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What causes spotting during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Feb-2014
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User:dr i am pregnant with 13 weeks 5 days and today i observed a red spotting i wnat to knoew the reason
Doctor:The reasons are many, commonly a rupture in the capillary of the vaginal walls.
Doctor:causes bleed
User:will it harm my baby
Doctor:However it is important to get a per vaginal examination for every such spotting
Doctor:to see if the cervix is opened
User:i had a sex in the morning can it be due to that also
Doctor:If it is because of intercourse then it would not harm the baby
User:still a examination is required
User:still a examination is required or not
Doctor:We are stilll unsure if the spotting is just because of intercourse
Doctor:so better to get examined
Doctor:and the need for examination increases if it spots again
Doctor:THen you would grow more apprehensive
User:thankss doctor i will get the examination done today itself
Doctor:Do you have any mroe queries
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thank you for visiting
Doctor:Bye for now
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