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Doctor insights on: Spotting In Early Pregnancy 8 Weeks

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How many days spotting in early pregnency?

How many days spotting in early pregnency?

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.

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Spotting after a light 8 day period (that came early) sore breast for a week, tubal ligation almost 5 yrs ago...Pregnacy test said neg. What's going on?

Spotting after a light 8 day period (that came early) sore breast for a week, tubal ligation almost 5 yrs ago...Pregnacy test said neg. What's going on?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.

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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.

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.

Spotting: If you are not on any birth control it may be due to a fluctuation in your body's hormones. Often times this can be due to stress and be of no consequence. It will probably straighten out by itself.

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Not normal: Blood of any type in your urine is not normal. You need to see a doctor for an exam. I hope it's not a bad problem, but it's not nothing.

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What does spotting pink blood mean with negative pregnacy test?

What does spotting pink blood mean with negative pregnacy test?

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.

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Those spotting after taking Plan B mean I did interput a pregnacy?

Those spotting after taking Plan B mean I did interput a pregnacy?

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.

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I had my peiod last week now I have pink brown spotting could it b pregnacy?

I had my peiod last week now I have pink brown spotting could it b pregnacy?

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.

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Is it possible to bleed more then spottibg during pregnancy?

Is it possible to bleed more then spottibg during pregnancy?

Yes: Bleeding during pregnancy can occasionally be so heavy that it threatens the life of the baby or mom. It is important to report all bleeding, even spotting, to the OB doctor as soon as possible so that he or she can evaluate.

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Saw brown stain spotting 6 days before period is that sign pregnency?

Saw brown stain spotting 6 days before period is that sign pregnency?

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.

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Haven't had period an having pregnacy symptons with light spotting. Is this a sign of pregnacy?

Haven't had period an having pregnacy symptons with light spotting. Is this a sign of pregnacy?

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.

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My girlfriend is 3 weeks into her pregmancy and is having a lot of cramping and a little spotting. Is this normal?

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.

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Got pregnency test positive on august 16th. July 21st last menstural cycle. Today august 20th noticed slight spotting. Any chance of misscarraige??

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.

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Is it normal that discharge or spottings during pregnancy has a foul smell?

It's not normal: But not unusual. A fishy type odor is likely bacterial vaginosis. It's treatable with an antibiotic called flagyl.

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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more