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If your period starts, does that mean you don't have an ectopic pregnancy?

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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: No

Vaginal bleeding is one of the common presenting complaints in patients with an ectopic pregnancy.
Although this type of bleeding does not represent menstruation (a period) it is often not easy to distinguish from a period, particularly for women with irregular menses. For this reason, any bleeding that occurs early in pregnancy should be evaluated by a physician.

In brief: No

Vaginal bleeding is one of the common presenting complaints in patients with an ectopic pregnancy.
Although this type of bleeding does not represent menstruation (a period) it is often not easy to distinguish from a period, particularly for women with irregular menses. For this reason, any bleeding that occurs early in pregnancy should be evaluated by a physician.
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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine

In brief: Are you sure

Are you sure it is your period, not bleeding?

In brief: Are you sure

Are you sure it is your period, not bleeding?
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Dr. Marianna Post
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