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Can you still be pregnant if you have a heavy period with clotting?

Can you still be pregnant if you have a heavy period with clotting?

Take a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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 get pregnant while bleeding heavily on your period while on birth control?

Can you get pregnant while bleeding heavily on your period while on birth control?

Yes: Sorry to stir the pot, but our bodies are set up amazingly well to make babies. If you absolutely don't want to become pregnant, always take your birth control and use condoms. Do not assume that there is a "safe time" to have unprotected sex when it comes to contraception -- people who do that are called parents. You don't want to be the one who says, "well, i didn't think i could get pregnant if. ...Read more

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Can you have a heavy period while pregnant?

Can you have a heavy period while pregnant?

Typically NO.: During the first two months of pregnancy it is not uncommon to have light bleeding for a day or two at the times your period would be due. Heavy bleeding during pregnancy is not normal. This can be due to a threatened miscarriage, or a placenta prévia or other serious conditions. If you are pregnant and experiencing these symptoms, see your OB doc immediately. ...Read more

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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

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Is it possible to have a heavy period if pregnant?

Anything is possible: Heavy period during pregnancy might be result of miscarriage. Go see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can I be pregnant if I got my normal heavy period?

Can I be pregnant if I got my normal heavy period?

Possible, unlikely: Occasionally a woman can mistake a miscarriage for a heavy period. The timing may be consistent with an expected menstrual period, but bleeding from miscarriage is what is actually happening. In this situation, the pregnancy test may be negative. In reality, this situation is probably more common than we realize. Nothing to do but carry on, using contraception if you want..or not. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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Can you have a somewhat heavy period while being pregnant?

Periods do not occur: When pregnant. If bleeding during pregnancy - please let your obstetrician know. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a five day heavy period and be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a five day heavy period and be pregnant?

Technically, no.: a period is a sloughing of the lining of your uterus when you do not become pregnant. so technically, if you have a period, you are not pregnant. you can, however, have vaginal bleeding while pregnant... while never normal, it is not uncommon. the first thing to do is purchase a (very inexpensive) pregnancy test at the store. if it is positive, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...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