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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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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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Bleeding in early pregnancy. Is this something to be worried about?

Bleeding in early pregnancy. Is this something to be worried about?

20%: About 20% of women experience some spotting during the first trimester of pregnancy. It may not be a problem or could signal a problem with the pregnancy. Consult with your obstetrician for spotting. For signficant bleeding or fever, please obtain prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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Is bleeding throughout early pregnancy normal because from what i looked up people have said that they have.

Is bleeding throughout early pregnancy normal because from what i looked up people have said that they have.

Common: Bleeding in the first trimester is not "normal, " per say, but it is very common. The typical figure quotes 50% miscarriage rate in women with early pregnancy bleeding. But that is only a little above the baseline rate of 30-40%. ...Read more

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Is subcbrionic bleeding in early pregnancy anotber term for spotting?

Is subcbrionic bleeding in early pregnancy anotber term for spotting?

No exactly: Subchorionic bleeding is bleeding within the folds of the chorion (the outer fetal membrane, next to the placenta) or within the layers of the placenta itself. This bleeding can cause the placenta to separate from the uterine wall if it forms a big clot under the placenta. Frequently, though, it causes spotting for a few weeks and then goes away. Best wishes! ...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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Does light bleeding in early pregnancy mean I am having a miscarriage?

Does light bleeding in early pregnancy mean I am having a miscarriage?

No: It is very common to have some spotting in early pregnancy because little capillaries on the cervix frequently bust open spontaneously or with intercourse. ...Read more

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It's been said lots of women have "period like" bleeding in early pregnancy. What is the difference?

It's been said lots of women have "period like" bleeding in early pregnancy. What is the difference?

Can't tell: It is difficult to tell the difference between menstrual bleeding and bleeding during pregnancy. A pregnancy test should be performed on any patient that thinks she is pregnant and is bleeding. ...Read more

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I've heard lots of women have period like bleeding in early pregnancy. But honestly, do the two differ much?

I've heard lots of women have period like bleeding in early pregnancy. But honestly, do the two differ much?

Can't tell: It is difficult to tell the difference between menstrual bleeding and bleeding during pregnancy. A pregnancy test should be performed on any patient that thinks she is pregnant and is bleeding. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bleeding durring early pregnancy and is it harmful to the child?

Can a UTI cause bleeding durring early pregnancy and is it harmful to the child?

Yes and no: Uti can cause blood in the urine but it is usually not harmful to the fetus . The treatment might be more of a problem to the fetus depending on trimester. ...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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Hi doctor is bleeding normal in early pregnancy? Please help

Hi doctor is bleeding normal in early pregnancy?  Please help

It is not normal: It is not normal but bleeding is common in early pregnancy. Whenever there is bleeding in early pregnancy we call it a possible miscarriage. Most of the time it is not a big deal at all though as long as there is only a small amount of blood and no pain. If you begin to bleed more than one pad an hour or have pain then you will need to see a doctor to get an ultrasound and some blood work. ...Read more

Dr. Olga Sarkodie
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Pregnancy Ultrasound (Definition)

Ultrasound had allowed the visualization of internal structures of the body in a non-invasive manner. Ultrasound therefore is a good tool for the evaluation of pregnancies. Pregnancy ultrasound can be performed in all phases of pregnancy. Early ones are mainly used for confirmation of the pregnancy as well as confirming dates. Later ones can identify problems in the organ ...Read more


Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

A long tube runs from the mouth to the anus. It includes, in order, the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine (duodenum, jejunum, ileus), caecum, the ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid colon (or large intestine) and the rectum. The space inside that tube , the lumen, is considered to be outside of the body. When we bleed into that space ...Read more