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Does light bleeding and brown discharge during pregnancy indicate a miscarriage ?

Last week got a confirmed pregnancy from my doctor . I never had any pregnancy symptoms. I should be around 6 wks pregnant . Two days ago I had period like blood loss that lasted for about 2-4 hours. Since then I had no major blood loss except the occasional tiny amount of brown discharge when i wipe. Have I miscarried already?
Asked On : Fri, 25 Mar 2011
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Yes spontaneous abortion may be over in a couple of hours, provided there is no retained products of conception.
Did you get an ultrasound study done before this bleeding?
Only method of being 100 % sure that you are pregnant and to know the duration of pregnancy, is by doing an ultrasound study.
To be doubly sure that abortion has occurred and that there is no retained products of conception, again ultrasound is the method of choice.
Answered: Thu, 21 Jul 2011
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