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Bleeding With Clots During Early Pregnancy
My girlfriend is in early stages of pregnancy. Earlier today she had very light bleeding almost watery and now she has bad pains and passed a clot.
May need evaluation: Passing clots is nothing but the accumulation of blood in the vagina. It is not prognostically worse than the bleeding itself. If the pain and bleeding continues, she should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
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Is it normal to have a normal period during only 1-2 weeks of pregnancy. (clotting, normal bleeding, and the usual length of 7 days)?
No: You are at risk of miscarriage if you haven't already. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
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
I have early pregnancy symptoms with a brown discharge with some light bleeding and clots what can it be ?
Need to see doctor: First, you need to do a pregnancy test to see if you are actually pregnant. Bleeding in pregnancy is never normal but does not necessarily mean anything bad. It could be normal implantation, a miscarriage or a pregnancy outside your uterus in your tube (an ectopic pregnancy). If your test is positive, you should see a physician as soon as possible for an ultrasound ...Read more
Started bleeding heavy 8 days early, small clots, had unprotected sex while ovulating. Have many pregnancy symptoms. Can i still be pregnant?
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
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
Is heavy bleeding during pregnancy with large clots a definite sign of miscarriage? I had heavy bleeding with large clots for a few hours. I soaked through 4 pads in an hour. The bleeding has subsided to about the amount of a normal period. Because it has
Hello. : Hello. I am answering this six days after you wrote it. I hope you are ok at this time. The information you provided did not state how far along you are in pregnancy. If you soaked four pads in an hour, this is not mild spotting. This may well be a miscarriage. It can be defintively determined by an ultrasound, a serum HCG (to see if levels are dropping or rising), or if products of conception are identified. Take care. ...Read more
I remembered that we had intercourse with my husband december 1, had pregnancy test last december 21 and today i noticed bleeding and clot. please help me?
Menstruration?: When was your last period? You may be having your regular menstrual period. If the pregnancy test on December 21 was positive, you may be experiencing loss of an early pregnancy. About 25% or pregnancies are lost spontaneously, often due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. If your pregnancy test on Dec 21 was positive you may wish to repeat it. ...Read more
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