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Dr. Walter Husar
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant?

No: Periods stop when pregnancy occurs. Bleeding at any point in pregnancy is not normal. You should be evaluated by your doctor to check the status of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you have a period and still be pregnant?

Can you have a period and still be pregnant?

Pregnancy: As I am sure you know the answer is no. You cannot have a normal period and be pregnant. Now there are some instances where there is spotting or minor bleeding early in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a period and still be pregnant?

Can I be pregnant?: You can have some bleeding early on in pregnancy. But it is not likely to have a normal period if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant simultaneously?

Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant simultaneously?

See below: Up to 30% of pregnant people will bleed during their expected menses due to implantation bleeding. This leads to conusion because these women may not know they're pregnant. They'll think that they got pregnant during their period when they didn't. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have period and be pregnant?

No: Although there is potential for bleeding during pregnancy; periods do not occur at this time. ...Read more

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Can you have a normal period and be pregnant?

Can you have a normal period and be pregnant?

Yes: It is pretty unusual but a few women report totally normal periods during pregnancy. Usually just the first few months. If you *feel* pregnant you should take a pregnancy test just to be sure. ...Read more

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Can you be pergo and still have a period .

Can you be pergo and still have a period .

Technically no.: You can still have some slight bleeding in the first trimester which might be interpreted as a regular period. ...Read more

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Can you still get a period and be pregnant (early)?

Can you still get a period and be pregnant (early)?

Yes: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can u have a period and be pregnant?

Can u have a period and be pregnant?

No: Bleeding during pregnancy is commonly mistaken for a period. But when it happens it is called threatened miscarrage. A simple preg test clears this question up quickly. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant and still have a period?

Is it possible to be pregnant and still have a period?

Well: You can have some bleeding during pregnancy but it's not the same as the menstrual bleeding that occurs with a normal cycle. Same blood, different physiology. ...Read more

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Can you have a light period and be pregnant?

Spotting vs period: If you have an actual period than you are not pregnant. However spotting with pregnancy is possible. Take a pregnancy test if you are uncertain. ...Read more

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Can you have a heavy period and be pregnant?

Can you have a heavy period and be pregnant?

Pregnancy: Periods stop if you are pregnant. Of course in the first few weeks there may be spotting or light bleeding as the fetus implants on the uterine wall. But a heavy "period' means you are not pregnant or you are miscarrying a fetus. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and still have a period?

Can you be pregnant and still have a period?

Yes: Absolutely. Sometimes though, there is something different about it compared to your usual periods. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

It is unusual: but it can happen. It will be confused with a miscarriage and needs to be worked up. I have seen this twice in my career where my pt menstruated for approx 6 cycles while documenting a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period and still be pregnant?

Not possible: Menstruation, defined strictly, is not possible during pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal bleeding due to other causes is common, often leading to confusion. Not all vaginal bleeding, whether pregnant or not, is a 'period.' Good wishes to you. ...Read more

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Can a woman have a period and still be pregnant?

Can a woman have a period and still  be pregnant?

Light Bleeding: Rest assured that in the early weeks of pregnancy, a little spotting or bleeding is very common. The most common cause for experiencing a brown discharge during pregnancy, especially in the later half of the first trimester, is that the body is getting rid of the older blood remnants in the cervix. As the baby grows, the original blood which is used to protect the womb is no longer required. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have a period and be pregnant?

Is it possible for me to have a period and be pregnant?

No: It is not possible to menstruate while pregnant. Many women have isolated vaginal bleeding while pregnant, that's common: but it's not menstruation, and not your period. Anyone who says so doesn't understand the endocrinology of menstruation, that's pure myth. i be helpful. If you are concerned about pregnancy a home test may be helpful. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more