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I got naturally pregnant. I didn't have miscarriages or bleeding, but my gyn said that I should take Utrogestan until the end of the pregnancy. Why?

I got naturally pregnant. I didn't have miscarriages or bleeding, but my gyn said that I should take Utrogestan until the end of the pregnancy. Why?

Probable precaution: Progesterones are often prescribed in some high risk pregnancies when there is a fear of a (repeat) miscarriage or of (another) preterm delivery. In the USA, there is no strong scientific evidence that progestins improve the outcomes of first pregnancies. You may want to seek the opinion of an obstetrician familiar with Utrogestran and experienced in managing threatened abortions, preterm labor ...Read more

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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Can Stress Cause Bleeding During Pregnancy?

Can Stress Cause Bleeding During Pregnancy?

That is possible: Possible, but if it continues then check with your OB ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bleeding during pregnancy?

Can a UTI cause bleeding during pregnancy?

Yes: The bladder is a next door neighbor to the uterus and when inflamed can cause bleeding from the lining of the bladder (hemorrhagic cystitis) or irritation to the uterus and pelvic cavity. ...Read more

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What causes break through bleeding during pregnancy?

What causes break through bleeding during pregnancy?

Depends: In the first trimester, there can be implantation bleeding from the growing placenta. In the second and third trimester, bleeding can occur from problems with placenta or problems with cervix. Any bleeding in pregnancy needs to be evaluated by a doctor either in triage at labor & delivery, in the er or in doctor's office. Sometimes bleeding is benign and a one time occur but always let doctor know. ...Read more

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What would cause break through bleeding during pregnancy?

What would cause break through bleeding during pregnancy?

Hormones: It usually occurs early in pregnancy around the time your period would be due and really isn't all that uncommon. Is seems like an easy answer but is really complicated but hormones are linked to just about everything in some way to a woman's reproductive system and a lot of the rest of her body and emotions too ...Read more

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What causes bleeding during pregnancy?

What causes bleeding during pregnancy?

Placenta often: Bleeding in pregnancy can come from many things, often placenta vessels. The cause, amount, frequency and timing of bleeding can have very different effects on how the pregnancy progresses. All bleeding should be reported to OB provider immediately. If heavy, associated with pain, accompanied by contractions, calling OB and being seen in hospital are needed to determine cause and course of action. ...Read more

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I am having a heavy amount of rectal bleeding during pregnancy. What could be a cause? Should I be worried?

Hemorrhoids likely: During late pregnancy hemorrhoids can and do occur and bleed. However, there are other possibilities including polyps, infectious colitis etc. That need to be considered based on exam and history. Speak with your pcp or ob. ...Read more

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Treatment options for bleeding during pregnancy? Thanks!

Treatment options for bleeding during pregnancy? Thanks!

Depends: First trimester spotting occurs in up to one third of pregnancies and usually requires no treatment. Second trimester bleeding is less common but also rarely requires treatment. Significant bleeding at any time during a viable pregnancy that results in anemia is treated with blood transfusions and attempts to address the cause - if life threatening, bleeding can sometines require delivery. ...Read more

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Is bleeding during pregnancy ever normal?

Is bleeding during pregnancy ever normal?

Yes: There are innocent causes of bleeding like implantation bleeding and sensitive cervix, but there are also serious causes such as placental separation (abruption), placenta previa, and uterine rupture. Any vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated and explained by a physician and should not be ignored. ...Read more

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Why have I been bleeding during pregnancy?

Why have I been bleeding during pregnancy?

Bleeding; pregnant: Several possibilities: the pregnancy may be miscarrying; the placenta may have partly detached (with possibility of complete detachment; so see OB asap! [abruptio placentae]; the placenta may partly/completely overlay the cervical opening [placenta previa], a condition which also needs urgent attention of your ob. ...Read more

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When do women stop bleeding during pregnancy?

When do women stop bleeding during pregnancy?

When hormones change: The conceptus (early pregnancy) begins to create hormones that stop the cycle. This happens soon after the conceptus attaches to the wall of the womb. Those hormones are what turn a pregnancy test positive. ...Read more

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What puts someone at risk for bleeding during pregnancy?

What puts someone at risk for bleeding during pregnancy?

Multiple factors: Just being pregnant gives you a 1 in 3 chance for spotting or bleeding during the first 3 or 4 months of pregnancy. This is usually due to "implantation bleeding" which is usually benign and does not mean there is anything wrong. More concerning issues that can present as bleeding include miscarriage, molar or ectopic pregnancy, placenta previa, infection, and placental abruption. ...Read more

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My sister has bleeding during pregnancy. What should I tell her?

My sister has bleeding during pregnancy. What should I tell her?

Bleeding: There are many causes why one bleeds in pregnancy, some of them could be life threatening. The only safer advice is to have her see a physician immediately. ...Read more

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Does bleeding during pregnancy mean the cervix is slightly open?

Does bleeding during pregnancy mean the cervix is slightly open?

Vag bleeding/preg: No- could be closed or open. You need to be examined buy doc. ...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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Rh neg woman experienced bleeding during pregnancy. Need for rhogam if got it at 28wk?

Rh neg woman experienced bleeding during pregnancy. Need for rhogam if got it at 28wk?

Rh neg blood type: Bleeding from the placenta may indicate leakage of baby's blood who maybe rh positive (may leak into mother's blood). Rhogam at 28 weeks is an excellent thought and again after birth if baby's blood really turns out to be rh positive. ...Read more

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Do all women experience implantation bleeding during pregnancy or is it just some women? During what week does this occur?

Do all women experience implantation bleeding during pregnancy or is it just some women? During what week does this occur?

ImplantationBleeding: Implantation bleeding is thought to happen when the fertilized egg attaches to the lining of the uterus. If it happens, it usually occurs 10 to 14 days after conception. Not all women experience implantation bleeding and others may not notice it. Some may mistake it for a period. Hope this helps. ...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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What is the definition or description of: vaginal bleeding during pregnancy?

Bleeding: In the first trimester it can be evidence of increased risk of miscarriage. 50% of women who bleed in the first trimester will miscarry.

Later in pregnancy it is usually evidence of cervical dilation or labor. It can also indicate a serious condition, so women with pregnancies beyond 24 weeks should be evaluated urgently if having any heavy bleeding (more than spotting). ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. How much is normal?

Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. How much is normal?

Very little: Vaginal spotting in early pregnancy can be due to implantation bleeding from the fertilized ovum. Vaginal bleeding otherwise, can indicate several problems. Please call your OB for assessment. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about vaginal bleeding during pregnancy?

How much should I worry about vaginal bleeding during pregnancy?

See OB now: Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy may be sign of placenta previa or warning of abruptio placentae (impending miscarriage). See your OB at once to determine the cause & be treated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be bleeding during pregnancy. The blood flow is not heavy and its bright red is this normal?

Is it normal to be bleeding during pregnancy. The blood flow is not heavy and its bright red is this normal?

Bleeding in Pregnanc: Nope. Not in any way. Please sign off of this app and page your OB urgently. ...Read more

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Doctor, how do I differentiate normal period from bleeding during pregnancy?

Doctor, how do I differentiate normal period from bleeding during pregnancy?

Pregnant?: Try home testing with urine test strips. That will tell you if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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How can one differentiate between a normal period and bleeding during pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: Easy. Take 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. ...Read more

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Heard abt women bleeding during pregnancy being common. Should I test if I got 2 periods since incident? Both came 10 days late but normal w/ cramps

Heard abt women bleeding during pregnancy being common. Should I test if I got 2 periods since incident? Both came 10 days late but normal w/ cramps

Can do preg. Test: If a woman has a regular normal period after sex, then she is not pregnant. If she cannot be certain that her bleeding was a normal period, then she could possibly be pregnant. A urine pregnancy test (available in stores everywhere) done 3 weeks after the last time she had sex will give the answer. Be sure to read the instructions and do the test correctly. ...Read more

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Is heavy bleeding during pregnancy with large clots a definite sign of miscarriage? I had heavy bleeding with large clots for a few hours. I soaked through 4 pads in an hour. The bleeding has subsided to about the amount of a normal period. Because it has

Is heavy bleeding during pregnancy with large clots a definite sign of miscarriage? I had heavy bleeding with large clots for a few hours. I soaked through 4 pads in an hour. The bleeding has subsided to about the amount of a normal period. Because it has

Hello.: Hello. I am answering this six days after you wrote it. I hope you are ok at this time. The information you provided did not state how far along you are in pregnancy. If you soaked four pads in an hour, this is not mild spotting. This may well be a miscarriage. It can be defintively determined by an ultrasound, a serum HCG (to see if levels are dropping or rising), or if products of conception are identified. Take care. ...Read more

Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy (Definition)

In the first trimester it can be evidence of increased risk of miscarriage. 50% of women who bleed in the first trimester will miscarry. Later in pregnancy it is usually evidence of cervical dilation or labor. It can also indicate a serious condition, so women with pregnancies beyond 24 weeks should be evaluated urgently if having any heavy ...Read more


Utrogestan (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly shots until 34-36 weeks. ...Read more