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7 weeks and light spotting pink to slight red

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I am roughly 7 weeks pg and have started light spotting pink to slight red. It is not staining my panties but only when wiping. Also slighty achey in lower tummy. Is that something to be worried about?


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replied April 18th, 2012
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A34015
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If your pregnancy has been confirmed, you should consider going ahead with getting serial HCG levels estimated. Doubling up of the hormone levels in 48-72 hours will show that pregnancy is going on smoothly. If levels are not adequate, then external hormonal supplements would be considered to be started to help you in preventing miscarriage/threatened abortion. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further evaluation and assistance. Early ultrasound scan (usually transvaginal scan) around 6-8 weeks of gestation will help to confirm gestational age of fetus/baby along with viability. It is also important to rule out possibilities of ectopic pregnancy. Look out for danger signs like increase in intensity of abdominal cramps, increasing back pain, fresh bleeding etc. 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.
Take care.


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