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Period started light couple hours later its normal could i be pregnant?

Period started light couple hours later its normal could i be pregnant?

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

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My girlfriend got her normal period (started light then got heavy then back to light and also lasted 5 days). Can she be pregnant?

My girlfriend got her normal period (started light then got heavy then back to light and also lasted 5 days). Can she be pregnant?

Can She Be Pregnant?: Bleeding is never a sign of pregnancy. Having a period, even if it is slightly different than usual, is physical proof of not being pregnant. She is not pregnant. She is bleeding and having her period. ...Read more

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My period started light with very bright red blood. I also have never had as severe cramps for as long as this time. Usually they are heavy and dark?

My period started light with very bright red blood. I also have never had as severe cramps for as long as this time. Usually they are heavy and dark?

Happens..: Happens sometimes without a reason......infection, hormonal changes with age, BCP, food activity ( excess exercise), dieting, anemia, hypoproteinemia, thyroid anomaly.... ...Read more

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Had bleeding 1wk before period, started light pink then red with cramps like a period. I noticed a sweet smell when I pee. Could I be pregnant?

Had bleeding 1wk before period, started light pink then red with cramps like a period. I noticed a sweet smell when I pee. Could I be pregnant?

Back to School?: Bleeding never represents viable pregnancy. In general viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Sweet smelling urine is not in any way a symptom of pregnancy. If you do not believe us or still worry then please go get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I had my period one week ago. Five days after my period i started light bleeding and then spotted for a day only when i wipe now im bleeding lightly?

I had my period one week ago. Five days after my period i started light bleeding and then spotted for a day only when i wipe now im bleeding lightly?

Fluctuation: Occasionally it can be normal to have some irregularity, if this is a one time thing i would wait to see what next month brings. If you are having pain, pregnancy symptoms or signs of infection then you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm stressed about being pregnant and my period started getting light and short, could my stress cause this?

I'm stressed about being pregnant and my period started getting light and short, could my stress cause this?

If you are ever : Concerned that you might be pregnant - take a home pregnancy test. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more