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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

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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 i get a period and still be pregnant?

Can i get a period and still be pregnant?

See below: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Purchase a home pregnancy test. They usually become positive about the time you'd be 1 week late. If it's negative then, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Can i still get a period and be pregnant?

Can i still get a period and be pregnant?

Trick question.: You may have what you think is a period and still be pregnant. If you are concerned check the hpt kit which should be clearly positive at five days after the missed period. ...Read more

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Can you still get a period and be pregnant (early)?

Can you still get a period and be pregnant (early)?

Yes: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...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 still get a period?

Can i be pregnant and still get a period?

Yes: Up to 30% of pregnant women have vaginal bleeding and mistake it for their period. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and still have a period?

Can you be pregnant and still have a period?

Yes: Absolutely. Sometimes though, there is something different about it compared to your usual periods. ...Read more

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Can you get your period and still be pregnant?

Can you get your period and still be pregnant?

See below: 30% of pregnant women experience implantation bleeding at about the time they would expect their period. They mistake this bleeding as their period, when in fact, it isn't. ...Read more

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How can you be pregnant and still get a period?

How can you be pregnant and still get a period?

Implantation bleed: Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected periods because the baby as implanted into the womb. This gives the impression of a period when it's not. ...Read more

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Can you be pergo and still have a period .

Can you be pergo and still have a period .

Technically no.: You can still have some slight bleeding in the first trimester which might be interpreted as a regular period. ...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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Im confused. So can you get a period and still be pregnant?

Im confused. So can you get a period and still be pregnant?

Yes: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...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

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Can you have a late period and not be pregnant?

Can you have a late period and not be pregnant?

Yes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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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