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Can implantation bleeding be heavy? I had an IUI nov 29 i started bleeding dec 8 th?

Can implantation bleeding be heavy? I had an IUI nov 29 i started bleeding  dec 8 th?

Not usually: Depends on what you mean by heavy. Heavier than ovulation? Heavier than a period? See the point? ...Read more

Implantation (Definition)

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


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Can Implantation Bleeding Be Heavy?

Can Implantation Bleeding Be Heavy?

Implantation: Implantation bleeding can be heavier, although it is usually light. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy?

Can implantation bleeding be heavy?

Yes: Implantation bleeding can be as heavy as a menstrual period or even heavier. To be reassured, have your HCG level checked for "doubling". ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy enough to fill several pads over 4 days?

Can implantation bleeding be heavy enough to fill several pads over 4 days?

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

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy bleeding at all at 10dpo not due on till 29th november?

Can implantation bleeding be heavy bleeding at all at 10dpo not due on till 29th november?

Implantation: Generally no significant bleeding to maybe spotting..Large amount of bleeding other things need to be considered. See gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy? Go through a whole tampon and Last up to six days, and be accompanied by heavy cramping?

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

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Can implantation bleeding be heavier with twins?

Can implantation bleeding be heavier with twins?

Seems reasonable: It seems reasonable to think this may be possible since there are 2 embryos implanting. But i doubt very much there is any research showing this to confirm. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy and red like a period?

Can implantation bleeding be heavy and red like a period?

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

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy like a period and have small bits of grey tissue ?

Varies: Implantation bleeding can take many forms from none at all to almost like a light period. ...Read more

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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 and countinous for 3 days? Or more likely to be period? 31 days since last period

It is more likely: to be a period because usually there isn't any bleeding with implantation. When it does occur - it is usually just a drop or two. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy and red? Or is that my period?

Can implantation bleeding be heavy and red? Or is that my period?

Unlikely: Implantation bleeding can be red but typically not heavy in nature. If this is a persistent nature of your cycles you should see your gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy? I also have very bad cramps, wasn't supposed to get my period for 3 more days.

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

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Can implantation bleeding become heavy and seem like a normal period?

Can implantation bleeding become heavy and seem like a normal period?

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

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Can your implantation bleeding be heavy for a day?

Can your implantation bleeding be heavy for a day?

Yes: about 1 in 3 women will have bleeding or spotting in the first few weeks or months of pregnancy. That bleeding can vary from light spotting to heavy bleeding. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be a bit heavy and red and can it last for four days thanks ?

Can implantation bleeding be a bit heavy and red and can it last for four days thanks ?

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

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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

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

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Can implantation bleeding occur after a heavy period? Are you pregnant if that happens?

Can implantation bleeding occur after a heavy period? Are you pregnant if that happens?

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

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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?

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 more

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Is implantation bleeding heavy? I went through two pads in one day.

Not usually: Implantation bleeding, if and when it happens at all, is not usually heavy. I'd look for another cause. ...Read more

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How worried should I be if implantation bleeding looks heavy?

How worried should I be if implantation bleeding looks heavy?

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 more

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Hi, i had 2 days of light bleeding and today quite heavy, could it be a sign of implantation bleeding?

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

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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?

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

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How heavy is implantation bleeding?

Minimal: Usually it is like a very light period or less, sometimes not at all. ...Read more

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Is it normal for implantation bleeding to get heavier after sex?

Is it normal for implantation bleeding to get heavier after sex?

Can do that: implantation bleeding usually occurs 6-12 days after ovulation, is easily confused with normal menstruation, and can be complicated by vigorous sexual intercourse, depending on how vigorous the sex is. It's all in the timing !! ...Read more

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Hi just wondering how long does implantation bleeding last for and can it be heavy and bright red thanks ?

Hi just wondering how long does implantation bleeding last for and can it be heavy and bright red thanks ?

One assumes one has: Implantation bleeding if there is an intact pregnancy despite bleeding.A sonogram may show an area chorionic bleeding.how long that will go on is not something one can determine. ...Read more

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My cycle came four days early and lasted for seven days but it never heavy, is that a sign of implantation bleeding?

My cycle came four days early and lasted for seven days but it never heavy, is that a sign of implantation bleeding?

Test might tell: Implantation bleeding occurs when the early conceptus burrows into the wall of the uterus. It is typically light, but it might be like you described. Having a pregnancy test at the time of the expected period or later would be one way to know if there is a pregnancy, . ...Read more

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I had a string of pink blood the night before and now I have heavy bleeding. Can this be implantation bleeding?

I had a string of pink blood the night before and now I have heavy bleeding. Can 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 way over-rated. It's not consistent and is usually not 'implantation' but breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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My cycle isn't for another wk or 2. I'm spotting dark red and it's not heavy. Could 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

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Is implantation bleeding continuous and heavy?

Is implantation bleeding continuous and heavy?

No: its light and best described as spotting that resolves on its own. best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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How long and how heavy is implantation bleeding?

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

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Is it possible to have heavy implantation bleeding?

Is it possible to have heavy implantation bleeding?

See a physician: Not usually.It depends and it can vary from person to person. But if you are having severe cramps also than you should consult a physician to rule out the ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have heavy implantation bleeding?

Is it possible to have heavy implantation bleeding?

Doubtful: Implantation bleeding is minimal. For most pregnancies this doesn't truly occur. ...Read more

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