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Doctor insights on: Bleeding Bright Red During Early Stages Of Pregnancy

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is very heavy, painful cramping and pink colored bleeding during a period a sign of early pregnancy?

Is very heavy, painful cramping and pink colored bleeding during a period a sign of early pregnancy?

Probably not: A pregnancy test will tell for sure, but such symptoms are more likely related to other issues such as endometriosis or infection may be more likely. See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Light pink blood cramping early sign of menstrual cycle?

Light pink blood cramping early sign of menstrual cycle?

IT may be.: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 ; 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 ; for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair ; white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen ; feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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Is some bleeding normal during early pregnancy?

Is some bleeding normal during early pregnancy?

Possibly: When the pregnancy implants into the endometrial lining of your uterus you may have light bleeding. In addition, the cervix is often friable in pregnancy (irritated looking and bleeds easily). Sex, a pap, and vaginal exam may cause bleeding too. However, discuss your bleeding with your doctor as not all of it is normal. ...Read more

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Is seeing pink discharge during sex sign of early pregnancy?

Is seeing pink discharge during sex sign of early pregnancy?

No: May be a small amount of blood. Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawns. ...Read more

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Period is due in 7 days and is never early. Started bleeding bright red medium flow today, no pain. Had light pink spotting at ovulation. Miscarriage?

Period is due in 7 days and is never early. Started bleeding bright red medium flow today, no pain. Had light pink spotting at ovulation. Miscarriage?

Possible.: It is possible you had a miscarriage, or that you never became pregnant this month. It is normal for there to be some variation in the cycle length from month to month. If you have been trying to conceive with regular intercourse for over a year, you might consider seeing a fertility specialist who can help you. ...Read more

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What causes spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy?

What causes spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy?

Implantation and : Increased vasculrity of the reproductive system may cause minimal spotting in the first trimester. If the spotting is more than minimal or persistent, please consult your doctor. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/bleeding-during-pregnancy. ...Read more

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4 days of red bleeding followed by 10days of pink spotting could that be implantation bleeding?

4 days of red bleeding followed by 10days of pink spotting could that be implantation bleeding?

Unlikely: This is not the typical pattern for implantation bleeding. Most spotting and bleeding that occurs during the menstrual cycle can not be assessed without knowledge of when the prior menstrual period occurred, and whether it was normal in timing and appearance. ...Read more

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Bright red spotting and small clots symptoms of implantation bleeding?

Bright red spotting and small clots symptoms of implantation bleeding?

Probably breakthru: 'implantation bleeding' is subtle and unpredictable, if it can be interpreted at all. Internet gossip over-emphasizes the idea of 'implantation bleeding.' ...Read more

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Is bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Is  bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Common but...: While common to have some spotting, it could signal a more serious issue. Be sure to schedule prenatal care right away. ...Read more

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Is vaginal bleeding at the beginning of pregnancy heavy?

Is vaginal bleeding at the beginning of pregnancy heavy?

No: Vaginal bleeding does happen in about 20% of pregnancies during the 1st trimester. It is usually spotting but can be heavier. There are many reasons for it some dangerous some not. See your OB. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/bleeding-during-pregnancy#1 ...Read more

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Is early cramping before period an early sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily: Cramping before a period can be quite normal and doesn't necessarily have anything to do with a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Cervix seems very sensitive during early pregnancy (4 wks). Brown spotting and bleeding after sex. Is a test of progesterone level needed?

Cervix seems very sensitive during early pregnancy (4 wks). Brown spotting and bleeding after sex. Is a test of progesterone level needed?

No: The cervical blood vessels can be very near the surface. They are more engorged with blood and become more fragile due to the pregnancy and increased estrogen. The cervix always seems more "touchy" and cramps during pregnancy. All of this is normal. But you should be checked to make sure there is no other cause for your bleeding. ...Read more

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Bleeding from cervix in early pregnancy?

Bleeding from cervix in early pregnancy?

Can happen: The cervix swells with blood during pregnancy. This can cause oozing from the cervix. But you'll want to be sure the bleeding isn't from an infection or a complication of early pregnancy. This is best determined by exam and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Light bleeding spotting (along w/ white mucus) during ovulation, is this normal? What is the cause of light spotting during the start of ovulation?

Light bleeding spotting (along w/ white mucus) during ovulation, is this normal? What is the cause of light spotting during the start of ovulation?

Ovulation: Yes this is normal, one can have high spotting during ovulation. However I see from your chart that you are four weeks pregnant. If you are spotting in pregnancy, you may need to see your doctor, or consult here with one of the gynecologists in order to determine if it is serious or not. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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


Dr. Alan Patterson
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