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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal bleeding: Any abnormal bleeding should be evaluated by a gyn specialist, even though cancer is not the most likely cause. Erratic bleeding is the most concernin ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not if normal: You can't be pregnant and having normal periods but you can have vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. If you have had unprotected sex and are concerned, ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Melamud
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds normal: It's common to have a watery discharge at the time of ovulation. Some patients experience spotting as well. Both are normal.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant?: Implantation bleeding can be very light, and pregnancy is possible with the symptoms you have related. Get an HCG serum test for pregnancy in about 10 ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Different causes: Post-coital bleeding means bleeding after having sex. Sometimes it is caused by an irritated cervix (the bottom part of the uterus), but sometimes it ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Regularity: The menstrual period is the start of a new cycle and happens on a regular basis, whereas breakthrough bleeding happens at any time during a menstrual ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy : Implantation bleeding exclusively occurs if you are pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are che ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: A positive pregnancy test then tells a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant bec ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience Gynecology
Look vs take...: Hysteroscopy is a procedure that looks inside the uterus, without incisions. If a polyp is present, it can be removed with instruments placed thru the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bleeding: Menstrual bleeding occurs during your period. The broader term of vaginal bleeding includes bleeding that occurs when you are not on your period. Take ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not much : Abnormal bleeding can be caused by tumors, polyps, lesions, cancer, etc & has an etiology (cause) identified, ie - "abnormal bleeding from fibroids". ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 different things: Withdrawal bleeding, when the term is used by doctors, typically refers to bleeding that follows Progesterone administration. Of course, Progesterone ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: NO Hope this helps!\ Dr Z
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No- read on: Ulcerative colitis is often diagnosed when someone seeks medical advice for rectal bleeding. However, internal bleeding usually implies bleeding into ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
Aggrenox: Aggrenox probably best for recurrent stroke followed closely by ASA. Risk of bleeding is highest with ASA/Plavix combination least with Aggrenox
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cycle timing: Old blood from a previous cycle tends to occur within a few days of the period ending. implantation bleeding tends to occur in mid menstrual cycle or ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Hemorrhage usually is meant to signify more severe bleeding. I clot is blood that has coagulated.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Vaginal dicharge after a birth is the same, regardless of the type of delivery unless the is a complication such as infection or heavy bleeding, altho ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It happens 20 to 30%: Implantation bleeding happens in about 20 to 30%of pregnancies.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: In implantation bleeding, the baby is imbedding into the womb. In a period, the shed endometrial lining is disposed of.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
maybe same: A period is the shedding of the lining of the uterus. When the lining shed, the blood comes out the vaginal other sources of bleeding from the cyst ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Easy!: The difference is a positive pregnancy test. Do one and good luck.

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