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Spotting or bleeding during pregnancy

Spotting or bleeding during pregnancy is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of spotting or bleeding during pregnancy are threatened pregnancy, spontaneous abortion, and pregnancy. Other possible causes, such as problem during pregnancy, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with spotting or bleeding during pregnancy, 80% report having pain during pregnancy, 62% report having sharp abdominal pain, and 36% report having problems during pregnancy.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with spotting or bleeding during pregnancy often receive hematologic tests, complete blood count, urinalysis, radiographic imaging procedure, standard pregnancy test, glucose measurement, pelvis exam and intravenous fluid replacement .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with spotting or bleeding during pregnancy include nitrofurantoin, rho(d) immune globulin (rhogam), methylergonovine (methergine), oxytocin, clomiphene (clomid), misoprostol, aspirin / methocarbamol, carmustine, procaine (novocaine), cilastatin / imipenem, valdecoxib (bextra) and clavulanate / ticarcillin .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for spotting or bleeding during pregnancy include age 30-44 years, race/ethnicity = hispanic, sex == female and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, sex == male, age 60-74 years, age 1-4 years, age 45-59 years, and age < 1 years almost never get spotting or bleeding during pregnancy.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.1x
15-29 years
3.6x
30-44 years
1.7x
45-59 years
0.0x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
1.8x
White
0.7x
Other
1.5x
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