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positive Pregnancy test but got period like bleeding

HI im extremely confused right now. I would be greatful to any replies.

I had a period on 19th november which was a 1 and half day period (im usually on for 5-7 days). I had suspcions i might be pregnant and this might have been implantation bleeding, and so I took a pregnancy test which came back postive. To be sure I was pregnant for real I took afew (about Cool pregnancy tests throught november and december which all were positive.

Today morning when i woke up I had lot of red blood on my underwear it was drenched, (today is my period due date) after that I have not had any serious bleeding but I am getting red blood on tissue upon wiping. ive done another 2 pregnancy test 1 in morning and 1 in evening both are positive.
Could the pregnancy tests be incorrect...and am I not pregnant, or is it possible to have bleeding on period due dates through out pregnancy and if so what is the cause.
I do not have any cramps or stomach pain although I do have slight lower back pain to the right but no major pains anywere. I have a doctors appointment in 2 days but i just cant seem to stop worrying. Has any one experienced the same or know why this is going on.
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replied December 22nd, 2011
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Lighter and shorter bleeding could be due to pregnancy or even implantation bleed. Few women can experience decidual bleed during early pregnancy at the expected period time. Urine pregnancy tests rarely show false positive results. If the bleeding has been heavy and associated with clots and increasing abdominal cramps, it could also indicate miscarriage. Do not ignore your symptoms and visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough evaluation to look for the source and cause for the bleeding that you describe. Consider getting serial HCG levels estimated. Doubling up of the hormone levels in 48-72 hours will show that pregnancy is going on smoothly. An ultrasound scan done will also help to confirm gestational age of fetus/baby along with fetal wellbeing and viability (along with locating the source of bleeding). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. Avoid any heavy work. Avoid lifting heavy objects or climbing stairs or standing for long periods of time.
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