A 32-year-old female asked:
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hi dr.. im ttc, my period is due today. for three days i'm having dark brown spotting. -ve hpt. is this implantation or preg? tested too early?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding.
Answered on Apr 3, 2014

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