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Bleeding in early pregnancy

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I am about 6 wks pregnant and having light to medium bleeding. I'm not really having cramps, but the bleeding has some small cots in it. I'm sure I am at the beginning of a miscarraige, but not positive. Has anyone had this experiance and carried a healthy baby? I've heard of shedding of the uterine wall in early pregnancy and it does not affect the fetus.
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replied November 10th, 2008
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Up to 10% of women have vaginal bleeding at some time during their pregnancy, especially in the first 3 months (first trimester). To help prevent a miscarriage or other problems during pregnancy:

* Avoid smoking and using drugs of any kind, including alcohol
* Eat a well-balanced diet
* Get regular medical checkups


Avoid sexual intercourse until you know the cause of the bleeding. Drink only fluids if the bleeding and cramping are severe. If a miscarriage occurs, expect a small amount of vaginal bleeding for up to 10 days. Avoid using tampons for 2 to 4 weeks. Medication is usually not necessary -- don't take any medication without talking to your doctor. And I suggest that you see your gynecologist ASAP.
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replied December 23rd, 2008
almost 6 weeks
I will be 6 weeks in 3 days (Christmas day). I have the bleeding you are describing.. like a mild period with some tiny clots. I'm very curious to know what happened with you. I got my blood levels drawn today. I go back on Wednesday to see if my hCG level has doubled. We are not hopeful at this point.
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replied June 17th, 2009
my dear lady. during my first pregnancy, I bled for 3 months streaight until I hit month 4 when it stopped. I saw all kind of bleeding from spotting, to heavy bleeding with a lot of clots to heavy bleeding of very watey blood. when I hit month 4 bleeding stopped, it was like day and night and I never saw any drop of blood after that. I delivered a very healthy beatiful and samrt girl that turned 6 yesterday.
the funny thing I was pregnant 4 moths ago same thing happened but I miscarried in week 9. and now I am pregnant week 5 and I am bleeding a lot and I don't know what to expect. and all my previous ultrasound showed that I am healthy and there is nothing wrong. my fingers I crossed for this pregnancy.
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replied August 27th, 2009
bleeding in 1st trimester
I too am bleeding. I'm at week 5 and it started yesterday with brown blood only on the toilet paper, then stopped after a couple of hours then started again with bright red bleeding and felt like a medium period. Light cramps and all. Now 24 hrs later it's becoming light again. I've had no clots and I've also had 3 blood test with normal HCG levels and an ultrasound with no heart rate but in the uterus. The doc told me normal so far. I do have pain in both ovaries which they can't figure out and 3/4 more fluid in my uterus that they also don't understand. Nothing "normal" so far. Tomorrow I'll go in yet again to find out if this is a miscarriage or nothing at all... any advise would be helpful or verbal support.

Thanks
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replied August 31st, 2009
I was spotting for a couple of days,brownish in color, and only when I wiped.. I had mild, very mild cramps. Then a day or so later, it was as though i started my period for 2 days. Now, a day later, nothing. My hcg was low on Friday, (61). My lmp was july 20, so i should just be around 6 weeks today. My Hcg should be in the 200's. I am having another HCG in the morning. Im not hopeful. But, now that im not hopeful, and pretty much have decided i have miscarried, my breasts are starting to by tender.. I am so confused.. Any one share these sort of symptoms?
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replied October 28th, 2009
i am 8 weeks and i had very slight but bright red spotting last week. the u/s was normal and we heard the heartbeat. Today again when i wiped, there was just a tiny spot of blood. i don't know what to make of it. it's very litle and only once, after that i went again after 30 mins and nothing. both these spottings have happened after sexual activity. so i'm thinking of abstaining still the 2nd trimester.
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replied February 2nd, 2010
bleeding during pregnancy
I bleed heavily when i was over 3 months pregnant. I also thought I was miscarry but i wasnt. I got an ultrasound down and it was normal but the said i had a blood clot by my cervix. But sometimes an infection cause you to bleed but usually you ob/gyn should tell you when they do a pap smear so ask about doing another to make sure cause i also had and infection the irritated my cervix also and that can cause bleeding too. But I end up miscarrying my baby girl at almost 5 months but i believe it was because of stress. So dont try to worry ya'll self.
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replied November 4th, 2011
Implantation bleed?
I am bleeding medium flow. I spotted light red just a tid bit one week after sex. The next week I spotted on and off. This week im bleeding heavier, medium flow as I said earlier. With mild cramping. This is the week I normally start my cycle 11/3/11 and today is the 4th. Yesterday the 1st day as it should be, but this time it is different. Instead of heavy cramping, and a HEAVY flow with huge bloodclots. It was mild cramping and light to medium flow on and off with small bloodclots. Could this be an implantation bleed? I had unprotected sex on the oct.16th (my first fertile day) and ovulation on oct.19th... I'm praying I dont miscarry! Are my pregnant accusations correct? Can I home pt test yet?I am bleeding medium flow. I spotted light red just a tid bit one week after sex. The next week I spotted on and off. This week im bleeding heavier, medium flow as I said earlier. With mild cramping. This is the week I normally start my cycle 11/3/11 and today is the 4th. Yesterday the 1st day as it should be, but this time it is different. Instead of heavy cramping, and a HEAVY flow with huge bloodclots. It was mild cramping and light to medium flow on and off with small bloodclots. Could this be an implantation bleed? I had unprotected sex on the oct.16th (my first fertile day) and ovulation on oct.19th... I'm praying I dont miscarry! Are my pregnant accusations correct? Can I home pt test yet?
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replied September 17th, 2013
I am four weeks pregnant and my HCG levels are 1400 which the er said is a little low. I had light spotting (all pink and brown no bright red). A bit of light aching in the lower portion of my belly. I am 36 years old and This is my 8th pregnancy with 4 losses and three healthy babies.

I am going in at 4pm today to see if everything is ok and the levels have risen. I don't feel like this is a miscarriage. I have had them before but each has been different.

This pregnancy was a surprise but I want all to be well. I know that I am at an advanced maternal age so miscarriage comes with the territory so I am prepared mentally but the mom in me is not.

Here's hoping for the best. Has anyone else experienced this kind of spotting without red blood just tinged?
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replied October 27th, 2013
Bleeding makes me so dang nervous.
I am 43 and this is my 7th pregnancy but I have 3 beautiful healthy kids. I am nearly 8 weeks and dtd with my husband and started spotting then stopped a day later and today started again heavier with no real cramps to speak of. I am so nervous though. I had a blighted ovum 16 months ago but am holding out hope all is okay. We did see a baby at 5 weeks in an US but am waiting to hear heartbeat. I go in Wednesday for US and am praying that all is well.
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replied October 27th, 2013
I found out I was pregnant on 10/17 and today on 10/27 I went to the emergency room because I was bleeding they did all kinds of test they said my cervics were closed but my hgc levels were 36.6 I know very low. I do have a cyst on one of my ovarys. And I gotta go back to the doctors again this week. I'm just wondering if anyone's had any of these symptoms happen to them. And Idk if this is considered a miscarriage or not.
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