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Late period,nausea and miscarriage symptoms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User : last period was on the 21-23 in december i didnt have a period in january so i took a pregnacy test and one line was dark and the other light.. so from that time i had light pink spotting til about two days ago now its brown with some clumps..i took another pregnacy test and it was im not sure whats going on i am nauseated and period is never scared that i maight have had a miscarriage and not even knew that it was happening..besides i have no cramps or no ordor..please help me..
Doctor :   Hi Dr Anvekar here
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   when was the second UPT done ?
User :   hi can u help me
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   when did u do your second urine preg test ?
User :   on january 28
Doctor :   and since that was negative, you might not be pregnant
Doctor :   have u taken any pills or emergency contraception, etc ?
User :   no i have not taken anything
User :   no i havent taken anything..could i have had a miscarriage
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   the changes in your period could be due to hormonal changes
Doctor :   and it is common
User :   but my period is neva late..
Doctor :   but 2 days ago, u did have brown discharge with clumps right ?
User :   but i neva had a problem before and what cause it
User :   no it was light pink
Doctor :   hormonal changes can cause such issues
Doctor :   If there is a doubt, you can do a blood pregnancy test
Doctor :   this is more specific
Doctor :   and will give more accurate picture
User :   and what does ur blood level have to be
Doctor :   about 45% of women have such changes, and they turn out to be a negative for pregnancy
User :   so a home pregnacy test can give people a 4
User :   false positive
Doctor :   the sensitivity of a home preg test is 95%
Doctor :   but a blood test is usually 100%
Doctor :   it means the home preg test can be false positive sometimes
User :   oh ok..also is the brown discharge my period
Doctor :   yes
User :   and how long will this brwon stuff
Doctor :   it may last for 3-5 days max
User :   stuff last
User :   well my period usually dont last that long..
Doctor :   i meant the total duration of your periods, including the pink discharge
Doctor :   it should not last more than that
User :   and this is normal
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   when the hormone levels, change, it can cause such changes in the periods pattern and color
User :   but da pink stuff was at da end of january thrn ot stop for a l
User :   while and now this brown discharge
Doctor :   was there a gap between the pick discharge and that of the brown discharge
Doctor :   if so, what was the duration of the gap
Doctor :   In any case, right now, your periods should not last more than 3-5 days
Doctor :   and the chances of pregnancy are less
Doctor :   for confirmation, you can get the blood test for pregnancy done
Doctor :   this will confirm and give you a clear picture
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   i hope i have cleared your doubts
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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