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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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If youre ovulating, does it mean you are not pregnant?

If youre ovulating, does it mean you are not pregnant?

That's correct!: When you're pregnant, you create hormones that tell your brain to stop signaling your ovaries to produce monthly eggs. So regular periods (a result of having unfertilized eggs) mean that you're not pregnant. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you discharging brown are you pregnant?

What does it mean if you discharging  brown are you pregnant?

Maybe: Implantation bleeding can sometimes present as spotting with brown or pink discharge. The only way to know for sure is to check a pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Does it mean your pregnant if you are having brown discharge?

Does it mean your pregnant if you are having brown discharge?

Hard to know: If a woman is having spotting at the time she normally gets a period, it is possible she is pregnant and that the bleeding is implantation bleeding. Check a pregnancy test to know. Usually we suspect pregnancy if a woman misses a period, and then has nausea or breast tenderness for instance. ...Read more

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Does ovarian pain mean you are not pregnant?

Does ovarian pain mean you are not pregnant?

Not really: You could just take a home pregnancy test though and then you would have your answer. ...Read more

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I you ovulate does that mean your not pregnant?

I you ovulate does that mean your not pregnant?

Ovulation: Ovulation is the process where an egg prepares to be available to be impregnated by sperm. It is the signal event triggering your menstrual cycle. Ovulation equals the potential to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a light pink discharge but you are not pregnant?

Not much : It just means that you had some leftover blood in the back of the vagina that is now coming out after you finished or before you start your period. If the bleeding continues see your doctor to discuss and for std testing. If you do not want to be pregnant please start birth control. ...Read more

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Does ovulation stop if you are pregnant?

Does ovulation stop if you are pregnant?

Yes: While you are pregnant, the hormonal cycles that cause you to ovulate and also to have menstrual cycles stop in response to the hormones produced by the placenta. After delivery, breast feeding can extend the amount of time before you begin ovulating again, but is not a reliable form of birth control! ...Read more

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Why am I not getting pregnant? Are pregnancy symptoms normal when you ovulate?

Why am I not getting pregnant? Are pregnancy symptoms normal when you ovulate?

Pregnant: There are a number of potential reasons why you are not getting pregnant. The cause may be within you or it may be within your husband. You must go together to a gynecologist for full evaluation. ...Read more

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Does getting cramps mean you are more fertile?

Does getting cramps mean you are more fertile?

No: No. Cramping does not reflect your fertility status or potential. ...Read more

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Abnormal period does it mean pregnancy if trying to.Become pregnant?

Abnormal period does it mean pregnancy if trying to.Become pregnant?

Possibly.: Take a pregnancy test. It is not unusual for pregnant women to have a light bleeding during early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does spotting in your underwear always mean you pregnant?

Vaginal Spottting: No, vaginal spotting can be caused by many different things. You should see your primary care physician or ob/gyn for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Spotting at time ovulation should occur. What does that mean . Can I still get pregnant?

Not "spot on"!: There is no requirement to have spotting at ovulation in order to get pregnant. As a matter of fact, most do not. ...Read more

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If you get your period 3 weeks after having unprotected sex, does that mean that you are not pregnant?

If you get your period 3 weeks after having unprotected sex, does that mean that you are not pregnant?

Probably not but: Be safe; check your pregnancy test if you need to be sure. If you do not wish to become pregnant, consult a knowledgeable gynecologist about having an IUD or a subdermal implant which are the most effective reversible contraceptives available...and do not forget to offer condoms to be even safer. Consider discussing your personal reproductive health plan, folic acid etc with a caring clinician. ...Read more

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If you are not ovulated does that mean you can get pregnant? How long after your period until you are ovulated or fertile?

If you are not ovulated does that mean you can get pregnant? How long after your period until you are ovulated or fertile?

No ovulation no PG: If you are not ovulating, then pregnancy is not possible. Ovulation takes place about 14 days before the next menstrual cycle. 28 day cycle day 14 30 day cycle ovulation is day 16, etc. ...Read more

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If you had a withdrawal bleeding after taking Dydrogesterone, does that mean that you are not pregnant?

If you had a withdrawal bleeding after taking Dydrogesterone, does that mean that you are not pregnant?

Not necessarily: I got reprimanded as a resident once for putting a patient on a progestin (like dydrogesterone) without doing a pregnancy test prior to prescribing. Withdrawal bleeding could conceivably occur even in early pregnancy when using progestins. ...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