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My husband and I are trying to get pregnant. Could I be pregnant now. My period is not due for another 5-7 days and I have noticed a light brown spot in my panties today. My period is usually about 32 days or so.

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replied December 9th, 2009
Hello,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the status of your pregnancy. Since you had your last menstrual periods on November 14, so any unprotected intercourse after this date can cause pregnancy. Spotting mid cycle can be due to implantation bleeding (due to implantation of the zygote after fertilization) or hormonal changes.

For confirming the status of pregnancy by urine for pregnancy test (UPT),the most accurate way to test for pregnancy is to wait until after your period is due. First appearance of pregnancy hormone, HCG, due to implantation occurs 6-12 days after ovulation. So if you don’t want to wait for your periods and test for pregnancy then you can test at 9 or 10 days past ovulation with a sensitive ( 20 - 25 mIU ) pregnancy test. Aimstrip pregnancy test gives good results and can detect 20 mIU of HCG.I sincerely suggest you to do a urine for pregnancy test and if the test comes negative, then please wait for your periods and repeat the test after 1 week of your missed periods date.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.






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