During Early Pregnancy
Many women can experience spotting during early pregnancy. Pregnancy is
one of those stages in life that cannot be forgotten. A soon to be
mother will go through diverse changes that will definitely change her
life. In those 9 months of gestation she will probably feel different
than before. Conditions like gestational hypertension,
heartburn, morning sickness, anemia and insomnia could appear.
Something that frequently gets attention of pregnant women is
spotting during early pregnancy.
About 25% of all pregnant women experience some kind of bleeding at the
beginning of their pregnancy. The typical spotting occurs once the
fertilized egg has been implanted. The endometrial lining of the uterus
which is mostly made of blood might expel a small amount of it during
Spotting is a very mild
bleeding comparable to the one that appears at the beginning of a
menstrual cycle or the end. The color can vary from brown, red or pink.
Sometimes it can be accompanied by cramping, fever and chills if this
happens visiting your doctor is the most appropriate decision. Bleeding
is similar to the amount of blood lost in a regular menstrual cycle
which is a bigger amount than spotting.
that might cause spotting, like vaginal
A yeast infection or a bacterial vaginosis can cause
inflammation of the cervix area. Once inflamed, it can bleed easily if
a condition like cervical polyp is present.
A miscarriage is very possible if the spotting last more than a week
and is accompanied by abdominal pain or cramps. In this case going to
your doctor and getting an ultrasound is the best course of action.
This test combined with other analysis will determine the safety of the
bleeding is also
possible during pregnancy
This problem is
often caused by untreated constipation and can be easily confused with
a sign of a possible miscarriage. Many women get scared when they see
the blood and start panicking. The best thing to do at such situations
is to be calm and go to your doctor for the proper examination.
Normal labor can also be a cause for bleeding. A vaginal discharge with
some blood is possible just around the 37th week of pregnancy, if this
happens going to your doctor is recommended as labor might be very
close. Spotting during early pregnancy is not very uncommon but is best
to watch it closely to prevent complications.
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