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Is bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Is bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Common but...: While common to have some spotting, it could signal a more serious issue. Be sure to schedule prenatal care right away. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Can decidual bleeding during early pregnancy give you a false negative pregnancy test after having tested positive?

Can decidual bleeding during early pregnancy give you a false negative pregnancy test after having tested positive?

See below: If you have a positive pregnancy test this is due to a pregnancy - but you need to have this confirmed for a viable pregnancy too. ...Read more

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How do I figure out why I am bleeding so lightly, then stopped, during early pregnancy?

How do I figure out why I am bleeding so lightly, then stopped, during early pregnancy?

Needs evaluation: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy making it very common but not normal. Most are fine but sometimes bleeding can indicate a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. Get checked. ...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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Cervix seems very sensitive during early pregnancy (4 wks). Brown spotting and bleeding after sex. Is a test of progesterone level needed?

Cervix seems very sensitive during early pregnancy (4 wks). Brown spotting and bleeding after sex. Is a test of progesterone level needed?

No: The cervical blood vessels can be very near the surface. They are more engorged with blood and become more fragile due to the pregnancy and increased estrogen. The cervix always seems more "touchy" and cramps during pregnancy. All of this is normal. But you should be checked to make sure there is no other cause for your bleeding. ...Read more

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What does spotting or a light bleed during early pregnancy look like?

Anything: Anything is possible. It's best to be under the care of an obstetrician/ gynecologist to be sure pregnancy is progressing normally. If you're not sure you're pregnant, run a home urine pregnancy test. If you're pregnant and there is any bleeding, your doctor will want to order blood work and perhaps an ultrasound. ...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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Help please! Is common for women with eating disorders to bleed during early pregnancy?

Help please! Is common for women with eating disorders to bleed during early pregnancy?

No: The eating disorder itself should not cause bleeding. Bleeding can occur in the early part of pregnancy in anyone and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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How can I differentiate mild to moderate early pregnancy bleeding amount?

How can I differentiate mild to moderate early pregnancy bleeding amount?

No hard rule...: There is no hard rule as to what constitutes mild versus moderate early pregnancy bleeding. No bleeding in early pregnancy is a good thing. If you are bleeding its best to see your Ob and get checked out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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11weeks pregnancy bleeding usg shows all fine but why I bleed early morning when getting up from bed.

11weeks pregnancy bleeding usg shows all fine but why I bleed early morning when getting up from bed.

Postplacent bleeding: You may have a small bleed behind the placenta where it attaches to the uterine wall. It's fairly common and in most cases doesn't represent anything serious. It will eventually stop. However, you will need to make sure your obgyn is on the same page as he knows more of the story, so don't just take my advice as final authority. ...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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Had very early pregnancy that ended at 4w5d, all symptoms stopped, still haven't bled. How long without bleeding until I should worry. 2 weeks late now

Had very early pregnancy that ended at 4w5d, all symptoms stopped, still haven't bled. How long without bleeding until I should worry. 2 weeks late now

Uncertain: If your pregnancy ended at 4 weeks 5 days from last period, that means the embryo was only 2 weeks along in its development. It might have been resorbed without any bleeding. I have two questions. 1: how did you know you miscarried? 2. Is it possible you are still pregnant? I would recommend another pregnancy test. If it's negative you should have another period in about two weeks. ...Read more

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My sister has bleeding during pregnancy. What should I tell her?

My sister has bleeding during pregnancy. What should I tell her?

Bleeding: There are many causes why one bleeds in pregnancy, some of them could be life threatening. The only safer advice is to have her see a physician immediately. ...Read more

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My pregnancy result is positive 114 but I why I got early misscarriage after 5 week pregnancy bleeding start?

My pregnancy result is positive 114 but I why I got early misscarriage after 5 week pregnancy bleeding start?

Possibly rephrase: Your question is unclear. A hormone level of 114 is normal at 5 weeks but the miscarriage rate is normally very high for these early pregnancies. ...Read more

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I had bleeding for 2 days 24 days ago, light bleeding today, could I be pregnant? Is it to early to take a pregnancy test?

I had bleeding for 2 days 24 days ago, light bleeding today, could I be pregnant? Is it to early to take a pregnancy test?

It depends: Was your light bleeding 24 days ago a normal period for you? How long is your normal cycle? When in doubt, go ahead and do a pregnancy test and, if it is negative, repeat it in 3-5 days in case it was negative because it was done too early. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I took one pregnancy test and its positive early morning another pregnancy test and its negative and I'm bleeding last cycle was may 29?

I took one pregnancy test and its positive early morning another pregnancy test and its negative and I'm bleeding last cycle was may 29?

See doc-get serum: See the Dr. And get a quantatative B-Hcg to ascertain whether you are pregnant and then serially it can be followed if need be. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why have I been bleeding during pregnancy?

Why have I been bleeding during pregnancy?

Bleeding; pregnant: Several possibilities: the pregnancy may be miscarrying; the placenta may have partly detached (with possibility of complete detachment; so see OB asap! [abruptio placentae]; the placenta may partly/completely overlay the cervical opening [placenta previa], a condition which also needs urgent attention of your ob. ...Read more

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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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Early pregnancy bleeding is save or not?

Early pregnancy bleeding is save or not?

Not normal: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated. Ask your physician. ...Read more

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Bleeding during 3wks of pregnancy. Is it normal?

Bleeding during 3wks of pregnancy. Is it normal?

1st Trimester Bleed: Doctors estimate that 25 to 40 percent of women will experience some vaginal bleeding during the first trimester of their pregnancy, and more often than not the pregnancy will progress totally normally: http://www. Parents. Com/pregnancy/week-by-week/5/bleeding--whats-normal-and-whats-not/

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How long does the bleeding last during pregnancy?

Bleeding is abnormal: Bleeding in pregnancy is abnormal and should lead to evaluation for the cause. There is a wide range of causes of bleeding in pregnancy some of which have serious consequences. If you are having bleeding in pregnancy, you should seek evaluation from your OB provider to assess the cause. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have early pregnancy bleeding for 3rd pregnancy?

Is it possible to have early pregnancy bleeding for 3rd pregnancy?

Preg bleeding: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy making it very common but not normal. Most are fine but sometimes bleeding can indicate a tubal pregnancy or miscarriage. Get checked. ...Read more

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Bleeding in early pregnancy. Is this something to be worried about?

20%: About 20% of women experience some spotting during the first trimester of pregnancy. It may not be a problem or could signal a problem with the pregnancy. Consult with your obstetrician for spotting. For signficant bleeding or fever, please obtain prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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What exactly does bleeding during the first month of pregnancy mean?

What exactly does bleeding during the first month of pregnancy mean?

Possibl implantation: Many causes for bleeding during pregnancy, but all are abnormal, and require investigation. One not too worrisome cause of light bleeding in early pregnancy is termed "implantation bleeding"--a small amount of bleeding that occurs when the embryo implants in the uterus that occurs around the time of an expected period. Bleeding can also herald a miscarriage. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Does light bleeding for 3 days during 8th week of pregnancy alarming?

Does light bleeding for 3 days during 8th week of pregnancy alarming?

Get checked by your: Gyn. If there's no abdominal cramping, fever, or worsening of bleeding, it's usually benign. Your gyn would give you a better assessment of your condition. Bed rest and avoidance of sexual activity would be wise to do for now. God bless u! ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Bleeding (Definition)

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