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A 18-year-old female asked:

is it possible to not feel anything when going through implantation? or is there always a discomfort?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Imagine with me: The newly created fetus is smaller than the size of a speck of dust. When it lands on the inner wall of the uterus do you think it could possibly be felt? There is no such thing as implantation pain or implantation bleeding. This quiet event is silent and symptom free.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are implantation cramps?

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Dr. Christopher Powers
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Implantation cramps refer to the discomfort many women feel about 8-10 days after ovulation in a month when they become pregnant. The discomfort occurs as the fertilized egg, the embryo, "burrows" into the lining of the uterus (endometrium) where it will be begin to develop into a baby. That process is irritating to the uterus (which is primarily muscle) and produces a mild cramping sensation.
Fort Worth, TX
A 18-year-old female asked:

Can implantation cramps be mistaken for period cramps?

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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Possibly: However, period crams happen at or around your period and implantation occurs a little sooner than that.
Louisville, KY
A 19-year-old female asked:

How long do implantation cramps last?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Difficult to say: Most individuals don't experience implantation cramps. Implantation is a very silent insidious event.
United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 34-year-old female asked:

Implantation does it cause slight cramps.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not usually : That is not a typical complaint. Wait and see if you miss your period and then take a home pregnancy test.
United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 34-year-old female asked:

Can implantation cramps be strong?

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Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Cramps.: No.It depends on your pain tolerance which can vary from person to person. But if you are having severe cramps you should consult a physician to rule out the ectopic pregnancy.

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