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Is Spotting Always A Sign Of Pregnancy
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
No necessarily: While it could be, it is more suggestive of an infection or even possibly a luteal phase deficiency. If you miss your period do a pregnancy test to know more. ...Read more
Spotting; pregnant?: The light spotting may be your cycle this month. No woman has completely predictable regular cycles all the time. But, of course the best way to find out is to check a home pregnancy test since some women do have spotting early in their pregnancy. Early pregnancy symptoms can feel a lot like premenstrual symptoms, so just take the test to be sure. ...Read more
I've been feeling dizzy lately. Having stomach aches and back pains. I also have spottings. What should I do? Are these a signs of pregnancy?
Pregnancy worries?: A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), 1 week after missing a period, or 1 week after starting a "weird" period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant. ...Read more
Okay so I've stopped spotting pink completely and im 9 days late now. What could it be? My two pregnancys I've had all my tests came out negative.
Very light spotting 3 days after unprotected sex. Period not due for 9 days. I have 4 kids, 8 total pregnancies. What could this be?
I've had two ectopic pregnancies and I was at first spotting now it's a little heavier with blood clots passing when I urinate is that normal?
Light spotting on 3rd day after unprotected sex, cramping 5 days (from that 3rd day & on), period not due for another 7 days. 8 pregnancies, 4 kids.
Spotting: Irregular bleeding and spotting is very common. An Obgyn can evaluate you for infections, polyps, hormonal changes if this continues. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. If you do not wish to be pregnant again consider starting birth control ...Read more
It varies: Most of normal pregnancy should not have any bleeding during early pregnancy. However, it is common to have spotting or bleeding during first few weeks of pregnancy. It appears that 10-15% women during their early pregnancy has some bleeding. Some even have heavey bleeding. Be sure to check with doctor. I do see several patients with heavey bleeding still have viable pregnancy. ...Read more
Possibly: The period is about to start. Possibly you are going to have an irregular period this cycle. Possibly you are very early pregnant. If you don't get what is a normal period for you repeat a pregnancy test in 5-7 days. ...Read more
No: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
No: If you had your period you are definitely not pregnant. If you are not sure the bleeding last week was a period, do a pregnancy test to find out. Good wishes. ...Read more
Hello, I am kusum here. I recently done a preganancy test. I came positive. But I am having small blood spotting also?
Spottting: Along with a positive pregnancy test may mean that the embryo just implanted itself (this is called nidation) in the uterine mucosa. ...Read more
My girlfriend is 3 weeks into her pregmancy and is having a lot of cramping and a little spotting. Is this normal?
Common, not normal: Early in pregnancy your girlfriend's symptoms are common in many normal pregnancies. Unfortunately, these are the same symptoms of early miscarriage as well. If there is no bleeding, severe pain, and cramping resolves, this would be a good sign. Management is expectant (wait & see) & your OB will follow you with ultrasound & HCG levels until outcome is determined....Good luck to both of you. ...Read more
Got pregnency test positive on august 16th. July 21st last menstural cycle. Today august 20th noticed slight spotting. Any chance of misscarraige??
Unlikely: Chances of miscarriage in first trimester is high, but spotting early is also common and does not mean miscarriage. If you have large amount of bleeding - it would likely be miscarriage. ...Read more
Hi, I'm just wondering but mid cycle I had experience ovulation pain, a day later I experience 3 day spotting. Now I'm 5 days late neg pregnany test?
Below: If no normal period in one week, repeat the HPT ...Read more
I had some spotting on 25 th april when I expected a period but it was scanty & lasted only 2 days. I have conducted urine pregnacy test on 5th May. B?
Irregular menses: It might possibly have been a very light period. If your have irregularity for 3 cycles would have it medically assessed. ...Read more