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Break Through Bleeding Then No Period
No period: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
What is the difference between implantation bleeding and break through bleeding after an anovulatory cycle? Next period due next week brown discharge
Breakthrough : Breakthrough bleeding is a mid cycle bleeding in users of ocp as attributed to low estrogen. This occurs due to endometrial shedding. Implantation bleeding is the bleeding when a fertilized ovum implants in the endometrium and hits a vein in the process. Breakthrough bleeding can range from spotting to a heavy bleeding. Implantation bleeding could range from spotting to a uncommonly light period. ...Read more
When do your periods return after break through bleeding got periods 16 March then stopped pill. Started bleeding again 28 March and got no period?
Can implantation bleeding go from having light bleeding, to no bleeding then hours later have light bleeding again?
Misinformed?: No. That is not 'implantation.' As you have already been taught here implantation is asymptomatic. Implantation bleeding is an internet myth that has developed more rapidly than truth can be taught here. You are having irregular bleeding, not implantation. The bleeding also does not preclude pregnancy or implantation. It just does not represent it. ...Read more
I'm on bc and having break through bleeding for 10 days now. Could this break through bleeding make my endometreosis worse?
Can a miscarriage be complete in a day? Does miscarriage bleeding stop after a day? 5ws 6dys preg bleed heavy then light then stopped an nothing since
6 days after taking Plan B & now have brown break through bleeding & mild cramps... Period or just spotting? Normal?
Probably normal: do preg test. if negative just wait it out. if positive, see your doc ...Read more
Dark brown blood during intercourse. Lasting through the night. No pain during or after sex. Half way through cycle.
Exam/sonogram: This may not be worrisome, or you could have a polyp, infection, small vaginal teat or the blood can be from a male partner. Some women have mid cycle bleeding related to ovulation. If you are worried, a simple pelvic exam and a sonogram to look at the uterine lining may be helpful. Otherwise, wait and see is also an option. ...Read more
Does implantation bleeding happen enforce or after a missed period? I'm 10 days late and had a little but of bleeding today and then it stopped.
Do a hPT?: If you are that late on your period, a test will be reliable. If it's negative then not 'implantation bleeding, ' if it's positive you are pregnant. ...Read more
I'm taking birth control pill continuously. No period for months, but started bleeding a little since yesterday. Break through or irregular? Normal?
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Brown is simply old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more
Started BCP mid cycle, skipped the break and now bleeding for 6 days. Not spotting but a light period getting heavier. Not pregnant. Will it stop?
Yes: Starting mid-cycle and skipping placebos threw your cycle off keep taking them right and it will straighten out. Break thru bleeding is not uncommon on the first package even if you take them perfectly ...Read more
Could bleeding that last for 5 days, starting out like a light period and then turning into spotting, be implantation or breakthrough bleeding?
Take a test: Home pregnancy tests are very effective for determining if you might be pregnant. It's hard to answer your questions specifically as you didn't state where in your cycle you were. At 16, if you're not pregnant, a reliable birth control method would be a great idea. Pills and condoms are great for preventing pregnancy and protecting you from stds. ...Read more
After your heavy period cycle ends and there's still light bleeding is it still considered your period?
yes: The bleeding normally can last 3-7 days. ...Read more
Missed period after losing virginity, protected sex with condom, no breaks no leaks, history of irregular periods, should I be worried or wait it out?
On BCP, none missed. pinkish blood but 1wk&4days away from my period. Implanting bleeding or just bleeding from the pills?
Is breakthrough bleeding from the pill usually red or brown? My period just ended then seemed to "restart" with light spotting. I'm new to the pill.
Bleeding pinkish blood like spotting the next day it stops no period is this implantation bleeding ?
A person can't tell: 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
If period starts on time but not heavy as usual is there any chance of preg? Bled thru tampons still during period. Sperm was wiped on vag b4 period
Maybe not, but...: A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. If a woman has her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and the test is not needed yet. ...Read more
Spotted brown for one day once taking a break from continuous pills.. No period. Is this normal? Usually don't get period on continuous pill break.
Not unusual: Pending on the type of bcp, some endometrial lining is created . When you stop taking the pill your Progesterone level drops, destabilizing the endometrial lining, which breaks off and is discharged from the vagina. Would appear as a brown or dark discharge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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