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Doctor insights on: What Is The Bloody Show During Pregnancy

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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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 are miscarriage signs before vaginal bleeding occurs ... is it the same as pregnancy signs?

What are miscarriage signs before vaginal bleeding occurs ... is it the same as pregnancy signs?

Signs of miscarriage: Often there are no signs before the bleeding and cramping starts. But depending how far along you are, any pregnancy symptoms that you may have been having, may go completely away. ...Read more

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Is a milky white discharge common in the early stages of pregnancy? What does it mean?

Is a milky white discharge common in the early stages of pregnancy? What does it mean?

Misinformed?: No. Not in any way. I do not know where you learned this false myth, but vaginal or cervical discharge is not in any way a reliable way to monitor menstrual situations or pregnancy. White vaginal discharge means nothing specific. ...Read more

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What is in the urine of pregnant women that can determine whether she's pregnant or not?

What is in the urine of pregnant women that can determine whether she's pregnant or not?

HCG: The presence of HCG which is a hormone produced by the placenta shortly after the embryo attaches to the uterine lining. ...Read more

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What causes the vagina to hurt during pregnancy if there's a normal pregnancy?

What causes the vagina to hurt during pregnancy if there's a normal pregnancy?

Infection: You might have an infection - and you need to get this checked immediately - as you might also have an UTI ...Read more

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Hi.What is the difference between a period and bleeding during pregnancy?

Hi.What is the difference between a period and bleeding during pregnancy?

Different causes: Your period is just the shedding of the unused endometrial lining that occurs monthly. Bleeding during pregnancy could be several things from a threaten miscarriage (many reasons you bleed), placement of the placenta, or the worst outcome would be an ectopic pregnancy. The causes do change as you get further along in the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that the baby inside is inverse during pregnancy?

What are the symptoms that the baby inside is inverse during pregnancy?

Breech: By "inverse" I think you mean breech, or feet down instead of head down? If that's your question, the answer is, sometimes you can feel the hard bones of the head under your ribs. Other ways to determine might be where the doctor finds the heartbeat on doppler when you have an ob visit. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is the cause of discharing bloody but not mensturation?

What is the cause of discharing bloody but not mensturation?

Bloody discharge: A bloody vaginal discharge is usually the sign of cervicitis, an inflammation of the cervix due to a bacterial, fungal, or sexually transmitted infection. Please go for a culture. ...Read more

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What is the exact difference between spotting and an early period? If you get your period 2 weeks early is there any possibility of pregnancy?

What is the exact difference between spotting and an early period? If you get your period 2 weeks early is there any possibility of pregnancy?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What exactly does bleeding during the first month of pregnancy mean?

What exactly does bleeding during the first month of pregnancy mean?

Possibl implantation: 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 can also herald a miscarriage. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the colour of cervical mucus during pregnancy?

What is the colour of cervical mucus during pregnancy?

HPT: When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

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What is the cause of thick blood during menses and it is strechy?

What is the cause of thick blood during menses and it is strechy?

Normal.: Rising serum Estradiol concentrations result in gradual thickening of the uterine endometrium and an increase in the amount and "stringiness" (spinnbarkeit) of the cervical mucus. Many women are able to detect this change in mucus character. ...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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What is the absolute earliest a woman can experience signs of pregnancy?

What is the absolute earliest a woman can experience signs of pregnancy?

Nature: The missed period is usually the first symptom. Remember you learned this in health class. Remember conception occurs one to five days after sex. Then a new fetus is not connected chemically or physically to the mother until it is large enough to have blood and chemicals that the mother's body can detect. This is ten to fourteen days after conception. You test after you miss a period. ...Read more

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What stage in pregnancy is it common to start showing?

2-3 months: First pregnancy some women do not show until about 4 months. With the second one...Because the body has done this before----earlier...Around 8 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the cause of candidaisis during pregnancy?

What is the cause of candidaisis during pregnancy?

Yeast: Yeast infections are very common in pregnancy. This is due to changes in the immune system. Fortunately over the counter yeast vaginal creams are widely available. ...Read more