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What causes brown tinge in cervical mucus during pregnancy?

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I'm 6-8 wks pregnant. I'm getting the occasional tiny brown tinge in my cervical mucus when I go to the bathroom. What could this be? Is this worrying?
Posted Tue, 5 Aug 2014 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take rest

Detailed Answer:

I read your query and I understand your concerns.

Following is my reply:

1) This is mild bleeding.

2)This happens when there is bleeding around the gestational sac.

3) You need to take complete rest.

4) Take supportive treatment from your doctor.

5) Dont worry as this is not dangerous as of now.

Let me know if you have anymore questions.

Dr. Mahesh Koregol
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Follow-up: What causes brown tinge in cervical mucus during pregnancy? 3 minutes later
I can't take time off work but I have a desk job. does that make it worse
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 2 minutes later
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You definitely need to take off from work for another 3 weeks atleast.
It might make it worse otherwise.

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