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What causes vaginal spotting during early pregnancy?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Practicing since :2009

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Posted on Tue, 29 Dec 2015 in Women's Health
Question: I am 7 weeks pregnant. previous scan @ 6 week, there was no heartbeay. Doctor advised susten 400 and last night I had light bleeding and now it has stopped. Is this miscarriage?
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 12 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Repeat ultrasound is required

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy can be due to abortion or due to subchorionic haemorrhage, which is bleeding in the fetal membranes.
I will suggest you to get a transvaginal ultrasound done to confirm the diagnosis and fetal cardiac activity.
Hope you found the answer helpful.Please do get back for further queries.
Wishing you good health.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
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