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A 20-year-old female asked:

light spotting after sex while pregnant- 32 days past lmp- is this normal? my husband and i had sex early in the morning and i noticed light bleeding early that evening. no clumps, just light bright red. is this normal?

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Bleeding : Bleeding in early pregnancy is very common. In most of these cases the pregnancy will progress normally. However, at minimum your doctor should be notified. He/she will ask a few questions and decide on the next course of action, which is usually waiting or you could be monitored with blood tests every 3 days to see if the pregnancy is progressing. My advice would be to avoid sex or anything in the vagina at least until you make it out of the first trimester. Obviously this is your decision. Feel free to discuss it with your doctor. Best of luck.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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