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A 29-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex and i'd done a test to confirm ovulating on 14th oct, on 20th oct started with brown discharge it's now dark red today, implant?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Possible: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. Implantation bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
When is your: period due? It might be the start of your period. Usually there isn't bleeding with implantation. When it does occur the amount is very tiny. Would take a home pregnancy test if you don't get a definitive period on time.
Last updated Oct 31, 2015

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