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A 49-year-old male asked:

Is it normal for a pregnant women to spot during her first 2 weeks of pregnancy?

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Dr. Meena Khandelwal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Not really: It needs follow-up by your obstetrician. There are many causes for spotting - mainly ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy in the wrong spot); sign of an abnormal pregnancy that can result in miscarriage; or could be unknown (idiopathic). Most often, need to follow blood pregnancy tests and ultrasound when blood pregnancy test above 1000.

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