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How long can i wait with vaginal bleeding during pregnancy to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Vaginal bleeding: You shouldn't wait. Call your obgyn.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 48 years experience
Bleeding in pregnanc: Bleeding in pregnancy is a sign that something is wrong with the pregnancy. In the first part of pregnancy causes range from a misscarriage to a tubal pregnancy (ectopic pregnancy). Causes in later pregnancy include placenta previa and placental abruption. Some causes are life threatening to the mother others are threatening to the fetus. So seeing a doctor is important.

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