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What could be the reason of bleeding in 8th week of pregnancy?

Hello I had an ultrasound today at 8 weeks. I saw the small baby and they confirmed and showed heartbeat. I was spotting so I was sent for an early ultrasound. Tonight I went to the washroom and was upset to see the spotting streaking has turn into more of bright red blood in toilet and on toilet paper. I do not have cramps and I m not sure going to hospital tonight is the right decision as I just saw the heartbeat today. I m wearing pad but have not soaked through. Thoughts?
Sat, 19 Apr 2014
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hi
some time threatened abortion will produce bleeding like this.
you may need bed rest.you have to take progesterone tab till 12th week.
if you have continuous bleeding you need an consultation with gynaecologist.
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