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Gush Of Brown Blood During Pregnancy
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
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
Brown blood in small amounts during ovulation. Is it normal? We had protected sex 7 days ago but no other symptoms of pregnancy.
Normal: It is very normal, especially if it only happens occasionally. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Delivery method?: Vaginal delivery normally 100 to 200 cc's. C/S could be between 300 to 500 cc's. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I have all the symptoms of an early pregnancy but today I spotted some brown blood, then an hour later I had heavy dark brown was that implantation?
Not necessarily: It really depends when your last period was. ...Read more
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
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
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
Blood spots: Yes it can happenGet a more detailed answer ›
Very carefully: And with help of a cardiologist to use only approved meds in preg ...Read more
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
Baseline sample, 1 hour sample
less than 10 cc. Each. ...Read more
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