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Light Pink Spotting

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i was just wondering. i am due to start my period on nov. 5th and yesterday i noticed when i went to the bathroom i had faint light pink spotting. that has never happened to me before so i dont know what to think. i know that its too early to take a hpt but is it possible that i am pregnant or is that normal


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replied November 27th, 2006
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A1736
Usually spotting is not a sign of pregnancy. Spotting can indicate any vaginal bleeding, including but not limited to menstruation. Spotting can be due to many different factors (hormonal, infections, tumors…) but is not generally attributed to pregnancy. If you are already pregnant, spotting could be a sign of possible miscarriage. You can take a home pregnancy test now and another one if and when you miss your next period. You may also wish to see a gynecologist to diagnose possible causes for the light pink spotting.
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