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A 25-year-old female asked:

can u be pregnant and still get a light period i'm 10 days late and i just started spotting very light?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: It is possible to bleed while you are pregnant but that is not the same as having your period. Your period is the shedding of the endometrial lining when one does not get pregnant. Have you checked a pregnancy test? If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy.

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Last updated Jun 12, 2016

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