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Delayed periods, altered menstrual flow. Had risky pregnancies in the past. Could I be pregnant even though I had bleeding?

My period is pretty regular. It was five or six days late but then I had a regular flow. I wasnt crampy and didnt reallyhave any clotting. At first there was clotting but now its just blood . The flow stopped pretty much on the 3rd night and my periods are usually 5-6 days long. Can I be pregnant even though I bled? The one HPT I took came bac negative but that was the day (5 days late) I started my bleeding . I do have two children both were extremely high risk with problems during entire pregnancy...
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
Since this period was delayed, and the pattern was not like your normal period, you should be doubly sure .
Sometimes, a miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy ( pregnancy outside the uterus ) presents in this way.
Also, rarely, a woman bleeds but still pregnancy is ongoing.
Since one HPT is already negative, I suggest you consult a Gynecologist who would examine you and suggest an ultrasound/blood pregnancy test for confirmation.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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