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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is light cramping normal in early pregnancy?

Is light cramping normal in early pregnancy?

Cramping: Cramping is not normal, although, it does happen. More information is needed about your symptoms. Cramping and bleeding is concerning for miscarriage or tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is cramping spotting and backaches a sighn of implantation at 3-4dpo?

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Is cramping spotting and backaches a sighn of implantation at 3-4dpo?

Spotting maybe: Implantation can cause minor spotting but typically will not cause major cramping or backache. ...Read more

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I'm in early stages of pregnancy and having brown discharge with mild cramps. Is this normal?

I'm in early stages of pregnancy and having brown discharge with mild cramps. Is this normal?

Are you pregnant?: First do a home pregnancy test to confirm that you are already pregnant again. If positive and you are experiencing bleeding you need to be seen by a doctor to confirm a normal pregnancy located inside the uterus. An ectopic pregnancy must be excluded. ...Read more

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Pregnancy symptoms but negative hpt? And also had heavy bleeding with cramps/back pain

Pregnancy symptoms but negative hpt? And also had heavy bleeding with cramps/back pain

Unclear question: If you had menstrual bleeding and hpt was negative, you are not pregnant. There may be other hormonal issues that are causing the "pregnancy symptoms". ...Read more

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I have abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea and spotting. Period not due for a week. Are these early pregnancy signs?

I have abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea and spotting. Period not due for a week. Are these early pregnancy signs?

Check preg test: First step is to check a pregnancy test at home. . A home pregnancy test is cheap and reliable. If positive then this explains your symptoms. If negative then schedule a routine visit to discuss other causes of these symptoms. ...Read more

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My period was13 days late and is very light with minimal cramping. Normally very heavy with bad cramps. 4 neg preg tests. Miscarriage? Or ectopic?

My period was13 days late and is very light with minimal cramping. Normally very heavy with bad cramps. 4 neg preg tests. Miscarriage? Or ectopic?

Both unlikely: Home pregnancy tests(HPT) will be positive 7-10 days after conception and definitely by 2 weeks after...So a negative HPT would rule out possibility of miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. Also, in both these conditions pain and bleeding are usually more than a normal period. Symptoms from an ectopic pregnancy occur 6-8 wks after conception.Your unusual period likely due to temporary hormonal changes ...Read more

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Can progesterone suppository cause light spotting and cramping during early pregnancy, around 5.5 weeks?

Can progesterone suppository cause light spotting and cramping during early pregnancy, around 5.5 weeks?

Yes: It may sometimes cause some vaginal irritation that may result in bleeding. You should still follow up with your OB to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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Is very heavy, painful cramping and pink colored bleeding during a period a sign of early pregnancy?

Is very heavy, painful cramping and pink colored bleeding during a period a sign of early pregnancy?

Probably not: A pregnancy test will tell for sure, but such symptoms are more likely related to other issues such as endometriosis or infection may be more likely. See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Period is 3 weeks late, neg hpt, slight increase in fatigue and lower back pain/stuffness. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

Period is 3 weeks late, neg hpt, slight increase in fatigue and lower back pain/stuffness. Could these be early signs of pregnancy?

If you have taken a: Pregnancy test that is (-) 3 weeks out, then you are not likely to be pregnant. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or >. ...Read more

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Is heavy cramping and light bleeding during a supposed period a sign of pregnancy?

Is heavy cramping and light bleeding during a supposed period a sign of pregnancy?

Not really: Periods can at times be unpredictable or there may be something else involved. If urinating difficulties or changes it could be a uti. That's not to say there is no pregnancy, get a pregnancy test if concerned. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is mild cramps, backache and spotting a sign of implantation at 3dpo?

Is mild cramps, backache and spotting a sign of implantation at 3dpo?

No: There are no reliable consistent symptoms that go with implantation. Further, implantation always happens 6-7 days post-ov, so the timing would be incorrect. ...Read more

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A few early pregnancy symptoms, followed by cramps and bleeding for 2 days still cramping but no bleeding anymore. Negative pregnancy test.

A few early pregnancy symptoms,  followed by cramps and bleeding for 2 days still cramping but no bleeding anymore. Negative pregnancy test.

Irregular ovulation: The cramps and bleeding would be common events that occur around the time of ovulation. Given these symptoms, a delayed period and a negative pregnancy test, consider that this is the cause. Check a pregnancy test in a week to be sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Two negative tests. But experiencing spotting at time of period. Extreme fatigue and very minor cramps. And minor nausea. Possibly pregnant?

Two negative tests. But experiencing spotting at time of period. Extreme fatigue and very minor cramps. And minor nausea. Possibly pregnant?

Possibly: The symptoms you describe (nausea, fatigue, minor cramps, spotting) could certainly be consistent with pregnancy. I suggest seeing an ob/gyn for a blood pregnancy test which is more sensitive. ...Read more

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Is cramping in early pregnancy normal or not?

Is cramping in early pregnancy normal or not?

It sure can be.: Many women in early pregnancy say they feel like they are about to start their period. They may cramp, and even have some spotting or bleeding - but it usually seems different than a normal period. Cramping and bleeding that are increasing, with bleeding getting heavier than a normal period may be signs of miscarriage. And one-sided pain may signal a tubal pregnancy. Please get checked if unsure. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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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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Bleeding (Definition)

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