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Difference between a period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Difference between a period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Pregnancy test: Very easy to tell the difference. Check a pregnancy test. If it is negative then its a period. If it is positive then it's bleeding in pregnancy and prompt evaluation is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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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What is the difference between a period and breakthrough bleeding in pregnancy?

What is the difference between a period and breakthrough bleeding in pregnancy?

Bleeding: When you menstruate the flow is from your lining of your uterus or endometrium. When you are pregnant, the most common area to bleed from is your cervix. It has to do with enlarging cervical veins. ...Read more

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Difference between doing a pregnant test in am vs pm? Day 29 with no sign of period, reg 28day cycle. What are chances of a false neg? Bbt dropped day 22

Difference between doing a pregnant test in am vs pm? Day 29 with no sign of period, reg 28day cycle. What are chances of a false neg? Bbt dropped day 22

Patience...: A pregnancy test gives a reliable result, when done correctly, 1 week after missing a period, or 3 weeks after sex (after presumed conception). There is rarely a need to do the test sooner. Doing it sooner increases the false negative rate and leads to repeat testing. Patience is one of the most important virtues for parents when raising children. First morning urine is often more concentrated. ...Read more

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What can you do to tell the difference between an actual period and a pregnancy period?

What can you do to tell the difference between an actual period and a pregnancy period?

See your doctor: Many causes for bleeding during pregnancy, but all are abnormal, and require investigation. One not too worrisome cause of light bleeding in early pregnancy is termed "implantation bleeding"--a small amount of bleeding that occurs when the embryo implants in the uterus that occurs around the time of an expected period. Bleeding in early pregnancy can also signal a miscarriage. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What's the difference between period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

What's the difference between period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

Check a test: If you are late with your period, you should take a test to see if you are pregnant. If you are not yet late, it would be hard to tell a difference. ...Read more

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What's the difference between period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

What's the difference between period symptoms and pregnancy symptoms?

Symptoms: Sometimes not much. For many women its the nausea of early pregnancy that's different than their periods, but PMS, period symptoms and early pregnancy symptoms are all fairly similar. Since you can get pregnancy tests pretty much anywhere these days, use them to confirm, not symptoms ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between pregnancy symptoms and period symptoms?

How can I tell the difference between pregnancy symptoms and period symptoms?

Easy: If you are having unprotected sex, you may be preganant. A simple urine pregnancy test is inexpensive and will tell you if you are pregnant. If your periods are regular, you should be able to track your cycle, and if your period comes regularly, than you are not pregnant. You should see a gyn dr. To get a good exam, be put on birth control, and educated on pregnancy and menstruation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Difference between spotting during pregnancy and during period.

Difference between spotting during pregnancy and during period.

Emergency: Any bleeding in pregnancy is an emergency and is not expected. If there is any spotting then the OB should be contacted urgently if a female is pregnant. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. ...Read more