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A 22-year-old female asked:

How do i know when implantation bleeding is occurring? my period was on april 13th-18th and had unprotected sex april 21 night and april 22 morning.. but bled on the 28-30, i am now having cramps, gas/bloatedness, tender breasts and mood swings.help!

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Wait a day or two: past the expected period start day, then run a urine pregnancy test, to be sure. This could be implantation bleeding or irregular ovulation.
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