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I got preganancy test positive on april 25 and got heavy bleeding on may 15 but my doctor said it was only a period?...

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Could have : been a miscarriage, however, if the doctor's testing did not show pregnancy can be related to ovulation problems/delays, from polycystic ovarian syndrome/insulin resistance.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: It is likely that you had spontaneous loss of an early pregnancy, which is not uncommon. About 25% of early pregnancies are lost, mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. Usually the only manifestation is a slightly heavy, delayed period. A common term (though cruel) for the phenomenon is chemical pregnancy. Wish you good health!

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