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A 21-year-old female asked:

I had some brownish, reddish discharge for 2 days, then pink, then nothing and then spotting bright red past 2 days. could it be implantation?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
A person can't tell: Wait. A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period.
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Last updated May 16, 2017

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