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Can fibroids cause you to have vaginal bleeding during the entire 9 months of pregnancy & not cause a miscarriage?

Can fibroids cause you to have vaginal  bleeding during the entire 9 months of pregnancy & not cause a miscarriage?

Not usually: Fibroids are more likely to cause pain than bleeding in pregnancy. Other causes of bleeding such as a placenta too close to your cervix, bleeding from your placenta, a shortening cervix or cervical infection would be more common and need to be eliminated as the cause of bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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What causes bleeding during pregnancy?

What causes bleeding during pregnancy?

Placenta often: Bleeding in pregnancy can come from many things, often placenta vessels. The cause, amount, frequency and timing of bleeding can have very different effects on how the pregnancy progresses. All bleeding should be reported to OB provider immediately. If heavy, associated with pain, accompanied by contractions, calling OB and being seen in hospital are needed to determine cause and course of action. ...Read more

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Can Stress Cause Bleeding During Pregnancy?

Can Stress Cause Bleeding During Pregnancy?

That is possible: Possible, but if it continues then check with your OB ...Read more

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What causes break through bleeding during pregnancy?

What causes break through bleeding during pregnancy?

Depends: In the first trimester, there can be implantation bleeding from the growing placenta. In the second and third trimester, bleeding can occur from problems with placenta or problems with cervix. Any bleeding in pregnancy needs to be evaluated by a doctor either in triage at labor & delivery, in the er or in doctor's office. Sometimes bleeding is benign and a one time occur but always let doctor know. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bleeding during pregnancy?

Can a UTI cause bleeding during pregnancy?

Yes: The bladder is a next door neighbor to the uterus and when inflamed can cause bleeding from the lining of the bladder(hemorrhagic cystitis) or irritation to the uterus and pelvic cavity. ...Read more

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What would cause break through bleeding during pregnancy?

What would cause break through bleeding during pregnancy?

Hormones: It usually occurs early in pregnancy around the time your period would be due and really isn't all that uncommon. Is seems like an easy answer but is really complicated but hormones are linked to just about everything in some way to a woman's reproductive system and a lot of the rest of her body and emotions too ...Read more

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I am having a heavy amount of rectal bleeding during pregnancy. What could be a cause? Should I be worried?

Hemorrhoids likely: During late pregnancy hemorrhoids can and do occur and bleed. However, there are other possibilities including polyps, infectious colitis etc. That need to be considered based on exam and history. Speak with your pcp or ob. ...Read more

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What can cause bleeding and cramping during pregnancy other than miscarriage i had a miscarriage in july and thought it might be the same thing went?

What can cause bleeding and cramping during pregnancy other than miscarriage i had a miscarriage in july and thought it might be the same thing went?

Depends: Some women with have slight cramping and spotting and have a completely normal pregnancy. In others these symptoms may indicate that one is threatening to miscarry. Contact your md with your concerns if far enough along an ultrasound would be helpful. There are reasons for some to have recurrent pregnancy loss. Your doctor will be able to discuss them with you. ...Read more

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Can pcos cause bleeding during first pregnancy? 4 weeks pregnant

Can pcos cause bleeding during first pregnancy? 4 weeks pregnant

Not necessarily: Hello, If you are pregnant and bleeding, it could be due to implantation and or early signs of miscarriage. Keep in mind, just because you have spotting/bleeding, it doesnt mean that you will end up with a miscarriage but follow up with ob-gyn is important. ...Read more

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What can cause bleeding and cramping during pregnancy other than miscarriage? It happens a lot more after straining or a bowl movement.

Implantation: Implantation bleeding, that is, bleeding when the baby attaches to the womb, can occur in up to 30% of women and can be mistaken fo a period. Hemorrhoids are another common source of bleeding in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can overian cyst cause bleeding during pregnacy?

Can overian cyst cause bleeding during pregnacy?

Not likely: Ovarian cysts are not going to cause bleeding during pregnancy. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be evaluated by your obgyn. ...Read more

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What are causes of a brain bleed during pregnancy?

What are causes of a brain bleed during pregnancy?

SEVERAL: This crisis is very rare. Venous thromboses, berry aneurysm ruptures, and bleeding of AVM's can occur, but a bigger threat might be uncontrolled eclampsia with a blood pressure surge causing a focal hemorrhage. ...Read more

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What exactly does bleeding during the first month of pregnancy mean?

What exactly does bleeding during the first month of pregnancy mean?

Possibl implantation: Many causes for bleeding during pregnancy, but all are abnormal, and require investigation. One not too worrisome cause of light bleeding in early pregnancy is termed "implantation bleeding"--a small amount of bleeding that occurs when the embryo implants in the uterus that occurs around the time of an expected period. Bleeding can also herald a miscarriage. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can we have vaginal bleeding every month during pregnancy?

Can we have vaginal bleeding every month during pregnancy?

Not Normal: Women can not have a "period" while pregnant. A pregnant woman having recurring bleeding during pregnancy should see her doctor or midwife. It could be a warning sign of a problem. ...Read more

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How common is it to have period like bleeding first month of pregnancy, what would cause this?

Not common: It's not common for women to have period level bleeding when they are pregnant. If it truly is enough bleeding that you're filling up a pad, you should see a doctor because this could be a miscarriage or threatened miscarriage. I hope you're alright, but definitely see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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What could be causing the unusual bleeding during my pregnancy? Noting I have had a miscarriage around 5 months ago.

What could be causing the unusual bleeding during my pregnancy? Noting I have had a miscarriage around 5 months ago.

Placenta: 25% or 1 in 4 pregnancies will have 1st trimester bleeding. While not 'normal' per se, it's definitely common. Typically due to placental issues, subchorionic hemorrage most common. An ultrasound by your doctor will help to confirm that everything okay. Of course bleeding can be associated with miscarriage. May want to check for bleeding disorder if go on to have another miscarriage. ...Read more

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If you have light spotty bleeding for three months during the time of your period that lasts 5-7 days should u worry about pregnancy? Virgin, scared?

If you have light spotty bleeding for three months during the time of your period that lasts 5-7 days should u worry about pregnancy? Virgin, scared?

No: If you haven't had sex then you have nothing to worry about regarding possible pregnancy. If you are having irregular periods, then most likely due to your hormones, estrogen and progesterone. It sounds as if the period is normal, only lighter than usual. This is perfectly okay. ...Read more

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