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Is it normal for my girlfriend to bleed after sex during her first trimester, she is 7 weeks. Would this cause any sort of problem for her or the baby?

Is it normal for my girlfriend to bleed after sex during her first trimester, she is 7 weeks. Would this cause any sort of problem for her or the baby?

Bleeding: Bleeding can certainly happen and doesn't necessarily mean anything is wrong with the baby. Spotting can be typical but shouldn't be as much as a period. If large amounts of blood, bleeding often, or cramping, get evaluated now. Would discuss with OB to see if she needs to get checked sooner ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Who can treat bleeding during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Who can treat bleeding during the first trimester of pregnancy?

YOUR OB DOC: Sholdl examine u and determine what is going on, and do an ultrasound or 2 if nece. Often times , there is no treatment other than rest and no intyrcourse, unless you end up having a miscarr. ...Read more

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Who can check out bleeding during first trimester of pregnancy?

Who can check out bleeding during first trimester of pregnancy?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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Who can evaluate bleeding during pregnancy in first trimester?

Who can evaluate bleeding during pregnancy in first trimester?

A board certified: Obgyn is the best person cause that doc can do a workup and whatever treatment u need , i rec a doc , not a midwife to evaluate this as u need bhcg, prog level , a good exan and an accuarate ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can you have decidual bleeding at 6 months pregnant? I heard it is more common in the first trimester. Can you have it every month during pregnancy?

Can you have decidual bleeding at 6 months pregnant? I heard it is more common in the first trimester. Can you have it every month during pregnancy?

Not normal: Yes, it is common to have a small amount of bleeding during the first trimester. If you are experiencing bleeding later in the pregnancy, this should prompt evaluation by your OB provider. This evaluation should include an ultrasound determination of placental location and cervical length. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have any bleeding during the first trimester?

Is it normal to have any bleeding during the first trimester?

No, but it is common: First, it is reassuring to know that many women with bleeding in the first trimester go on to have healthy babies. Second, it is important to tell an OB provider so that testing or imaging can be done. Third, it is a fact that many women with bleeding early in pregnancy bleed again during the pregnancy and occasionally deliver early. Women should keep their OB providers informed of all bleeding. ...Read more

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Could first trimester spotting from low placenta cause long term bleeding?

Could first trimester spotting from low placenta cause long term bleeding?

During the pregnancy: A placenta that partially (or totally) covers the cervix is common very early in a pregnancy. If the placenta continues to cover the cervix throughout the pregnancy this can be associated with bleeding for the duration of the pregnancy. This will not cause long term bleeding after the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Bleeding during first trimester slightly irregular gestational sac 17mm fluid collection beside gestational sac free fluid in cervix baby hr 167?

Bleeding during first trimester slightly irregular gestational sac 17mm fluid collection beside gestational sac free fluid in cervix baby hr 167?

Threaten miscarriage: You need to wait it out and have another ultrasound in a few days. This is a threatened miscarriage. The fht is good. ...Read more

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30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?

Myths: I don't know where you got that statistic, but it is not true or correct or there is a different definition of what the word 'bleeding' means. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be considered abnormal. And a reason to be in good contact with your OB. ...Read more

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Can you bleed during your first trimester of pregnancy?

Can you bleed during your first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: It's common. Sitting and light bleeding can be normal.if it's heavy like a period follow up with an ultrasound. This condition is called a threatened abortion ...Read more

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What can I take for nausea during my first trimester of pergnancy?

What can I take for nausea during my first trimester of pergnancy?

Safety First: If you can tough it out less is more in this case. Home remedies like ginger, ginger snaps, and ginger tea work well. Also try an acupressure band for motion sickness. If the nausea and possible vomiting that follows is unbearable and weight loss is a problem, you need to talk to your provider about other prescription medications that may be useful and possible testing for a cause if necessary. ...Read more

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Sex during bleeding in pregnancy of 1st trimester normal?

Sex during bleeding in pregnancy of 1st trimester normal?

No, bleeding when: You have sex in the first trimester of pregnancy is not normal. Please see your doctor promptly and hold off on sex until medically cleared. ...Read more

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Why do women have bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy?

Why do women have bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy?

Several Issues: With even healthy pregnancy, the very vascular uterine lining continues to grow, facilitating capillary flow to support growing baby, the zygote erodes into the uterine lining needing blood supply/nutrition+waste removal, rapid placental development not perfect, much of the rapidly forming fine vascular network is fragile & stressed by motion, BP elevations, etc. ...Read more

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Can it be normal bleeding about once or twice the first trimester of pregnancy?

Can it be normal bleeding about once or twice the first trimester of pregnancy?

Being Pregnant: Bleeding is not normal in pregnancy. Any bleeding can represent very serious complications. You should always be in contact with your OB if you are pregnant and bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the reasons of vaginal bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy? Is it dangerous?

What are the reasons of vaginal bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy? Is it dangerous?

Needs to be evaluate: By definition it is a threatened miscarriage, the most serious condition that needs to be ruled out is an ectopic pregnancy. You need to see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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How much bleeding is normal in the first trimester of pregnancy on normal period dates?

Normally none: Normally there is no bleeding in the first trimester. Some bleeding, though, does always mean a bad thing. if you are having some bleeding, your OB might want to check some hormone levels or do an ultrasound, so you should call. ...Read more

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What can cause bleeding, not spotting, in 1st trimester of pregnancy besides miscarriage, ectopic, and molar?

What can cause bleeding, not spotting, in 1st trimester of pregnancy besides miscarriage, ectopic, and molar?

Implantation: It can be what they call an implantation bleed when a fertilized egg attaches to the uterine wall. It can cause a variety if symptoms - from spotting to a quite significant bleed. ...Read more

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How can I tell if vaginal bleeding is pregnancy spotting or my period in first trimester?

How can I tell if vaginal bleeding is pregnancy spotting or my period in first trimester?

Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding is not normal in pregnancy though spotting can occur. You can not have periods if you are pregnant ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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