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I was 18 days late period up until today when I started

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I was 18 days late for my period up until today when I started spotting on and off its not a normal bleed like a period though it's only really there when I wipe but I have had some cramps with it. Could I be pregnant?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Do you take birth control pill?

Also when did you have unprotected sex?

You can have such erratic period normally even without being pregnant.

THis is due to the hormonal fluctuations common in your age group.
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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No I don't take birth control me and my partner have been trying to conceive for the last 2 months
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 months ago.

Ok --

In that case, you do have good chances of being pregnant.

Such type of bleeding can be called implantation bleeding.

Since you are 18 days late, you take a urine pregnancy test now.

Serun HCG may be more accurate though.

Best wishes