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A 36-year-old member asked:

How can i tell if i am experiencing implantation bleeding?

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Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry 37 years experience
Bleeding: Generally swelling, sponginess , sometimes pain but not always. Contact your doctor asap to evaluate.

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A 18-year-old female asked:

How can you tell if it is your period and not implantation bleeding?

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine 27 years experience
Take pregnancy test: If you're having early pregnancy bleeding it may be different to your 'normal period' in amount of bleeding (heavier than normal or lighter than a normal period) or in timing - pregnancy bleeding usually occurs after the time your period was due. Symptoms are not 100% reliable - take a pregnancy test if you are late with your period or if your bleeding is different to a normal period.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Could i be experiencing implantation bleeding?

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Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
Fertility Medicine 34 years experience
Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding happens 6-7 days after ovulation. Ovulation for mos women happens between days 12-16 from the first day of the period, on average 14 days. Therefore implantation bleeding can occur sometime between day 18 at the earliest and 22 at the latest (days 19-20 for most women). Of course there are exceptions but this applies to most regularly menstruating women.
A 34-year-old member asked:

How to tell if I have implantation bleeding or break through bleeding?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
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 7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period.
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A 27-year-old female asked:

How can you tell the differance between implantation bleeding and your period?

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Dr. Steven Lindheim
Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Spotting : Implantation may present with light spotting about a week after ovulation.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Implantation bleeding or period? How to tell the difference?

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Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine 21 years experience
Timing: Your period should happen once monthly. Implantation bleeding usually happens several days before your cycle, is typically light (not heavy like a regular cycle).

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