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I started spotting old brownish blood a day after my period was due does this mean im pregnate?

I started spotting old brownish blood a day after my period was due does this mean im pregnate?

No: You might want to take a home pregnancy test a week after a missed period, but one day is premature. The spotting does not indicate pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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5 weeks pregant. 1 week with tingly sensation on & around vulva. 2 days with pink spotting. Scant cramps and feeling good. What could these sings mean?

5 weeks pregant. 1 week with tingly sensation on & around vulva.  2 days with pink spotting. Scant cramps and feeling good. What could these sings mean?

May be normal: The symptoms you are experiencing are likely normal but bleeding is a potential pregnancy concern. An increase in the normal vaginal discharge is common but should not be associated with bleeding, odor or irritation. The minor cramping is not uncommon either. Rest and pelvic rest is generally recommended. If you had intercourse recently, the symptoms you have are common. If worsens see your ob. ...Read more

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Dark brown vagina discharge? 13 days after period. what does it means? no spottibg. could it be pregnant?

Dark brown vagina discharge? 13 days after period. what does it means? no spottibg. could it be pregnant?

Depends: you are more likely ovulating now, that bleeding relates to ovulation in most of the cases. a pregnancy test 2 weeks later will answer your question ...Read more

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I'm nine month preagant an spotting?

I'm nine month preagant an spotting?

Go to ER: If you are 9 months pregnant and started spotting, call your obstetrician now and discuss an action plan, if you can not get hold of your doctor , go to the hospital. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is pregnat and she has been spotting for a week?

My girlfriend is pregnat and she has been spotting for a week?

Depends: The causes vary depending on how far along she is in her pregnancy. 1/2 of all pregnancies have some bleeding in the first trimester. Of those, 1/2 go on and have perfectly normal babies and no one knows why. The other 1/2 do end in miscarriages usually because there was something the matter with the baby. At the other end of pregnancy is "show" which can be part of labor starting. ...Read more

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I started my mp on the 17 an at first it felt like one but the next day I started spotting light pink an after the next two day it was brown , pregnan?

I started my mp on the 17 an at first it felt like one but the next day I started spotting light pink an after the next two day it was brown , pregnan?

Your hormones: are likely in flux for whatever reason, and you would need to be patient to see if things would settle down. Menstrual fluctuations are affected by many different factors, including nutrition, psychological state of mind, stress, infections/ illnesses, etc. If things continue to be irregular or unpredictable in the next couple of months, check pregnancy test twice 1 week apart. ...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