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Can Implantation Bleeding Be As Heavy As A Period
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
Varies: Implantation bleeding can take many forms from none at all to almost like a light period. ...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
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
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
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
Had IUI on 15/9/14. Periof not due until 30th but seeing blood when I wipe since 25th. Could this be implantation bleeding? Im.also taking cycloget
Possible: Wait another week and check first AM urine with home pregnancy test. It could also be dysfunctional uterine bleeding which is common with hormonal shifts even with stress. Trying to conceive can be stressful which works against you. Easier said than done, but try to relax. Many couples conceive after adoption because the pressure is off. Follow up with your fertility specialist, too. Take care. ...Read more
Can I have experience heavy implantation bleeding. I'm very regular with 7 day period but last one lasted 2 heavy days and 3 spotting days.
I took Plan B on nov. 14th/19th and dec 2nd. Heavy 3 day "period" came on dec 8 when expected, but ended very early. Implantation bleeding or period?
Does implantation bleeding get heavier? Not to the point where its heavy like a period but I can fel the blood comming out. Its way more than spotting
Is it possible to have implantation bleeding when your period is due? I am experiencing really light bleeding, unusual for me as my periods are heavy.
Menstrual changes: If you are sexually active, even if you use contraception, I recommend checking a home pregnancy test. While rare, some women do experience spotting or bleeding early in pregnancy that can mimic a period. It's best to check. Home pregnancy tests are pretty accurate starting the first day your period is due. If negative, check again in 1 more week just to be sure. Good luck. ...Read more
I supposed to start my period today I did but all of a sudden it stopped it's back on now not heavy not light I loked up it said implantation Bleeding?
Time will tell if it is implantation bleeding. May also try doing a pregnancy test and repeat in 1 week if negative. It can also just be a change in your menstrual pattern. Many factors can effect your period such as pregnany, medications, medical conditions, stress....
See a doctor if any further concerns. ...Read more
I have 32 day cycle. And I started bleeding on that day, the flow is heavy. Is it period or implantation bleeding?
Heavy flow: Sounds like your period to me.Get a more detailed answer ›
Period is 40 days late. Have had slight bleeding only when I wipe. Bright red, for about 4 days. Periods are usually heavy. Implantation bleeding?
Maybe not at 40 days: Only 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
It's not as heavy as it is when I get my period but it's not just a little spotting. Could it be implantation bleeding?
1st and 2nd day my period was heavy now the 3rd day I only see blood when I wipe but its not a small amount of blood is this implantation bleeding?
If posit. Preg. Test: Only a positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if she 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 been), or 1 week after starting a "weird" period. ...Read more
I have regular cycle but was 4 days late on period, light red bleeding today that got heavier and turned dark brown. Implantation bleeding or period?
Can't say.: Check a pregnancy test and follow the directions on the packet exactly. Repeat in a week. If negative, you a probably not pregnant. If the irregular pattern of your periods continues with the next period, see your doctor and find out what is going on. ...Read more
My cycle started 6/9, it was a week late. I'm bleeding heavier than my normal period. Could it be implantation bleeding? If so when can I take a test?
Now: If your last period started on June 9, a pregnancy test is reliable any time now. ...Read more
I've been having period like cramps for 3 days. On Nov. 22nd, I bled a heavy reddish brown color for 2days before it turned light pink for another 2 days then completely stopped, I don't know if it was implantation bleeding or a weird period?
A person can't tell: A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that PRIOR spotting was actually implantation spotting. Until then, it can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some 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
10 days before period I began bleeding. Two days light one day heavy for a few hours. Can it be implantation bleeding or something more serious?
No: Not at all. I suggest you forget 'implantation bleeding, ' altogether, its a subjective thing, mainly an internet fad. ...Read more
Period 11 days early? Had unprotected sex around o. Bleeding was light then heavy light then heavy and light again. Implantation bleeding?
Can't say: It's impossible to say what this is, as it can be so many different things. Be sure to have a sensitive pregnancy test done if you think you may be pregnant and/or late for a period. ...Read more
Possible to have had heavy implantation bleeding 10 days after last day of period? Now 3 wks past irreg. Bleeding w/ preg sympt. Next per. In 2 days
No: 10 days after a regular normal period of 28 to 31 days and period lasting 3 to 5 days will be definitely too early for implantation ...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
So had unprotected sex 2 times during end of period 2 weeks later started bleeding kind of heavy only lasted one day tho is this implantation bleeding?
Ovulation: 2 weeks after your period would normally be the time at which you ovulate, if your cycle is a normal 28-30day cycle. ...Read more
Early Bleeding: It is not likely that bleeding heavy like a period is due to implantation. The list of possible causes can include fibroids, polyps, ovulation abnormalities, pcos and pregnancy problems. If this persists or a pregnancy test is positive, be sure to check with your physician. Monitoring basal body temperatures and charting them is a great way to monitor what is going on with your cycle. ...Read more
I had two period in one month and heavy bleeding with cramps is it implantation bleeding or just normal. Thanks?
Need More Info: Implantation bleeding is very light. Just spotting and light bleeding for 24 to 48 hours. Heavy bleeding is not likely to be implantation bleeding. Some women have short cycles and can have 2 periods a month, with one period being at the beginning of a month and the other at the end of the month. Please give us more specifics. If you are concerned about pregnancy, just do pregnancy test. ...Read more
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
I had unprotected sex a week ago. I just got my period 2 weeks early. It is very heavy. Could this be implantation bleeding?
No: Implantation bleeding is generally very light. It's more likely that the bleeding is related to hormonal changes. If it doesn't take care of itself, better see your doctor. ...Read more
My period has came early. I am scared that it may be heavy implantation bleeding and my shoulders hurt. Is it likely to be ectopic?
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