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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
By pregnancy test: Decidual bleeding occurs in pregnant people. You can take a pregnancy test. If negative then it is not decidual bleeding
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same answer : Implantation bleeding/decidual is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovul ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If pregnant: Decidual bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women. You could check a pregnancy test at home. If it is negative then this is not decimal bleeding.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
High ; common: Decidual bleeding can be lumped together with implantation bleeding and we can call them both "first trimester bleeding". I'd estimate 20-30% of women ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You have a normal period. If you are light headed, please get checked. Maybe you are anemic. Drink lots of water. See a doctor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Like blood : It would like blood and your pregnancy test would be positive so we can be certain that you do not have the incredibly rare diagnosis of decidual blee ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: As the name indicates, it is bleeding from the Decidua which is the epithelial tissue of the endometrium or the innermost lining of the uterus. The De ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Accuracy is ok: The accuracy of an HCG pregnancy test should not be changed whether a woman is bleeding or not bleeding. That means if her level is 25, a urine test t ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
1 week late: They become positive at bout the time you're 1 week late.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Related to irregular: ovulation, may be caused by polycystic ovaries/insulin resistance. Also could thyroid or other issues, see your doctor for testing and evaluation.

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