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I normally have rather normal periods but last month it was really light, brown and pink and only lasted 2 days... i know it sounds like pregnancy.. but it happened again, straight after sex and i\\\'ve got a little bit of pain and feel like i\\\'m going to come on.. not sure if i am or not?

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replied November 6th, 2010
Am I Pregnant Answer A16999
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Bleeding/spotting/light periods do suggest possibility of pregnancy. The bleeding after intercourse could either be due to pregnancy or due to pelvic infection, or cervix problems. I would recommend you to go for a visit to your gynecologist for examination along with blood beta HCG level test to first confirm/rule out pregnancy (it can give accurate results). Next would be to do a vaginal swear or culture test to identify if any infection is ongoing. You might also need to get a thorough examination done to visualize if any changes are seen over cervix along with PAP smear test.
Take care.

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