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A 30-year-old female asked:

two weeks ago i had what i thought was a med flow period. i began having pregnancy symptoms this week. pregnant! could implantation bl be so heavy?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe...: An early menstrual period may be caused by changes in hormone levels, which can be due to anxiety, stress, overworking, intense exercise, fatigue, or excessive weight gain/loss. If pregnancy happens, implantation bleeding occurring 9-14 days after conception may happen, and sometimes may last long enough to mimic an early period. An ob-gyn doctor can check, if symptoms are worrisome or recurrent.

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Last updated Jun 20, 2013

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