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Bleeding During Pregnancy

Bleeding or spotting during pregnancy can be terrifying, but it is not always a sign of miscarriage. Bleeding during early pregnancy can be due to implantation, ectopic pregnancy, and miscarriage. Light bleeding later on in pregnancy can be due to cervical polyp, placenta previa, placental abruption, and late miscarriage.

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My pregnant wife is having bleeding. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 35 years old and first time pregnant. She got pregnant naturally. She is running into 18 weeks and five days as of today. No history of any fertility treatment ever. Last week, she had bleeding with clots and tissues (one pad soaked each time) twice in four days interval. We...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, the above medication will be effective and safe. The minimal bleeding will also settle down soon. Since it has been detected by scan, then definitely it is placenta previa. At this point of time, it is better to avoid journey as it may increase the amount of bl...  Read Full »

I am 39 weeks and 4 days pregnant and had bleeding. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 39 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I saw a little bloody discharge sometime ago. My due date is the end of this month. Should I be concerned about this and get admitted now or should I wait for contractions?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Any bleeding in pregnancy should at least have a scan done to be sure that it is not either placenta praevia (your placenta is in the lower part of your uterus). However, if it is blood discharge mixed with some mucus-like substance, it is sho...  Read Full »

Why am I bleeding during my pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 12 weeks pregnant and experiencing bleeding. What could be the source of my bleeding? Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Pregnancy bleeding is not common. It might be a simple miscarriage threat or something more complicated. For the time being, stay calm and get plenty of rest. Increase your fluid intake to at least 0.92 gallons of water every day, and I suggest you take an Acetaminop...  Read Full »

Why am I having light bleeding at 6 weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am six weeks pregnant, this will be my second baby, my first delivery was normal. Last week I had some pain in my lower abdomen. I also had slight bleeding and brown discharge as well. I also visited the doctor. She did an ultrasound and some blood test. The ultrasound report says that ...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Congratulations on your pregnancy. As your ultrasound scan report is normal and showing intrauterine healthy and viable pregnancy, you should not worry about ectopic pregnancy. Sometimes during pregnancy, mild bleeding and spotting can occur. Take proper rest and Proges...  Read Full »

What are the precautions to be taken for placenta previa?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 15 weeks and five days pregnant. Recently, she had an episode of a moderate amount of bleeding per vaginam. We immediately shifted her to the hospital where she was given some conservative treatment, and a USG was done. It was found that the inferior margin of the placenta w...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is nothing to worry about since everything is fine in the scan. Taking proper rest and hormonal supplements will do. However, if you have a doubt, then get back to me with the reports so that I can guide you further. Take care.   Read Full »

I may have a miscarriage. What can I take for the pain I may feel?

Query: Hello doctor, Currently, I am five weeks pregnant. I started bleeding bright red and cramping yesterday morning and today, I am still bleeding (some small tissue which is sometimes stingy) has shown up.Today, I also have low back pain and a constant headache. I was told to rest yesterday and I have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Try to collect beta hCG report immediately and have another sample to be given for beta hCG 48 hours from the previous report when that was collected. The difference in both levels will help to differentiate between miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy. If the level ...  Read Full »

Why am I spotting during the initial periods of my pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, Actually, I am 6 weeks pregnant. During my 5th week, I had a light spotting of brownish black color. I was worried as it is my first pregnancy. In the emergency room, they told me to take complete rest. After five days, I visited the ER again and had a scan. The doctor said that he never ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anindya Das

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand the anxiety you are going through. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your baby was well when the USG was done for the first time. But, unfortunately, the second USG clearly indicates that you had a miscar...  Read Full »

Is spotting normal during early pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 17 days pregnant. I have two to three drops of bleeding from yesterday. Today I did a urine test, and it came positive as pregnant. Am I pregnant or not?  Read Full »

Dr. Sini. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If your urine pregnancy test has shown as positive, then it is sure that you are pregnant. Bleeding can be a symptom of tubal pregnancy or threatened abortion. To confirm the second point, you have to take a vaginal scan, but we cannot see it correctly in 17 days of pre...  Read Full »

Is hCG or Progesterone injection indicated for spotting in pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 7 weeks pregnant. I am passing clots and spotting is there for the last two weeks. USG revealed subchorionic hemorrhage, but the fetal heart rate is good. I am taking Susten 200 twice a day and Duphaston 10 once a day. My hCG is 18000 on the 7th week. Should I take hCG injection or p...  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair Bhaskaran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are already on two forms of progesterone. It depends on the severity of your bleeding. If decreasing, then continue the same progesterone as you are taking now. If not decreasing, then you need to discuss with your obstetrician.I do not think that an injection in add...  Read Full »

What precautions to be taken for spotting during the first trimester?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is pregnant. She has been experiencing cramps and also seen a single drop of blood while urinating. We consulted our doctor and did an ultrasound. In that, result is mentioned as: AVRF, Gravid shows evidence of single intrauterine gestational sac with regular walls and good decid...  Read Full »

Dr. Sini. P

Answer: Hi Welcome to iCliniq, 1) In the scan if there is no heart beat,,as she said you need to wait for 1 more week,because in case of irregular periods and if any delay in periods by 2 or three days,heart beat comes a little late only 2)But if she is getting pain and spotting ,it is not good sign. C...  Read Full »

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