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Spotting throughout first trimester normal?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No

It is not normal but can happen for various reasons.
It might be due to a cervical polyp. It can also be a sign of a placental implantation problem.

In brief: No

It is not normal but can happen for various reasons.
It might be due to a cervical polyp. It can also be a sign of a placental implantation problem.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Brandye Wilson-manigat
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Spotting during the early part of pregnancy is a relatively common occurrence.
However, it important thing to be evaluated by your obstetrician to make sure that you are not experiencing a miscarriage, or that you do not have an ectopic pregnancy. The majority of patients who experience spotting early in pregnancy will go on to have a normal pregnancy, and deliver a healthy baby.

In brief: Yes

Spotting during the early part of pregnancy is a relatively common occurrence.
However, it important thing to be evaluated by your obstetrician to make sure that you are not experiencing a miscarriage, or that you do not have an ectopic pregnancy. The majority of patients who experience spotting early in pregnancy will go on to have a normal pregnancy, and deliver a healthy baby.
Dr. Brandye Wilson-manigat
Dr. Brandye Wilson-manigat
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