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Spotting With Clots During Pregnancy
1month pregnant and then i had sexual intercourse with my husband. Theres a bright red spottings with clot tissue like. This bad for my pregnancy?
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
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
Is it normal to have a normal period during only 1-2 weeks of pregnancy. (clotting, normal bleeding, and the usual length of 7 days)?
No: You are at risk of miscarriage if you haven't already. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
If i take lovenox (enoxaparin) every day and have blood work to make sure it's working . Am i still at risk of getting a blood clot during pregnancy?
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
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