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i had a checkup yesterday and bleeding...

i am due monday and was checked to see if i was dilated. this caused some bleeding but it stopped right after the appointment. then last night i checked and there as a big spot of dark "old blood" there. now today is a new day every time i pee and wipe there is still some dark blood when i wipe. is this normal?

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samantha21385

Asked by samantha21385 at 12:19 PM on Oct. 10, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • it could be just from where the messed around with stuff. i bled before I went into labor, especially dark blood, from where they were checking to see how far dilated I was
    Zacherysmommy08

    Answer by Zacherysmommy08 at 12:23 PM on Oct. 10, 2009

  • Sounds like it's from the check. It irritated your cervix.
    You can avoid getting checked in the future since it doesn't give any useful information and bothers your cervix. You're still going to labor ...whenever, anyways, right?
    ;-)
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 12:23 PM on Oct. 10, 2009

  • i was checked and a couple days later was still bleeding, when i finally went into labor. i wore a pad for just in case. i don't remember if i had dark blood or not, i think it was light. i'd call the doc just to be on the safe side.
    armywife43

    Answer by armywife43 at 12:24 PM on Oct. 10, 2009

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