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Can Implantation Bleeding Be Heavy
One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more
No: Implantation bleeding usually is just very minor spotting for a day or so. Majority of patients who conceive do not have implantation bleeding. ...Read more
Can implantation bleeding be heavy? Go through a whole tampon and Last up to six days, and be accompanied by heavy cramping?
Not typical: No, this sounds more like your menses. In my experience, implantation bleeding is over-estimated. If it happens, it is a little light spotting and then that's it. Have you checked a pregnancy test? If you had a positive pregnancy test followed by heavy bleeding then that's more likely to be an early miscarriage. ...Read more
implantation bleedi: Is not heavy, most likely your hormones are off please see your obgyn. ...Read more
Yes, sometimes.: See your gynecologist if you are having menstrual-like vaginal bleeding during early pregnancy - it may be implantation bleeding, or menses/miscarriage. Urine pregnancy tests, blood HCG levels and transvaginal sonography will help your doctor determine what is going on. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more
Varies: Implantation bleeding can take many forms from none at all to almost like a light period. ...Read more
Can implantation bleeding be heavy and countinous for 3 days? Or more likely to be period? 31 days since last period
Can implantation bleeding be heavy? I also have very bad cramps, wasn't supposed to get my period for 3 more days.
It can not.: Implantation bleeding is not heavy may be a spot or two spots. Bad cramps probably are premenstrual symptoms. ...Read more
Can implantation bleeding be heavy I started bleeding 12 days after ovulation wich is 3 days befor my period could I be preg ?
No: Implantation is when the conceptus (from union of egg & sperm) attach to the wall of the uterus. Bleeding most often dose not occur with implantation. If there is bleeding the amount is small. It may be small rust or brown colored drops or light pink swirled in white d/C. It usually occurs about ten days after ovulation. There is more blood w period. Take a HPT if you miss your period. ...Read more
Doubt it: 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. ...Read more
Bleeding: Yes in can vary from nothing to like a regular period ...Read more
Can implantation bleeding be a little heavy for half a day than be light flow and turn to brown after 3 days and stop ? Its not my usual period! ttc
Internet Myth?: There is really no such thing as implantation bleeding. When a fetus is implanting it is smaller than a speck of dust. It does not cause trauma to the lining of the uterus. If there is bleeding, which is extremely rare, it may be one or two spots only. Your bleeding does not in any way represent pregnancy. ...Read more
See answer: Implantation bleeding usually occurs within 7-10 days after fertilization and prior to the onset of the expected menstrual period. It is usually light (spotting), brief in duration, and is often un-noticed. If you had a normal or heavy period at the time of your expected period, then no pregnancy. There are always rare exceptions: heavy implantation bleeding and implantation after period can occur. ...Read more
Is there a possibility that implantation bleeding can be heavy, not heavy like a period though. And last for 3 days only 1 week before expected due?
Implantation: implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Implantation bleeding, if and when it happens at all, is not usually heavy. I'd look for another cause. ...Read more
Likely breakthrough: It's almost never implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it woudl be very light and about 6-7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. So, i wouldn't worry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, i had 2 days of light bleeding and today quite heavy, could it be a sign of implantation bleeding?
It is possible: It is possible but implantation bleeding is usually not heavy. If you think you may be pregnant please take a pregnancy test. They are most accurate 3 weeks after sexual activity or one week after a missed period. If you are having unprotected sex then please take a prenatal vitamin with folate (folic acid) daily to prevent birth defects. ...Read more
I got implantation bleeding on sep 22 it stopped on sep 25.but26 th morning again got heavy bleeding .if it is heavy implantation bleeding howtoknow?
About implantation..: Only after a positive preg. test can tell a woman that PRIOR spotting was actually implantation bleeding. 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. ...Read more
Hi just wondering how long does implantation bleeding last for and can it be heavy and bright red thanks ?
My cycle came four days early and lasted for seven days but it never heavy, is that a sign of implantation bleeding?
I had a string of pink blood the night before and now I have heavy bleeding. Can this be implantation bleeding?
My cycle isn't for another wk or 2. I'm spotting dark red and it's not heavy. Could this be implantation bleeding?
Breakthrough: It's probably breakthrough bleeding, can't say for sure 'why' over the internet. 'implantation bleeding' is all the rage online now, but it's over-rated in importance. It's not consistent and is usually not 'implantation' but breakthrough bleeding. A pregnancy test in a few days will confirm one way or another. ...Read more
Not: Implantation bleeding is sporadic and unpredicatble, doesn't happen at all in most cases in other words there is no 'usually.' bleeding that heavy is unlikely 'implantation, ' could be breakthrough or other reasons. ...Read more
Doubtful: Implantation bleeding is minimal. For most pregnancies this doesn't truly occur. ...Read more
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