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Pregnancy symptoms vaginal discharge and light bleeding

I am experiencing vaginal discharge and light bleeding here and there. It went from pink to brown and then to red, but it is very light. I had sex 20 days ago with a condom and 3 days later I experienced a light period for about 8 or 9 days. I have also been experiencing lower back pain and infrequent small cramps here and there. Could I be pregnant?
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replied April 28th, 2014
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you had been sexually active around ovulation time, implantation bleeding will occur around 6-12 days after fruitful intercourse. If you are pregnant, the spotting and your symptoms could be attributed to pregnancy. It is difficult to comment on the exact cause for the intermittent/frequent bleeding that you describe without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation to look for underlying causes like hormonal derangements, thyroid abnormalities, anemia, bleeding disorder, vitamin deficiencies, endometrial hyperplasia/changes, etc (if you are not pregnant). You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough examination and further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as indicated (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the bleeding/spotting and regulate your periods. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.



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