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Is it normal to have any bleeding during the first trimester?

Is it normal to have any bleeding during the first trimester?

No, but it is common: First, it is reassuring to know that many women with bleeding in the first trimester go on to have healthy babies. Second, it is important to tell an OB provider so that testing or imaging can be done. Third, it is a fact that many women with bleeding early in pregnancy bleed again during the pregnancy and occasionally deliver early. Women should keep their OB providers informed of all bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Is it normal for my girlfriend to bleed after sex during her first trimester, she is 7 weeks. Would this cause any sort of problem for her or the baby?

Is it normal for my girlfriend to bleed after sex during her first trimester, she is 7 weeks. Would this cause any sort of problem for her or the baby?

Bleeding: Bleeding can certainly happen and doesn't necessarily mean anything is wrong with the baby. Spotting can be typical but shouldn't be as much as a period. If large amounts of blood, bleeding often, or cramping, get evaluated now. Would discuss with OB to see if she needs to get checked sooner ...Read more

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Bleeding during first trimester slightly irregular gestational sac 17mm fluid collection beside gestational sac free fluid in cervix baby hr 167?

Bleeding during first trimester slightly irregular gestational sac 17mm fluid collection beside gestational sac free fluid in cervix baby hr 167?

Threaten miscarriage: You need to wait it out and have another ultrasound in a few days. This is a threatened miscarriage. The fht is good. ...Read more

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is it normal to bleed in your first trimester? 1x qrter size blood stain followed by brown spots. 9wks 2days ago healthy HB. I just want my baby

is it normal to  bleed in your first trimester?  1x qrter  size blood stain followed  by brown spots. 9wks 2days ago healthy HB. I just want my baby

Early Pregnancy: What you are experiencing is quite common in early pregnancy. As long as you are not having bleeding like a period, or cramping, you should be fine. And, it is reassuring that there is a healthy HB. This is not unusual, however, if things change, see your OB right away. Congratulations! ...Read more

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Bleeding while in first trimester?

See OB/GYN: Any bleeding while pregnant should be discussed with your OB dr. As you may need an exam to assure all is well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is bleeding common in the first trimester and why?

Is bleeding common in the first trimester and why?

Pregnancy bleeding: The answer is yes, bleeding during pregnancy is quite common, occurring in about 33% of all pregnancies. Most of the time it is just light, irregular spotting which carries no significant risk to the pregnancy, but in about 5% of cases it represents a miscarriage. The heavier the bleeding and the more pain there is tends to indicate a higher risk for miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is there a certain consistency to first trimester bleeding?

Is there a certain consistency to first trimester bleeding?

No: Bleeding although not uncommon in pregnancy should not occur. Any bleeding in your pregnancy should be evaluated by your physician. There is no normal bleeding or consistency. Many women that bleed during pregnancy go on to carry their pregnancy to term, but others don't. So if you are pregnant and bleeding go see your ob. ...Read more

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Im in my first trimester and i ate spicy food and im bleeding now why?

Im in my first trimester and i ate spicy food and im bleeding now why?

Bleeding -pregnant: Any bleeding during a pregnancy should be reported to your doctor. You may need an examination to keep you safe. ...Read more

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I'm in my first trimester and have been bleeding lightly for three days i had a miscarrage last year

Contact OB: Please let your OB know this is happening. This can be normal but it can also represent trouble for the pregnancy. ...Read more

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