A 38-year-old member asked:
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can i have a period during pregnancy?

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Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There are many different causes of bleeding during pregnancy such as threatened miscarriage, partial separation of the placenta and even infection or inflammation of the cervix. This may mimic a menses but is not considered a period. If you have bleeding during pregnancy you should contact your md.
Answered on May 22, 2018
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Pregnancy loss: I am not sure i exactly understand your question. It certainly isn't uncommon for someone to be pregnant briefly and have a period (which means they a ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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No: Although a woman could experience some bleeding during pregnancy, it would not be due to her period.
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Bleeding can occur,: however, if pregnant, this not a period. Blood tests of levels of HCG, can be helpful, ultrasound when getting higher HCG levels is also helpful.

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