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28 Jul 2005

Miscarrage or period
Hello Doctor

I urgently need your help to keep me sane - literally

I heard that if you ovulate no matter how long your cycle is - your period will come 14 days later - if so please can you help me because I ovulated and 17 days later I - today I have seen a few brown spots - could this be a start of a period? Or could you be pregnant and the brown spots mean spmething else like implantation bleeding at this satge.

Also if the 14 day rule applies - and you ovulate and only start to bleed 20 days later - is that a miscarrage - how do you know if you have a miss?

Please can you anwer me - i am actually feeling insane - almost clinically depressed.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It sounds more like your period starting. The 14 day rule is not absolute. If the pregnancy test was negative, you are not pregnant and it is not a miscarriage.

Best wishes
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