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Spotting is not an early sign of pregnancy. About 30% of women have implantation spotting for one or two days either just before or around the time of a missed period but any spotting other than this is abnormal and you should see a doctor.


Spotting isn't normal but it can happen in pregnancy. It puts more risk on your baby cause it can cause miscarriages cause some women who have bleeding while pregnant get miscarriages others are lucky and there baby survived it. It depends on your body and not all women get spotting or Implantation bleeding. The pregnancy bleeding is nothing like a period its much lighter. Implantation bleeding can last from 1-2 days. spotting can last a few days to 6 days.

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Q: How long does spotting as an early sign of pregnancy last?
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Is the last day of spotting heavy?

No all the spotting should be light , and not last as long as your normal period. Yes, this is very normal during the early weeks of pregnancy.

If spotting occurs how long will it last?

Some women have odd bits of spotting throughout pregnancy, it depends on the cause. Tell your doctor so it can be investigated.

How long will spotting last after a pap smear while pregnant I had it done on Monday and ever since then i have been noticing some spotting off and on?

Spotting is common after a pap smear, particularly during pregnancy. All spotting during pregnancy should be discussed with your health care provider.

How long does spotting last when you are first pregnant?

spotting last for 2 days

How long can should brown spotting last in early pregnancy?

There is no definite answer for that, spotting during pregnancy is normal but the period it takes varies with individuals. Some women have it upto 8 weeks in their first trimester and others have bleeding on and off till just around their due date. Better yet, always consult your Gyna to be on the safe side. Answer It is very rare. Have you taken a pregnancy test?

How long does early pregnancy back pain last?

during the whole pregnancy. You always get back aches on and off.

How long does spotting last if pregnant?

Some women never spot during pregnancy. If spotting lasts more than a day or two, you should see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Can a hpt detect pregnancy when you're spotting?

Home pregnancy tests work by detecting a specific hormone which is present in pregnancy. "Spotting" has nothing to do with it, and shouldn't interfere as long as implantation has taken place.

10weeks3days pregnant I had very light brownish spotting and cramps but never at the same time Should I be worried?

Spotting in early pregnancy is fairly common, and usually as long as it isn't bright red or heavy or associated with a fever or severe cramping you should be okay. That said any bleeding and/or spotting in pregnancy should be reported to your doctor.

Could i be pregnant if my last period was 4 days early and a little lighter and a day shorter than usual?

Doubtful. It was probably a hormonal change unrelated to pregnancy. Usually spotting in a pregnant woman would not be as consistent or last as long as a normal period (or a day less as you've said). To be sure, take a pregnancy test.

Is spotting normal during pregnancy whike you have a uti?

I just came back home from the hospital. I went in for vaginal spotting. Doctor confirmed my pregnancy (6/7 Ala along) and said that spotting during early pregnancy is fairly common as long as its not accompanied by chills, fever, heavy bleeding with or without blood clots. I tested positive for a UTI and doc stated that the spotting could be from that. He put me antibiotics for a week. I have no UTI symptoms besides the spotting and twitched/vibrations around uterus. Good luck.

How long does spotting normally last?

Alll year long

How long do sore breasts last during pregnancy?

The soreness can last over the entire pregnancy, but it more commonly is only in the early part (first trimester) and goes away.

How long does vaginal bleeding last during a pregnancy?

You should not bleed during pregnancy unless you are having a miscarage or you have just started your period at the very early stage of being pregnant, like 4weeks. If you are bleeding or spotting call your family doctor or obgyn doctor and set up an appointment asap!

I just had a pap at 20 weeks pregnant. How long will the spotting last?

Spotting after a pap normally lasts for less than a day. Sometimes the changes to the cervix from pregnancy can make it last a little longer, but if it does, call your health care provider.

What is the meaning of spotting in the third week of pregnancy?

probably early pregancy bleeding it isnt to uncommon, as long as it isnt ot heavy and haas clottong, go talk to a doctor if you are concerned

Can you bleed similar to a period during early stages of pregnancy?

yes, but usually they are 'lighter' sand may not last as long.

Can a pregnancy test show positive while experiencing vaginal bleeding bleeding?

Any pregnancy bleeding is scary, even though about a quarter of pregnant women experience some bleeding. Pregnancy bleeding is sometimes just spotting. Pregnancy spotting is not heavy bleeding and should not soak through a maxi pad. Spotting is a very light flow as if in the last or first days of normal period cycle. In addition, it should only occur during the first trimester of your pregnancy. There should be no bleeding in the second and third trimesters of your pregnancy. Pregnancy bleeding can be more serious and can signify a serious problem. Bleeding may be a sign of early or preterm labor. It can also be a symptom of an infection in the cervix. It is important to call your health care provider right away any time you have pregnancy bleeding, and tell them how much you are bleeding, for how long, and what the blood looks like.

How long does abdominal cramps usually last during early pregnancy?

I just read in another article that if it's early uterus growth may last several day's

How long does it take when you have a miscarriage to start bleeding?

It really does vary - sone women will have spotting for a few days, others have no warning at all. But spotting isn't necessarily a sign of imminent miscarriage, it's quite common especially in early pregnancy. If you're worried, see a doctor.

If your on the pill and you don't take the last seven pills in the pack and start a new pack you start spotting how long will the spotting last?

the spotting lasts for how many pills you didnt take so in your case its 7 days

What is pink discharge in very early pregnancy?

Sometimes a small amount of spotting or vaginal bleeding is one of the first symptoms of pregnancy. Known as implantation bleeding, it happens when the fertilized egg attaches to the lining of the uterus - about 10 to 14 days after fertilization. This type of bleeding is usually a bit earlier, spottier and lighter in color than a normal period and doesn't last as long.

Can you have period pains and a period in early stages of pregnancy?

If you know you are pregnant, then "period pains" and "a period" are actually pregnancy related pains and spotting/bleeding that needs to be evaluated by a doctor asap! If you just suspect you are pregnant then, yes, those symptoms can be experienced in early pregnancy and everything could be just fine. You need to take a pregnancy test as soon as you calculate that is has been long enough for accurate results. Good Luck!!!

How long does spotting usually last if your on the pill?

when i was on the pill, the spotting only lasted for the first month. That's how long my doctor said it would last. It never came back after that, and im pretty sure it was sort of on and off.

Can you spot on your second pregnancy if the first pregnancy had no spotting?

Yes, you can spot during one pregnancy and not the next. There is a long list of pregnancy symptoms and though some women feel they suffer from everyone, others claim to have no pregnancy symptoms at all.