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Common causes for brown blood during pregnancy around 14 weeks?

Common causes for brown blood during pregnancy around 14 weeks?

Light Bleeding: Rest assured that in the early weeks of pregnancy, a little spotting or bleeding is very common. The most common cause for experiencing a brown discharge during pregnancy, especially in the later half of the first trimester, is that the body is getting rid of the older blood remnants in the cervix. As the baby grows, the original blood which is used to protect the womb is no longer required. ...Read more

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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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Brown blood spot during 6 weeks pregnancy?

Brown blood spot during 6 weeks pregnancy?

Rule out miscarriage: While quite common this could also be a sign of a miscarriage. You should be monitored and a pelvic sonogram (ultrasound) would be useful. ...Read more

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Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Yes: Viable pregnancies can produce some light bleeding initially, but if it increases in character and amount many early pregnancies fail in the form of miscarriages. ...Read more

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Having brown blood during period after taking I pill (24 days before). Does it cause pregnancy? I took the 1st pill after 27 hours and 2nd pill 73 hrs.

Having brown blood during period after taking I pill (24 days before). Does it cause pregnancy? I took the 1st pill after 27 hours and 2nd pill 73 hrs.

Morning after pill?: If you took a morning after pill a few weeks ago, it can alter the subsequent period. But if you had unprotected intercourse last cycle, just to be safe, i'd take a pregnancy test. An over the counter test should show positive if conception occurred at least 2 weeks ago. ...Read more

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Is brown blood a.Pregnancy sign?

Is brown blood a.Pregnancy sign?

Maybe yes OR no.: Maybe yes - maybe no. Implantation bleeding can cause brown spotting. But it is not specific for pregnancy as it can be caused by other things as well. ...Read more

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What does it mean when blood levels are low during pregnancy my niece is 5 month and this has just happened?

You have to be more: Specific, what blood levels? Impossible to answer that question without knowing what blood levels you are talking about. ...Read more

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I just had a pregnancy scare, I was 4days late &this morning I started to get a light flow of brown blood. Does it have anything to do with the scare?

I just had a pregnancy scare, I was 4days late &this morning I started to get a light flow of brown blood. Does it have anything to do with the scare?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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What blood tests should I have during pregnancy?

What blood tests should I have during pregnancy?

Depends on risks.: First trimester blood work includes: blood count, blood type, exposure to hiv, syphilis, hepatitis b, immunity to rubella, pap smear and cultures for gc & chlamydia in the second trimester, screening for anemia and gestational diabetes. In the third trimester, a second screen for hiv, syphilis and a vaginal culture for group b strep. Additional testing may be offered depending on risk factors. ...Read more

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What are normal blood sugars during pregnancy?

Preg. Blood sugars: If you are not a diabetic then your fasting blood sugars should be less than 126. Pregnancy can stress your body to cause blood sugars to rise. ...Read more

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How much blood loss on the average during pregnancy?

How much blood loss on the average during pregnancy?

Delivery method?: Vaginal delivery normally 100 to 200 cc's. C/S could be between 300 to 500 cc's. ...Read more

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Is brown blood twice in one week and than discharge dangerous in 21 week of pregnancy?

Is brown blood twice in one week and than discharge dangerous in 21 week of pregnancy?

Maybe: Any bleeding or brown discharge (frequently old blood) should be discussed with your Ob provider. Sometimes it is a result of bleeding from the cervix, which is very vascular during pregnancy, and doesn't affect the pregnancy but other times it can represent an infection or pre-term labor. Your Ob provider will need to make that determination. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What will happen if you have a negative blood type and your bf had a positive blood type during a pregnancy?

What will happen if you have a negative blood type and your bf had a positive blood type during a pregnancy?

Rh negative: If a woman is Rh negative, and the father of her baby is Rh positive, there is a good chance that their baby will be Rh positive. When a Rh neg mom carries a Rh pos baby, there is a good chance that at some point during the pregnancy, their blood will mix and cause the mom's blood to make antibodies which attack the babies blood causing anemia. Mom's take rhogam to prevent this. ...Read more

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10 days late and had brown blood for a few days in the beginning of the month. Had negative pregnancy tests.

10 days late and had brown blood for a few days in the beginning of the month. Had negative pregnancy tests.

Uncertain: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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Having pregnancy symptoms but spotting brown blood with little pieces. Could those pieces cause a false negative test if they fall into testing cup?

Having pregnancy symptoms but spotting brown blood with little pieces. Could those pieces cause a false negative test if they fall into testing cup?

The little pieces: Of tissue should not cause a false negative pregnancy test. Have you missed a period because classic pregnancy symptoms don't begin until after you actually missed your period. If you use a standard home pregnancy test before missing your period - the HCG levels might not be high enough to trigger a +. An early pregnancy test can pick up on pregnancy earlier. You may be starting your period. ...Read more

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Is 74 low fasting blood sugar during pregnancy?

Normal: Blood sugars typically run lower during pregnancy. 74 is a normal reading whether you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

Multiple: The most important factor is the hormonal changes that occur. Also, not moving around and the pressure from the baby on venous system can increase "stasis" which means the blood not moving around as much. The best thing to do is to stay active and be aware of other risk factors, like smoking, obesity and other blood clotting problems. Check with your doctor for specific information for yourself. ...Read more

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Is vomiting with streaks of blood a concern during pregnancy?

Is vomiting with streaks of blood a concern during pregnancy?

Yes: If you have hyperemesis gravidarum and throw up violently and frequently it can be a reason. But blood in vomit is always a concern- see your obgyn they will check it and make an appropriate referral if needed. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Why am I bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Not normal please: Call your OB now if you are early that usually means you are having a misc., if later please call your OB asap, as that usually means a placental abruption or placenta previa both of which are emergencies. ...Read more

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Alot of black blood during my period is that a sign of pregnancy?

Back to school?: Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. A lot of blood means one is not pregnant. ...Read more

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How can you control blood pressure during pregnancy?

How can you control blood pressure during pregnancy?

Very carefully: And with help of a cardiologist to use only approved meds in preg ...Read more

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Why do we need blood n urine test during 8th month of pregnancy?

Why do we need blood n urine test during 8th month of pregnancy?

Depends: There can be numerous reasons that vary from pregnancy to pregnancy, for why certain tests are ordered. Routinely, urine samples are run to ensure there is no infection present in the urine as well as to make sure there are no proteins that are spilling into the urine. Blood tests may be more specific to an individual pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is propanololol safe to take during pregnancy for blood pressure?

Is propanololol safe to take during pregnancy for blood pressure?

Not best choice: Methyldopa and Labetalol are the two most common blood pressure medications prescribed for pregnant women. They have the best safety profile. If your doctor chose something different then ask your doctor why. There may be a specific reason for choosing a specific drug. ...Read more