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1month pregnant and then I had sexual intercourse with my husband. There's a bright red spottings with clot tissue like. This bad for my pregnancy?

1month pregnant and then I had sexual intercourse with my husband. There's a bright red spottings with clot tissue like. This bad for my pregnancy?

Should get checked: While a little spotting is probably ok, the presence of clots is concerning. Generally intercourse during pregnancy is safe, unless there are problems w the pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Is it possible to still get a normal cycle (with clotting) during pregnancy?

Is it possible to still get a normal cycle (with clotting) during pregnancy?

Not normal: If you are having vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, you should consult your physician immediately to ascertain the cause. It is not normal. ...Read more

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What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

Depends: Bleeding in early pregnancy is common - about 1/3 of women may have some degree of bleeding. It is important to establish that the pregnancy is in the uterus and not an "ectopic pregnancy " which can be life-threatening. A sonogram will help establish the location and health of the pregnancy. It may also be able to determine the source of the bleeding. One's blood type should also be checked. ...Read more

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How is a pelvic blood clot diagnosed during pregnancy? And what are the symptoms? And treatment?

How is a pelvic blood clot diagnosed during pregnancy? And what are the symptoms? And treatment?

Blood clot: Seek help immediately if you think you have a blood clot. Ultrasound imaging and by D dimer blood tests will be used to help diagnose blood clots. Signs and symptoms can include redness, swelling, or pain. During pregnancy, heparin is the preferred drug of choice to treat the clot. ...Read more

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I passed a blood clot the size of a lg orange (during period). No possibility of pregnancy (tubes tied) should I be concerned? I am worried

I passed a blood clot the size of a lg orange (during period). No possibility of pregnancy (tubes tied) should I be concerned? I am worried

Yes, but. ..: During menstruation, it is normal to pass some smaller clots (say, dime sized). However, if you are bleeding profusely or passing large clots, consider visiting a doctor for an evaluation of your heavy menstruation. Hormones, fibroids, polyps are common causes. A pelic exam and ultrasound are the next steps. Treatment options will depend on your future fertility plans. ...Read more

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Can blood clot during menstruation prevent pregnancy?

Can blood clot during menstruation prevent pregnancy?

No: Passing clots during menstruation does not mean that a woman can not become pregnant. ...Read more

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During pregnancy could osteopath treatment cause a blood clot to go to the lung?

Theoretically possib: If you had a new blood clot in a limb being manipulated its possible, but extreemly unlikley. ...Read more

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Had my period 6/23-6/24. Heavy clotting during. Now have heighten sense of smell and feeling nauseated. Neg pregnancy test 6/29. Am I pregnant?

Had my period 6/23-6/24. Heavy clotting during. Now have heighten sense of smell and feeling nauseated. Neg pregnancy test 6/29. Am I pregnant?

Maybe?: Is this typically how your periods present? How long do your cycles usually last? Do you usually pass clots? Are you using any form of contraception? You can't rely on the sense of smell and nausea to predict pregnancy. My suggestion is to wait another cycle (typically 28 days) and see what happens. If no cycle at all, you may be pregnant. It's too early to give a "yes/no" answer. ...Read more

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If you have a blood clotting disorder- IgM aside from taking baby aspirin, do you get heparin before or just during pregnancy?

If you have a blood clotting disorder- IgM aside from taking baby aspirin, do you get heparin before or just during pregnancy?

More info needed: Issues about coagulation and anticoagulation in pregnancy cannot be answered with the amount of information supplied. I'm not sure if "igm" is referring to igm lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma (waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia) or something else. In general -- in many coagulation issues in pregnancy low molecular weight Heparin (lmwh) is used with close anti-xa monitoring. ...Read more

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I'm returning to work from maternity leave. During pregnancy I developed varicose veins and have achey legs. Can tights cause circulation/clotting?

I'm returning to work from maternity leave. During pregnancy I developed varicose veins and have achey legs. Can tights cause circulation/clotting?

Varicose veins: pregnancy can be a causative factor for varicose veins. Usually they will resolve within several months after completion of the pregnancy, however, use of a compression stocking during daily activities would be helpful. The length of the stocking could be a calf length, or a pantyhose. Appropriate fitted compression stockings are beneficial and improve the circulation ...Read more

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First day spotting second day light to medium with clots on the tissue and tampon third day light again had sex during ovulation is it pregnancy or me?

First day spotting second day light to medium with clots on the tissue and tampon third day light again had sex during ovulation is it pregnancy or me?

Check a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. It is not clear exactly if you are bleeding at this time during your normal time or during an abnormal time. If you are experiencing abnormal bleeding consider seeing an Obgyn ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

Multiple: The most important factor is the hormonal changes that occur. Also, not moving around and the pressure from the baby on venous system can increase "stasis" which means the blood not moving around as much. The best thing to do is to stay active and be aware of other risk factors, like smoking, obesity and other blood clotting problems. Check with your doctor for specific information for yourself. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Why am I bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Not normal please: Call your OB now if you are early that usually means you are having a misc., if later please call your OB asap, as that usually means a placental abruption or placenta previa both of which are emergencies. ...Read more

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If you have light spotty bleeding for three months during the time of your period that lasts 5-7 days should u worry about pregnancy? Virgin, scared?

If you have light spotty bleeding for three months during the time of your period that lasts 5-7 days should u worry about pregnancy? Virgin, scared?

No: If you haven't had sex then you have nothing to worry about regarding possible pregnancy. If you are having irregular periods, then most likely due to your hormones, estrogen and progesterone. It sounds as if the period is normal, only lighter than usual. This is perfectly okay. ...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