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Brown spotting ? Am i pregnant?

Brown spotting ? Am i pregnant?

Maybe: If there is any question, run a home urine pregnancy test. If it's negative, test again in 1 week. Any unusual bleeding or pain in a sexually active women needs first to be considered as possibly related to pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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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Faint bfp 13dpo now brown spotting am i pregnant?

Faint bfp 13dpo now brown spotting am i pregnant?

This is not a: Pregnancy symptom. Brown spotting is usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the vagina. You could be starting your period a day early if you have a 28 day cycle length. However, if you don't get your period when anticipated then would take a pregnancy test to know if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Does brown spotting mean im pregnant on birth control?

Does brown spotting mean im pregnant on birth control?

No, brown spotting: Is usually old, deoxygenated blood. Please take a home pregnancy test if you are concerned about being pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Period 8 days late. starts off real heavy and dark red. a day and a half later really light pink spotting. day after brown spotting. Am I pregnant?

Period 8 days late. starts off real heavy and dark red. a day and a half later really light pink spotting. day after brown spotting. Am I pregnant?

Problem with periods: Many things can cause abnormal periods, endometriosis to fibroids to hormonal imbalance. The only way to know for sure if you are or are not pregnant is a pregnancy test, EPT and first response are really good. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex 7 days ago used pull out. Put new nuvaring in 5 days before that. 3 days after sex had light brown spotting for 4hrs. Pregnant?

Had unprotected sex 7 days ago used pull out. Put new nuvaring in 5 days before that. 3 days after sex had light brown spotting for 4hrs. Pregnant?

Pregnancy?: The Nuvaring is very effective almost immediately. The chance for pregnancy is minimal. The light brown spotting can be caused by ovulation, or by irritation of the cervix with the Nuvaring combined with sex. Blood takes time to be visable and oxidizes quickly to turn brown. If you are worried, obtain a serum HCG test if your period is at all "late" (very accurate) ...Read more

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Sexually active 6 & 12th was a week late bled on & off from the 21st till today some blood on an off to brown spotting am I pregnant ?whats going on ?

Sexually active 6 & 12th was a week late bled on & off from the 21st till today some blood on an off to brown spotting am I pregnant ?whats going on ?

Possibly PG: Any change in periods, when sexually active, could be due to pregnancy. Do a pregnancy test. If + or - see your doc. Irregular bleeding, especially if pregnant, needs to be checked out. If you have increasing pain, fever, dizziness, or bleed more than a pad an hour, you need to go to the ER. ...Read more

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I'm halfway through my menstrual cycle & just started exercising again. I noticed dark brown spotting today. Not pregnant. Can exercise cause this?

I'm halfway through my menstrual cycle & just started exercising again. I noticed dark brown spotting today. Not pregnant. Can exercise cause this?

Spotting: Irregular spotting is 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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My last period was July 8th.ive had unprotected sex constantly. Its 2weeks before my period & last night I noticed brown spotting. Am I pregnant?

My last period was July 8th.ive had unprotected sex constantly. Its 2weeks before my period & last night I noticed brown spotting. Am I pregnant?

Possible : You have been exposed to Sperm during the time when you were ovulating therefore the risk of pregnancy is high. If your cycle is 28 days then you only 1 wk away from your Period. For home pregnancy test you need to wait at least a wk after your missed period. If you have spotting last night it's possible that fertilized egg has attached to the uterus then and your hormone level still low. ...Read more

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Period was due 2/3 but it's now 13/3. 3 hpt were negative. 1 wk before my period was due i experienced 6 days of light brown spotting. Am i pregnant?

Period was due 2/3 but it's now 13/3.  3 hpt were negative. 1 wk before my period was due i experienced 6 days of light brown spotting. Am i pregnant?

Missed period: You may have taken the home preg test a little too early. Advise repeat the test again next week and go from there. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more