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brown spotting one week after light period ??

I came on my period as normal datewise, it was really really light for me..I usually have to wear tampon, super plus flow and two always pads, and this time it was extremely light, i did not even need nothing but a tampon. well it went off last week and now i had some brown discharge last night and now some pink period looking liquid. l did have unprotected sex like the end of June, I have not gotten pregnant in like 14 years, can I be pregnant..I have had plenty of unprotected sex with my husband and never got pregnant so do you think I am now?? This time I am no longer with my husband so the mate is different..I all of a sudden started feeling really really tired and sleepy too
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replied August 10th, 2010
Welcome to the forum. I am really glad to help you out. The light bleeding which you had can possibly be implantation bleeding. This is due to the due to implantation of the zygote after fertilization. The possibility is high in view of the unprotected sexual intercourse which you have had. The urine pregnancy test is usually done around 1 week after the missed periods.

I would suggest you to get your serum HCG levels estimated since this is more specific than urine for pregnancy tests. Moreover, it gets elevated in blood much early (around 10 days after the implantation of the zygote, formed by the union of an egg and a sperm). The HCG (it is a hormone) levels rise only in pregnancy and its presence will confirm the status of your pregnancy. Please do consult a gynecologist for the same. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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