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Spotting ???

I went to the bathroom this morning and strained a little to go (#2).  After I wiped, I saw a little blood (red!) on the tissue.  I went to pee a few hours ago, and again blood but just a string of it.  What's going on do you think?  I'm cramping a little but nothing alarming (at least, it doesn't feel that bad).  Could it be that the straining did it?
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121828 tn?1333464491
EEEK, Don't panic! There is still implantation going on from what I've read and your cervix is a lot more sensitive so maybe you popped a few blood vessels somewhere? I remember waking up at 8w 3d to go to the dr. w/dd and had bright red blood. Everything was fine. Keep me posted. I might would call the dr. just for piece of mind.
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I panicked a little but then went back to my first pregnancy diary (yes, I kept one :)) and read that same thing happened when I was pregnant with Ariella so that eased my mind a bit.  I just took Ariella to my inlaws and took it easy today.  They're bringing her back soon but at least I got a break for three hours :)
121828 tn?1333464491
I totally think it was the straining. Keep a close eye on it but I'm sure it will go away, until the next (#2) hee, hee...
16045 tn?1340287933
I had spotting and then some blood about a week ago and started to panic!  I thought for sure the pregnancy was doomed, but went to my doctor and they did a u/s and I heard the heartbeat!  So, all was well.  She told me that spotting or bleeding can be a normal thing and several things can trigger it.  Keep us updated!
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How far along are you?
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I'm checking myself every half hour or so if I"m spotting.  I have some dull cramping but I don't know if it's something to watch out for.  Ugh...
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I'm 7 weeks
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My menstrual cycles have been only somewhat regular for the past 3 months and my  husband and I really were trying to conceive in July, I did not get my period on August 11 as I was supposed to I did a home preg test and it came out negative and then I noticed very little bleeding but after (second day) I have not seen a spot of blood.  Could I be pregnant, how soon should I do a home preg test again?  I really want to be pregnant :)
223438 tn?1189755826
Just wait a few days (3-4) to see what happens. In a few days if the bleeding hasn't picked up again then test again.

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