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Hi..my period due was 6th of july n on 7th of july i got brown spot like 3 to 4 in a day n it still continue since 3days..is tht period or m i pregnet?

Hi..my period due was 6th of july n on 7th of july i got brown spot like 3 to 4 in a day n it still continue since 3days..is tht period or m i pregnet?

We do not Guess: It is 2014. Pregnancy tests are readily available everywhere. Physicians would never guess about diagnosing pregnancy. If you could be pregnant then your job is to go get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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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My period day was march 2 but instead I got brownish spots of blood which appears when I wipe,it is 17 hrs and I still have them.M I pregnant?

My period day was march 2 but instead I got brownish spots of blood  which appears when I wipe,it is 17 hrs and I still have them.M I pregnant?

Possibly.: I understand that 17 hours can seem like 17 years when you may be concerned about an unplanned pregnancy. But there's no harm in waiting a few days to see if your period comes on like usual. If it doesn't, there's no harm in doing a home pregnancy test. Best wishes either way! ...Read more

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I have just been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries syndrome can I still be pregnant as i've found white spots on an around my nipples?

I have just been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries syndrome can I still be pregnant as i've found white spots on an around my nipples?

PCOS: Women with pcos can definitely be pregnant, happens all the time. White spots around nipples means nothing at all about being pregnant. Can you ask again what you want to know? ...Read more

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I had my period a week ago and I am still bleeding a little bit, as spots. I am on the pill. What could this mean? Could I be pregnant?

I had my period a week ago and I am still bleeding a little bit, as spots. I am on the pill. What could this mean? Could I be pregnant?

Oral contraceptives: Birth control medications can cause a change in the quality and quantity of menstrual bleeding especially at the start of intake or if a recent change in brand was done or if doses were missed. Pregnancy is less likely but if there is a concern, please check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant but my discharge has spots of red still. I saw my doctor yesterday and everything was fine. So why could I be spotting?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant but my discharge has spots of red still. I saw my doctor yesterday and everything was fine. So why could I be spotting?

OB MD on the spot: Obviously, your OB MD was aware of the spotting during his/her examination and did not feel it was significant enough to explain. If not, then ask your OB MD again, why? ...Read more

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Had to induce period with progesterone cream. Had two pink spots on 8dpo and cramping. My temps have been low 97.4. Can i still be pregnant?

Had to induce period with progesterone cream. Had two pink spots on 8dpo and cramping. My temps have been low 97.4. Can i still be pregnant?

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. Progesterone cream is not used to induce a period. Unclear why you are checking your temperature? If your pain and cramping continue then schedule a visit with an Obgyn for evaluation ...Read more

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Can you spot at 4 weeks pregnet ?

Can you spot at 4 weeks pregnet ?

Yes: You can spot at any point during pregnancy. See your OB/GYN about this if it continues or worsens. ...Read more

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Are dark spots on the skin a result of pregnancy?

Are dark spots on the skin a result of pregnancy?

Yes: Melasma is a common skin disorder, especially in women with darker skin tones. It is associated with the female hormones, estrogen and Progesterone and is common in pregnant women, and in those taking birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy during menopause. Treatments are available but often the problem will resolve spontaneously after delivery or discontinuing hormone therapy. ...Read more

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How can I treat dark spots on my skin that I got after pregnancy?

How can I treat dark spots on my skin that I got after pregnancy?

Sunscreen: Melasma is a common complaint many women have during pregnancy and is a benign condition. There are many treatments that dermatologists may offer, including skin creams, laser treatments and chemical peels. Most importantly, you need to wear sunscreen at all times to prevent further darkening. In many women, it resolves after delivery but usually takes several months. ...Read more

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