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Doctor insights on: Blood Clot During Pregnancy First Trimester

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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If a woman has a blood clot during pregnancy, what will happen to the baby?

If a woman has a blood clot during pregnancy, what will happen to the baby?

Probably nothing: I presume that you are referring to a deep vein thrombosis. This will not affect the baby but the medication used to treat it can. Its important that drugs which do not cross the placenta are used to treat the problem to avoid any harm to the baby. ...Read more

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How is a pelvic blood clot diagnosed during pregnancy? And what are the symptoms? And treatment?

How is a pelvic blood clot diagnosed during pregnancy? And what are the symptoms? And treatment?

Blood clot : Seek help immediately if you think you have a blood clot. Ultrasound imaging and by D dimer blood tests will be used to help diagnose blood clots. Signs and symptoms can include redness, swelling, or pain. During pregnancy, heparin is the preferred drug of choice to treat the clot. ...Read more

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If I didn't have sex at all in September but I passed a large blood clot in the 6th and I got a positive pregnancy test on the 14th of October due to being sick the last 3 weeks of September and the first week of October how far along am I and why did I p

If I didn't have sex at all in September but I passed a large blood clot in the 6th and I got a positive pregnancy test on the 14th of October due to being sick the last 3 weeks of September and the first week of October how far along am I and why did I p

Repeat test: if you want to make sure that you are still pregnant repeat the HPT if it still positive go to the doctor for a blood test that will confirmed the pregnancy and will give an estimation about how far. the accurate aging of the pregnancy and the due date will be done with a combination of examination, blood test, and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

Depends: Bleeding in early pregnancy is common - about 1/3 of women may have some degree of bleeding. It is important to establish that the pregnancy is in the uterus and not an "ectopic pregnancy " which can be life-threatening. A sonogram will help establish the location and health of the pregnancy. It may also be able to determine the source of the bleeding. One's blood type should also be checked. ...Read more

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Can blood clot during menstruation prevent pregnancy?

Can blood clot during menstruation prevent pregnancy?

No: Passing clots during menstruation does not mean that a woman can not become pregnant. ...Read more

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During pregnancy could osteopath treatment cause a blood clot to go to the lung?

Theoretically possib: If you had a new blood clot in a limb being manipulated its possible, but extreemly unlikley. ...Read more

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I passed a blood clot the size of a lg orange(during period)..No possibility of pregnancy (tubes tied) should I be concerned? I am worried

I passed a blood clot the size of a lg orange(during period)..No possibility of pregnancy (tubes tied) should I be concerned? I am worried

Yes, but ...: During menstruation, it is normal to pass some smaller clots (say, dime sized). However, if you are bleeding profusely or passing large clots, consider visiting a doctor for an evaluation of your heavy menstruation. Hormones, fibroids, polyps are common causes. A pelic exam and ultrasound are the next steps. Treatment options will depend on your future fertility plans. ...Read more

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Why am I passing blood clots during my second trimester of pregnancy?

Why am I passing blood clots during my second trimester of pregnancy?

Not sure, get check: You should see your doctor today. A little spotting, especially after intercourse is not unusual in pregnancy but passing clots is not normal and you should see your doctor or go to the local hospital. ...Read more

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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

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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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What percent of people get blood clots during pregnancy that causes stroke or other complications? if i got no blood disorder am i low risk?

What percent of people get blood clots during pregnancy that causes stroke or other complications? if i got no blood disorder am i low risk?

Clots and pregnancy: The risk of having a blood clot during pregnancy and up to six weeks after birth is 1 in 1000. This is 10 times higher than women who are of the same age who are not pregnant. Risk factors include maternal age greater than 35, smoking, significant obesity, long plane flights, clotting disorders, previous DVT, and sedentary activity with lack of exercise . ...Read more

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How much does your chance if blood clots increase during pregnancy? Does a previous c-section make this higher?

How much does your chance if blood clots increase during pregnancy? Does a previous c-section make this higher?

A previous csection: Does not increase your risk and the risk for the average healthy women is low, risk is more right after surgery that is why for the 1st 24-36 hours sequential compression stockings are used to prevent venous stasis that could lead to blood clots until you are up ambulating. ...Read more

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If your healthy what are the chances of getting pre eclampsia or blood clots and dying during pregnancy or after giving birth?

If your healthy what are the chances of getting pre eclampsia or blood clots and dying during pregnancy or after giving birth?

Not likely: If healthy, and you eat well, keep active, take prenatal vitamins and have regular prenatal checks, while pregnant, you are not at risk for clots or pre eclampsia. Also, your chances of dying are about zero. Would you like to have a baby? Are you afraid? Looks like you have done some research. Why not talk to your dr about your concerns. Good luck to you. Dr. Mom. ...Read more

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Periods have been short and shedding huge blood clots past two times. Unusual. Took two pregnancy test first one came up invalid 2nd one neg. Ideas?

Periods have been short and shedding huge blood clots past two times. Unusual. Took two pregnancy test first one came up invalid 2nd one neg. Ideas?

Irregular periods : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Took 3 pregnancy test. All positive. After urine, red blood and some blood clots. Took another test after, still positive. Please help. First pregnant?

Took 3 pregnancy test. All positive. After urine, red blood and some blood clots. Took another test after, still positive. Please help. First pregnant?

Wait and see: If you continue to have bleeding, see your doctor for a possible blood test to check on pregnancy. Sometimes in early pregnancy, bleeding can be from having sex. If it becomes like a heavy period, it could be a miscarriage. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

Multiple: The most important factor is the hormonal changes that occur. Also, not moving around and the pressure from the baby on venous system can increase "stasis" which means the blood not moving around as much.The best thing to do is to stay active and be aware of other risk factors, like smoking, obesity and other blood clotting problems. Check with your doctor for specific information for yourself. ...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