Question by  mohamedarshad (17)

Should I be concerned about brown spotting in my first trimester?

I have had several episodes of brown spotting.


Answer by  balaji7hills (35)

It's probablly fine, Light bleeding and soptting is normal. If it gets heavier and you start having cramps too is when you should worry. I had spotting at six weeks (first pink, then brown, then bright red-which is not good. ) Everything ended up being fine. you dont have pink you should be ok.


Answer by  Melissa101010 (4405)

Brown spotting is a sign of old blood. Your body is just cleaning itself. You do not need to be concerned unless it is bright red blood. Bright red blood can be a sign of your cervix opening.


Answer by  hopeonpop (54)

If you haven't sought the advice of a doctor you absolutely should. Your condition will usually not be an issue. My wife had this happen with our first child and it turned out to not be an issue since if wasn't fresh. I believe this can happen when the egg attaches to the wall of the uterus.


Answer by  Angela17 (697)

It can mean two things depending on what week you are in. Brown spotting can mean that the old blood in your body is not needed or a miscarriage.


Answer by  Rose (6804)

Brown spotting is very common in early pregnancy in fact most consider it to be what is called implantation spotting. Brown blood is a sign that it is old blood, therefore it has been around for some time. I would mention it to my doctor but do not be overly concerned.

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