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The only way to know is by taking a pregnancy test.

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Q: If you are on the pill how can you tell if you are spotting or if you are spotting because you are pregnant?
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How can you tell if you are pregnant if you do have a light period?

Spotting could be mistaken as a light period. I would suggest going to see a doctor because you could be pregnant.

Why do you have brown spotting while on the pill?

Go to your doctor and tell him, he will probably change your pill, different contraceptive pills suit different people.

How do can you tell if your pregnant when the homes test says negagive and your spotting?

ask a doctor.

How can you tell you're pregnant when on the pill?

Take a pregnancy test, obviously.

How can you tell if your pregnant just after get off the pill?

You can take a pregnancy test, which will tell you if you got pregnant ten days ago or more.

I might be 2months pregnant I'm having brown spotting off and on please tell me what's going on?

Hi. If you are pregnant, you need to see your Doctor or go to hospital to make certain you are not pregnant. Brown spotting can occur during early pregnancy and is usually harmless, but it is always best to be certain. If you are not pregnant, the brown spotting may be a urinary tract infection or a yeast infection, from recently stopping/starting birth control pills, recently taking morning after pill or due to your period about to arrive.

What does it mean when you start your period early on the pill?

That you are not pregnant. If you are on a Mini Pill you should tell your doctor as you may be ovulating.

If you get pregnant while on the pill would you miss your period and is that how you would tell that you're pregnant?

Hello. If you became pregnant while on the pill you may have a period which would be lighter than normal for you or experience spotting around the time your period is due. You would also be experiencing pregnancy symptoms. The only way to find out if you are indeed pregnant is by doing a pregnancy test or by having a pregnancy blood test. The blood test is the most accurate way of finding out if you're pregnant.

You have been on the pill for over 10 years your husband an you are tying to get pregnant What are the chances you get pregnant right away?

It is impossible to tell. Sme women get pregnant straight away. I did, I came off the pill in Augustafter 11 years, used a condom for 4 months to check my cycle then got pregnant the very first month. Some women struggle to get pregnant, but whether because of the pill or not it is difficult to say, some women who have never used contraception cannot get pregnant either.

Could you be pregnant if you have spotting for one day and you bleed heavy for two days then you have spotting again?

Yes, you could but numerous other factors can cause "bleeding" your local health dept or your doctor can tell you if you are pregnant with a simple blood test

Is it normal to be a Week pregnant with cramping and spotting?

maybe.. but it sounds like you may miscarrie. a doctor can tell you if u are pregnant but normally not until you are atleast 6 weeks

If your on some form of birth control dont you automatically get periods how can you tell when your pregnant if you get automatic bleeding?

I know about the pill. I have know women (not many) that have gotten pregnant while on the pill, but as soon as they got pregnant they no longer had any periods. I hope that this helps:)

Could you possibly be pregnant if you have been spotting for two weeks?

If you have had sexual intercourse you possibly could be pregnant. You tell by taking a pregnancy test. You don't use whether or not your spotting for two weeks as a proxy for a pregnancy test. If you are worried that you might be pregnant, you shuold take a test as soon as possible.

Can you be pregnant if you have missed your period for a month and had spotting the month after if you have all the pregnancy symptoms but home pregnancy tests say negative?

You just may be pregnant. The only real way to tell is to go to a doctor and tell them that exactly.

How To Tell If your Hamster Is pregnant?

You can tell if your hamster is pregnant because, you should see a bump on his/hers stomach

What are the chances of becoming pregnant of im 2 days late on your pill?

Depends. Being on your pill controls your cycle which prevents you from ovulating which in turn is what gets you pregnant. It can get you pregnant by stopping them like that but it will most likely just mess up your cycle. That's why they tell you wait a couple cycles after stopping the pill before trying.

If have been spotting brown and bleeding then after almost a week of spotting you start cramping are you pregnant or did you have a miscarriage?

im 16 and i was supposed to start my period a couple weeks ago and i never did now i am spotting brown blood i was wondering if anyone could tell me what that means

Can you still become pregnant while taking birth contol?

Yes you can. Of course it depends on the level of hormones and the regularity of taking the pill, but you most certainly can get pregnant while on the pill. I was told I couldn't get pregnant due to hormone fluctuation, so I went on the pill to help regulate periods. After one year of being on the pill,WHAMO! I'm a mother. Three years later, I was again told I couldn't get pregnant because my body wasn't producing hormone levels again. I decided to stay on the pill and add condoms to my arsenal. 6 months after my doctor said it wasn't possible. I became a mother of two! First time was pill alone, and the second was pill and condoms. I've finally decided that my OB/GYN can never tell me "You can't get pregnant" because my body seems to take it as a dare. Hope this helps!

Can you bleed on your period and its light and lasts a few days?

Yes, that is perfectly normal to have a light period and only a few days long. If you have been on the pill over time you will find that your periods get lighter and shorter. If you are pregnant sometimes light spotting does happen, but you need to tell your doctor.

Could you be pregnant if you started your period on Friday and it ended on Saturday and you are trying to get pregnant or could it be from coming off the pill over a month ago?

Very unlikely because it usually takes more than a couple of months or more to fall pregnant after you stop the pill. The reason your period may be irregular is because your hormones are a bit 'out of whack' from the pill and are slowly returning to normal. Also with me if i have sex about a day before my period is due it only lasts for a day then stops then starts again. On average it takes 3 months - 2 years to fall pregnant after going off the pill but then again I'm no doctor! Tell me how you go.

Can you be pregnant if you have two positive home pregnancy tests and still have your period?

Most likely, you are pregnant and that's not your period, you're just spotting. Go to the doctor, and they'll be able to tell you better.

Why haven't i had my period when im not pregnant?

Because your pregnant who did u have sex with come on and tell

Are you protected after three weeks taking the pill?

everybody is a bit confused when it comes to taking the pill and how much time they must wait in order to no to get pregnant here is the answer in a nutshell: Dr. tell you to take the pill the first day of your period. why? this is to make sure you are not pregnant. If you are 100% sure that you are not pregnant you can start to take your pill of immediately and in the both cases you are protected as of the moment you start to take the pill. to avoid issues and worries be constant taking your pill and at the right time everyday Don´t skip a pill and its 100% sperm prof. just keep in mind that the pill will only protect you from not getting pregnant, but not from sexual transmitted diseases so please be safe and careful.

My girlfriend stopped taking the pill for 3 days then started again 5 days ago She didn't tell me and now she might be pregnant Is five days enough for the pill to work?


Why was it a bad time to tell Mary Maloney this?

because she was pregnant