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Treatment options for bleeding during pregnancy? Thanks!
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Ron Eaker
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Need a sonogram
Most of the causes of bleeding during pregnancy depend on how far along the gestation.
For example, bleeding in the first trimester is more likely associated with things like miscarriage. Bleeding later in pregnancy may be due to a variety of problems such as placenta previa and abruption. In either case a good abdominal or vaginal ultrasound and physical exam is a good place to start.

In brief: Need a sonogram
Most of the causes of bleeding during pregnancy depend on how far along the gestation.
For example, bleeding in the first trimester is more likely associated with things like miscarriage. Bleeding later in pregnancy may be due to a variety of problems such as placenta previa and abruption. In either case a good abdominal or vaginal ultrasound and physical exam is a good place to start.
Dr. Ron Eaker
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