:

How long does spotting last if pregnant?

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Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Any spotting: In pregnancy is considered abnormal and should be evaluated by an OB provider as soon as possible.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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