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Can you have a heavy period and be pregnant?

Can you have a heavy period and be pregnant?

Pregnancy: Periods stop if you are pregnant. Of course in the first few weeks there may be spotting or light bleeding as the fetus implants on the uterine wall. But a heavy "period' means you are not pregnant or you are miscarrying a fetus. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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Can you still have a period and be pregnant because the period came a week early?

Can you still have a period and be pregnant because the period came a week early?

Yes: Its not possible to be pregnant after a "true" period; however, a period that comes early may not be a period. Sometimes it is pregnancy related bleeding. It can sometimes be helpful to do a home pregnancy test after the date of your expected period. If you have a lot of pain, or very heavy bleeding, you need to see a doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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If you have sex 2 days before your period and still have a period that month and then miss the next month is it possible to be pregnant?

If you have sex 2 days before your period and still have a period that month and then miss the next month is it possible to be pregnant?

No: If you had sex, than had your normal period, ..Had no more sex, then missed the next period, you should not be pregnant. If your period does not come for the next cycle, than check a pregnancy test to be safe in case of a miscalcualtion and then see gyn for eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant the day before your period is due then have a normal period?

Can you get pregnant the day before your period is due then have a normal period?

No: A fertilized egg needs about 7 days to develop in the fallopian tube before arriving in the uterus and implanting. 1 day prior to menses, the egg is already in the uterus and won't be developed enough to implant even if fertilized. ...Read more

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Can you have your period or bleeding like your period and still be pregnant your first month?

Can you have your period or bleeding like your period and still be pregnant your first month?

Pregnancy and bleed: Yes women can bleed when they are pregnant and can be as heavy as a normal menses. This does not necessarily mean the pregnancy will not do well. Normal bleeding during menses usually has symptoms prior to occurring, breast tenderness, moodiness, etc. Where bleeding with pregnancy is unexpected. ...Read more

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Can you have cramps the week of your period and still be pregnant?

Can you have cramps the week of your period and still be pregnant?

Yes: See your md and get a pregnancy test. Use some form of pregnancy protection to reduce the risk of pregnancy if you do not wish to be pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you have a normal period and be pregnant?

Can you have a normal period and be pregnant?

Yes: It is pretty unusual but a few women report totally normal periods during pregnancy. Usually just the first few months. If you *feel* pregnant you should take a pregnancy test just to be sure. ...Read more

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Can you have a light period and be pregnant?

Spotting vs period: If you have an actual period than you are not pregnant. However spotting with pregnancy is possible. Take a pregnancy test if you are uncertain. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and have bleeding similar to a normal period? I have all the symptoms and a negative hpt and I have my period. Could I be pregnant

Can you be pregnant and have bleeding similar to a normal period? I have all the symptoms and a negative hpt and I have my period. Could I be pregnant

Redefine symptoms: You are not only not pregnant, your symptoms do not represent pregnancy. Perhaps if you shared your specific symptoms we could help you expand your definition of what they really represent. ...Read more

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Can you have a heavy two day period be pregnant?

Pregnancy= no period: If it is an actual period than you aren't pregnant. Can check pregnancy test if you aren't certain (after a missed period). ...Read more

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Can u have a menstrual period and and still be pregnant?

Can u have a menstrual period and and still be pregnant?

Depends: You can have spotting and some bleeding and still be pregnant. You should not have a full "period" as this would be the sloughing off of the tissue where the fertilized egg would attach. I would recommend follow up with your healthcare provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Due period in a week would i be able to get the correct result from. A pregnancy test if i took before my period?

Due period in a week would i be able to get the correct result from. A pregnancy test if i took before my period?

Best to wait : You will get more accurate results if you don't test until a day or two before your period is due at the earliest. ...Read more

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Can you have a period and still be pregnant?

Can you have a period and still be pregnant?

Pregnancy: As I am sure you know the answer is no. You cannot have a normal period and be pregnant. Now there are some instances where there is spotting or minor bleeding early in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i be pregnant and have a period in first trimester. I have all the symptoms of being pregnant but i just got a period.

Can i be pregnant and have a period in first trimester. I have all the symptoms of being pregnant but i just got a period.

No: If you have bleeding while pregnant, it's not period. It can be implantation bleeding or another cause. Call your doctor and report this to him. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant if you had a regular period with clots? And if your period was right on schedule?

Can you be pregnant if you had a regular period with clots? And if your period was right on schedule?

Most probably not: If you have the same menstrual blood flow as before, then you probably are not pregnant. You can always get a pregnancy test to be sure, they ar very sensitive . Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and still have a menstral cycle?

Can you be pregnant and still have a menstral cycle?

Yes: A woman can become pregnant and still have a period, usually lighter than the usual one. It is not common, but can occur. If there is any question, you can run a otc pregnancy test, and there is still any doubt, must see the gynecologist. ...Read more

Hypermenorrhea (Definition)

Hypermenorrhea is menstrual flow that is heavy. About 1 in 20 women have heavy flow. If you need to change a pad or tampon every 2 hours or more or have gushing or soak into your clothes frequently you have hypermenorrhea. See a doctor. ...Read more