Bleeding during the first trimester of pregnancy is common and its occurrence may be due to various reasons. precisarle is important that your doctor can color, amount, presence of clots and if accompanied by abdominal pain or other symptoms.
The obstetrician perform a physical exam and order an ultrasound to check the status of the pregnancy.
Embryo implantation . it is bleeding that occurs when the embryo nestles in the uterine wall is the sole cause of bleeding in the first trimester is not pathological, that means, it is normal to occur. appears between 3 and 5 weeks of pregnancy is very low, brownish and lasts a day or two color. was not accompanied by abdominal pain and if there is very slight.
This bleeding can be mistaken for a period that even makes you dismiss the possibility of be pregnant.
Spontaneous Abortion : most abundant blood loss (like a period) accompanied by abdominal cramps are present, it may be a sign of spontaneous abortion.
At vaginal examination check that your obstetrician cervix is open or permeable. Here by ultrasound may display the embryo or the sac are no longer present. presence POC utero indicate that abortion is incomplete and must be supplemented by a uterine scraping or using medication that will help all of the remaining contents of the uterus is expelled.
The causes that an abortion can be a combination of multiple factors occur, but most often it is due to genetic faults in the early stages of embryo formation.
Ectopic pregnancy is presented with vaginal bleeding but little pain. Ectopic or tubal pregnancy occurs when the embryo implants outside the uterus, and has little or no chance of reaching the end.
Pain in the lower abdomen is very intense and can hurt more than the other side. There may also be dizziness, hypotension, fainting and sometimes lumbar pain.
By ultrasound empty uterus is displayed and can be viewed the same implantation outside the uterus.
Molar Pregnancy : Molar pregnancy is rare but one of its symptoms is vaginal bleeding. There may be bleeding or intermittent brownish losses accompanied by an overgrowth of the uterus does not correspond to the weeks of gestation and B subunit HCG values very high relative to the weeks of pregnancy.
Molar pregnancy is the result of abnormal fertilization of the egg, it must be surgically evacuated by curettage evacuator.
Placental Hematoma : A collection of blood at the site of implantation of the placenta. It is common in the first weeks of pregnancy. The bleeding is heavy and not usually
accompanied by abdominal pain. most of the time, making the rest is reabsorbed hematoma and losses disappear.
Other : Vaginal infections and diseases of the cervix, can be lead to bleeding of the cervix should not be confused with metrorrhagia, which are bleeding from inside the uterus.
Blood loss in the first trimester of pregnancy are fairly common and have them accurately not mean you’re going to lose your pregnancy. You must go to your doctor as soon as possible and follow his instructions to the letter.