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Why am i bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Why am i bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Not normal please: Call your OB now if you are early that usually means you are having a misc., if later please call your OB asap, as that usually means a placental abruption or placenta previa both of which are emergencies. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Ovarian cyst during pregnancy causing lots of bleeding and some blood clots. How is this treated?

Ovarian cyst during pregnancy causing lots of bleeding and some blood clots. How is this treated?

Not a cyst cause: In general, an ovarian cyst does not cause vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. The usual causes would be an issue with the placenta, a growth on the cervix, premature labor, for instance. You need to clarify with your doctor what the cause of the bleeding is to know how to treat. However avoid intercourse, heavy lifting or exercise for now would be reasonable. ...Read more

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Early in pregnancy went to ER and heard hb maybe 3 -4 weeks bleeding and blood clots how do you the differance in misscarriage& blood clot? Normal?

Early in pregnancy went to ER and heard hb maybe 3 -4 weeks bleeding and  blood clots how do you the differance in misscarriage& blood clot? Normal?

Be seen: This cannot be determined from your description. You need to be seen and obtain an ultrasound. Take prenatal vitamins in any event. ...Read more

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Is blood clots normal the first month of pregnancy, and on and off bright red bleeding?

Is blood clots normal the first month of pregnancy, and on and off bright red bleeding?

Common: It is not strictly "normal" but it happens very frequently and all is well. You'd need an actual exam/ eval with a doctor in person to say more, good wishes! ...Read more

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Early pregnancy went to ER heard hb bleeding and blood clots how to tell the difference between miscarriage and clots?

Early pregnancy went to ER heard hb bleeding and blood clots how to tell the difference between miscarriage and clots?

Very difficult : And would require a microscope. An easier way is to measure the pregnancy hormone, hcg, in the mother's blood and then measure it again 2-3 days later. If pregnant, it should increase (usually doubles every 3 days in early pregnancy). Also, depending on how many weeks pregnant (at least 4-5 weeks), transvaginal ultrasound may show evidence of an intrauterine pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had a positive HPT 5 days ago but now I'm bleeding heavily non stop with blood clots, could it be chemical pregnancy? My LMP was 2nd March 15

I had a positive HPT 5 days ago but now I'm bleeding heavily non stop with blood clots, could it be chemical pregnancy? My LMP was 2nd March 15

Chemical pregnancy: It is possible that it is a chemical pregnancy so i would recheck a hpt. Call your doctor for appt as well for follow up because you may need bloodwork for confirmation. ...Read more

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Had sex 18 dy ago. Some pregnancy symptoms.Bleeding&fleshy long tissue dropped out of vagina last night&blood clots.Could it be miscarriage?

Had sex 18 dy ago. Some pregnancy symptoms.Bleeding&fleshy long tissue dropped out of vagina last night&blood clots.Could it be miscarriage?

Bleeding: Less likely especially if you didn't miss your period. If you're in doubt, do pregnancy test. In case of miscarriage, it would still be positive. If you're still having symptoms, see a doc. ...Read more

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Took 2 + pregnancy test and i'm having cramps and blood clots too. Its pretty red to me. Can this be implantation bleeding? Its my first pregnancy...

Took 2 + pregnancy test and i'm having cramps and blood clots too. Its pretty red to me. Can this be implantation bleeding? Its my first pregnancy...

Needs evaluation: Bleeding in the first trimester of pregnancy is common but not normal. You need to be evaluated. See your doctor soon to determine that the hormone levels are normal and to confirm there is a live pregnancy located inside the uterus. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more