yea, i thought i was pregnant cuz i started my period a week late but then i started and i am havin horrible cramps and my legs are weak but im not bleeding a lot. I dont kno if it is a miscarriage or just a really bad period or if its symptoms to somethin like Ectopic pregnacy. I want to kno what u think it is and what exactly a miscarriage is. thanks muches
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Well, generally, people take a test when they suspect a pregnancy, as early as possible.
It's generally theorized that as many as half of all fertilizations do NOT result in pregnancies: in other words, that techincally a great many pregnancies result in miscarriages, many without women knowing they were pregnant, or that they miscarried. Very early miscarriages usually are indistinguishable from a period.
In later miscarriages -- after at least a couple months of pregnancy, it is more noticeable, often with heavy bleeding and severe cramping.
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