A 17-year-old female asked:
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what's the difference between implantation and menstral bleeding?

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Dr. Erinn Huffman
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Periods: Menstrual bleeding is the sloughing of the lining of your uterus every month that you dont get pregnant. Implantation bleeding is some spotting that some women notice when they conceive and the embryo 'implants' into the uterus.
Answered on Apr 24, 2014
Dr. Prem Gulati
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Period vs spotting: Menstruail bleeding is shedding of endometrial lining of uterous which occurs every month where as implantaion bleeding is a spotting which occurs in some females when they become pregnant and they may feel as if they are going to have a period butis just a spotting.
Answered on Apr 24, 2014
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