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Bright red bleeding after abortion

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I delivered at 19 weeks....about 4 weeks ago. I had spotting brown/red blood off and on...then I had one day of red bright red bleeding (one day only). Is it possible that was my period but it was only for one day. Just not sure if it was my period or still post delivery bleeding, but it was deifferent then what i have been having...it was light period bleeding. Thanks


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replied January 12th, 2010
Miscarriage and Stillbirth Answer A9069
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

Bright red bleeding just for one day post abortion at 19 weeks must have been due to a fragile blood vessel opening up. The brownish red bleeding is old blood. However if this pattern repeats it self and your bleeding does not stop within a week (this brownish red one), then please consult your gynecologist. The possibility of some part of previous pregnancy remaining behind always remains. Hope this helps. Take care!



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