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Hi doctor is bleeding normal in early pregnancy? Please help

Hi doctor is bleeding normal in early pregnancy?  Please help

It is not normal: It is not normal but bleeding is common in early pregnancy. Whenever there is bleeding in early pregnancy we call it a possible miscarriage. Most of the time it is not a big deal at all though as long as there is only a small amount of blood and no pain. If you begin to bleed more than one pad an hour or have pain then you will need to see a doctor to get an ultrasound and some blood work. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant but this morning i started bleeding a bit. Is this normal in early pregnancy or am i miscarrying? I have taken 4 hpt and all are positive but i started bleeding this morning. It isnt a lot, but its enough to scare me. My doctor said

I am 5 weeks pregnant but this morning i started bleeding a bit. Is this normal in early pregnancy or am i miscarrying? I have taken 4 hpt and all are positive but i started bleeding this morning. It isnt a lot, but its enough to scare me. My doctor said

I : I am afraid that you obstetrician is correct. If you are miscarrying at 5 weeks, there is nothing that will prevent it. A miscarriage this early on could potentially present with few cramps. The viability of the pregnancy can be checked via ultrasound or by checking to see if HCG levels are declining or increasing. On the other hand, your spotting was described as minimal. I am sorry you are going through, but time will tell. Take care. ...Read more

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Is some bleeding normal during early pregnancy?

Is some bleeding normal during early pregnancy?

Possibly: When the pregnancy implants into the endometrial lining of your uterus you may have light bleeding. In addition, the cervix is often friable in pregnancy (irritated looking and bleeds easily). Sex, a pap, and vaginal exam may cause bleeding too. However, discuss your bleeding with your doctor as not all of it is normal. ...Read more

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Is bleeding throughout early pregnancy normal because from what i looked up people have said that they have.

Is bleeding throughout early pregnancy normal because from what i looked up people have said that they have.

Common: Bleeding in the first trimester is not "normal, " per say, but it is very common. The typical figure quotes 50% miscarriage rate in women with early pregnancy bleeding. But that is only a little above the baseline rate of 30-40%. ...Read more

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Bleeding from cervix in early pregnancy. Is this a normal consequence?

Bleeding from cervix in early pregnancy. Is this a normal consequence?

Can happen: The cervix starts swelling with blood early in pregnancy. This can sometimes cause oozing of blood from the cervix. But the source of the bleeding should be determined by exam and ultrasound. I hope it's nothing serious. ...Read more

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Is it true that severe low back pain but no bleeding is considered normal on early pregnancy?

Is it true that severe low back pain but no bleeding is considered normal on early pregnancy?

Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more

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