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Doctor insights on: Spotting In The First Month Of Pregnancy

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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My period this month is very light spotting only , colour was black then brown then pink.Its more than 7 days now . It can be pregbancy or hormonal ?

My period this month is very light spotting only , colour was black then brown then pink.Its more than 7 days now . It can be pregbancy or hormonal ?

Prob irreg period: Sounds like an irregular period. Brown usually means old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. If this is not typical for you then track your cycles for the next few months to see if they normalize. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. ...Read more

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Im 19 and have not gotten my period for 4 months and i just started spotting 2 weeks ago and still am this day i did a pregancy test that was negative?

Im 19 and have not gotten my period for 4 months and i just started spotting 2 weeks ago and still am this day i did a pregancy test that was negative?

Possibilities: Many things can cause a woman to skip periods including stress, exercise, eating disorders, thyroid disease, elevations in prolactin level, medications and others. If things return to normal, it's safe to sit tight. If abnormal bleeding pattern continues, seeking help would be a good idea. ...Read more

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No period 2 months, negative pregnacy tests, brown spotting for 1day, lower back pain, itchy breasts, Depo-Provera shot 6months 2"shotstotal" can I be prego?

No period 2 months, negative pregnacy tests, brown spotting for 1day, lower back pain, itchy breasts, Depo-Provera shot 6months 2"shotstotal" can I be prego?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. If negative see your doctor for irregular periods. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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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