What causes faint positive pregnancy test and vaginal spotting?

Posted on Tue, 4 Apr 2017 in Menstruation and Miscarriage
Question: I have a problem. I had a period on January
23rd and then I missed February. I took a home pregnancy test and it was negative. So then I waited until March and took another one it was faint positive. Then I started spotting and the next day it was a little more. Some like my period. I went to theemergency room and they said that I was not pregnant. My period normally ends on the fifth day but it is still going on very little then get heavy with cramps which isn't normal for me. I really need answers.
Answered by Dr. Ramadevi Wani 57 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Get blood pregnancy test done.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to healthcare magic.
I am Dr Ramadevi Wani. I will be answering your concerns.

I have read your notes carefully. There are two possibilities in your case.

1. Irregular period-- Because you started your period after two months, the bleeding is prolonged and erratic .

2. Biochemical pregnancy - You conceived but the pregnancy stopped growing after few days. That could be another reason for this prolonged bleeding. Blood pregnancy test is more confirmatory than urine pregnancy test. So get a blood pregnancy test done to find out if you were pregnant.

I hope this is helpful. If you have further concerns, I will be happy to answer.

Best wishes,
Dr Rama

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