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is implantation bleeding a good sign of pregnancy

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Most often there isn't bleeding with implantation. When it does occur it is a tiny amount of blood (drop or drops) that only occurs with implantation ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
LMP ?: Fertilization, if successful, usually occurs about 2 weeks after the the last menstrual period. Implantation occurs usually 24-72 hrs after ovulation ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can happen: Bleeding in early pregnancy can happen. While typically considered an ominous sign, women may experience menstrual periods and still carry a viable pr ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Likely breakthrough: It's almost never implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it would be about 6-7 d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
No: But a serum HCG level can confirm a likely pregnancy. You can have + HCG with molar pregnancies, however--no guarantee that it will go to completion. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: may be normal and may be associated with pregnancy. For pregnancy may need pregnancy test
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily...: But if you're curious about being pregnant, a pregnancy test would be the first step. Do this tomorrow morning with an over-the-counter urine pregnan ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If pregnant and bleeding, see your doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Never good may not b: be bad 50% of pregnancies can have spotting if you are you should not have intercourse and your OB should be able to see a baby with a htbeat by 6 1 ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Can I be Pregnant?: No. Not in general.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Bleeding in pregnancy is very abnormal . If you want to know if you are pregnant simply take a pregnancy test.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Never: Spotting is a complication of pregnancy, not a sign of it.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Pregnancy does not make you have a period which is early but otherwise normal. You can have spotting/bleeding at the time of ovulation (midcycle) or a ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: See number 14 below http://community.Babycenter.Com/post/a24148093/the_early_signs_of_pregnancy_symptoms_checklist.
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Either or none: It could go with either one, but it doesn't reliably predict anything.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting postperiod: Bleeding is not a normal sign of pregnancy. Spotting can be due to infection, ovarian cysts, cervical dysplasia and many other things. If it persist ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is possible: But it is more likely a sign of hormones not yet cycling normally. It can take several months after stopping the pill for the periods to get back to ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That is a term: For when u are not preg, u can have bleeding in pregnancy from a variety of reasons that your OB should evaluate, some go away and do not cause proble ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
HPT : Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But b ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Diarrhea is not a sign of earl pregnancy. Pregnancy test is a sure way of knowing that someone is pregnant
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: This is more likely due to imbalances of Progesterone and estrogen. Take care.

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