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Could first trimester spotting from low placenta cause long term bleeding?

Could first trimester spotting from low placenta cause long term bleeding?

During the pregnancy: A placenta that partially (or totally) covers the cervix is common very early in a pregnancy. If the placenta continues to cover the cervix throughout the pregnancy this can be associated with bleeding for the duration of the pregnancy. This will not cause long term bleeding after the pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Can STD trich/or UTI cause pink brown spotting during first trimester inpregnancy?

Yes: They could both do that and are easily excluded with testing. However, spotting early in pregnancy is fairly common and does not have to reflect any problem or condition that needs to be treated. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my girlfriend to bleed after sex during her first trimester, she is 7 weeks. Would this cause any sort of problem for her or the baby?

Is it normal for my girlfriend to bleed after sex during her first trimester, she is 7 weeks. Would this cause any sort of problem for her or the baby?

Bleeding: Bleeding can certainly happen and doesn't necessarily mean anything is wrong with the baby. Spotting can be typical but shouldn't be as much as a period. If large amounts of blood, bleeding often, or cramping, get evaluated now. Would discuss with OB to see if she needs to get checked sooner ...Read more

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Im spotting n im in my first trimester why?

Im spotting n im in my first trimester why?

Fairly common: To have spotting in the first trimester. It occurs in 25% of patients and can be due to a number of things, but i recommend a sono to make sure is isn't a miscarriage. If not- it can occur due to implantation of an early pregnancy, or due to formation of the placenta, or due to a subchorionic hemorrhage, or due placenta developing close to or overlyin the cervix. Only way to know is to get a sono. ...Read more

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Im in my first trimester and i ate spicy food and im bleeding now why?

Im in my first trimester and i ate spicy food and im bleeding now why?

Bleeding -pregnant: Any bleeding during a pregnancy should be reported to your doctor. You may need an examination to keep you safe. ...Read more

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Is it okay to continue distance running in the first trimester even if I am spotting?

Is it okay to continue distance running in the first trimester even if I am spotting?

Is risk worth it?: Exercise is perfectly acceptable and even encouraged for uncomplicated pregnancies. And while there are women who do marathons while pregnant, you have to weigh the risks vs the rewards of the activity. If you're spotting, i wouldn't advise pregnant women to distance run without having a thorough discussion with their ob. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


Placenta (Definition)

The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via ...Read more