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difference between implantation bleeding and a broken hymen

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A person can't tell: Wait and test. A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
47 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Bleeding: Implantation bleeding occurs before the missed period. Typically an earlier and lighter period. A miscarriage happens after the missed period and can ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Indistinguishable.: Going forward, these two possibilities are indistinguishable. Follow-up with serial pregnancy tests, or beta HCG determination in your blood will be t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No difference: Its just two different ways of saying the same thing. How long it lasts is different for everyone. Bleeding in early pregnancy should be evaluated ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
26 years experience Fertility Medicine
?: Implantation bleeding is more of an internet phenomenon than an actual real event. Although it can occur in is not very common. Women have no signs of ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Withdrawal bleeding: Without a pregnancy test there is no reliable way to tell the difference.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
HCG level: If HCG level keep dropping, it means miscarriage.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 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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