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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

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

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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How do you know if its implatation bleeding or a light period?

How do you know if its implatation bleeding or a light period?

Pregnancy test: If your pregnancy test is negative then it is your period. Implantation bleeding occurs when you get pregnant. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding be like a period?

Is implantation bleeding be like a period?

Not really: Politely, "implantation bleeding" is mostly an internet fad - 'real' implantation bleeding is sporadic and highly unpredictable, and doesn't happen at all in most cases. No, it's not like a period - bleeding that heavy is unlikely 'implantation, ' could be breakthrough or other reasons. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding last 5 days and start off like a light period and then turn into spotting?

Can implantation bleeding last 5 days and start off like a light period and then turn into spotting?

I doubt it: Theoretically yes, but most 'implantation bleeding' is really breakthrough. 'implantation bleeding' is subtle and unpredictable, if it can be interpreted at all. Internet vastly over-emphasizes the idea. Implantation happens 6-7 days after fertilization, so that's the only time you'd see it. You don't say when your last period was or when you expect your next one, that could help. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have implantation bleeding for 5 days its very light not like my period at all. Should I test ive never had this before.

Is it possible to have implantation bleeding for 5 days its very light not like my period at all. Should I test ive never had this before.

Implantation blood: Implantation bleeding can occur at anytime during the first few weeks of pregnancy. It can last a day and even for weeks. It can very disturbing, but if it is light brown and sometimes even a little red, this is very common. ...Read more

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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

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

Likely breakthrough: Implantation bleeding is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it would 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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Had iudI removed 2 months ago on November 20th I had light bleeding but it was not like a normal period was wondering if it is implantation bleeding o?

Had iudI removed 2 months ago on November 20th I had light bleeding but it was not like a normal period was wondering if it is implantation bleeding o?

IUD: Well it could be implantation bleeding or it could be irregular bleeding if you had a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. If you do not have a period within within 2-3 weeks of that bleeding then I would do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Will implantation bleeding be heavy like a period?

Will implantation bleeding be heavy like a period?

Not really: Politely, "implantation bleeding" is mostly an internet fad - 'real' implantation bleeding is sporadic and highly unpredictable, and doesn't happen at all in most cases. No, it's not like a period - bleeding that heavy is unlikely 'implantation, ' could be breakthrough or other reasons. ...Read more

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How can I know its implantation bleeding and not a period?

How can I know its implantation bleeding and not a period?

Timing: First there really is no such thing as implantation bleeding. There may be a spot or two but not bleeding when the fetus lands on the wall of the uterus. Menstruation happens once per cycle and on time in most cases. Implantation would happen a few days after conception, so much earlier in the cycle than menstruation. ...Read more

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Could you have a period like implantation bleeding?

Could you have a period like implantation bleeding?

Possible unlikely: You can have period like implantation bleeding but this is unusual. Most period like bleeding is just a period. ...Read more

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Does implantation bleeding hurt like a menstual period?

Does implantation bleeding hurt like a menstual period?

Implantation bleed: Usually 1st trimester bleeding sometimes referred to as "implantation bleeding" is painless spotting but occasional cramping is possible. This won't amount to a period like flow and will increase your risk of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Does implantation bleeding look and smell like a period?

Not really: Politely, 'implantation bleeding' is mostly an internet fad - 'real' implantation bleeding is sporadic and highly unpredictable, and doesn't happen at all in most cases. No, it's not like a period - bleeding that heavy is unlikely 'implantation, ' could be breakthrough or other reasons. ...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 I get implantation bleeding instead of my expected period?

Implantation: There is no such thing as implantation bleeding. Bleeding represents not being pregnant. Most women have no visible signs of implantation. If there is blood it is a minimal drop or two of blood. ...Read more

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How to tell if I had implantation bleeding or just a short period?

Take a test: You can take a pregnancy test when your period is due. That's the only way to know for certain. ...Read more

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Is it implantation bleeding if I spotted on days 9 & 12 after period?

Is it implantation bleeding if I spotted on days 9 & 12 after period?

No: 9 to 12 days after one's period is more likely when you are ovulating. Spotting19-21 days after one's period is more likely to be when the embryo is implanting.

The bleeding may be coming from:

1. Cervix and irritation from intercourse
2. The uterine cavity where there may be polyps-fibroids. ...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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I had a 4 day period. A week later I had two day spotting. Is this implantation bleeding?

I had a 4 day period. A week later I had two day spotting. Is this implantation bleeding?

A person can't tell: Wait. 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 one have implantation bleeding 2 weeks before ones period. I have a 34 day cycle thanks?

Can one have implantation bleeding 2 weeks before ones period. I have a 34 day cycle thanks?

Possible: Implantation bleeding usually occurs about 1 week before a period is due. Slight bleeding 2 weeks before a period could be from ovulation.
Implantation bleeding is not nearly as common as many women think. ...Read more

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I just had a period two weeks ago and I'm bleeding again... Could this be implantation bleeding?

I just had a period two weeks ago and I'm bleeding again... Could this be implantation bleeding?

Preg test: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy considering your age please see your doctor to discuss birth control options. If you are trying to get pregnant take a prenatal vitamin ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding have clots like a period? Can it be darker? How long does it usually last?

Can implantation bleeding have clots like a period? Can it be darker? How long does it usually last?

Not really: Politely, "implantation bleeding" is mostly an internet fad - 'real' implantation bleeding is sporadic and highly unpredictable, and doesn't happen at all in most cases. No, it's not like a period - bleeding that heavy is unlikely 'implantation, ' could be breakthrough or other reasons. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding occur 2 days before period is due? And, can it be accompanied with period like symptoms?

Can implantation bleeding occur 2 days before period is due? And, can it be accompanied with period like symptoms?

Implantation: Implantation doesn't usually cause bleeding and when it does - it is usually a drop or two of blood. Wrong timing. ...Read more

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How to tell if its implantation bleeding or a period because I am 4-5 days early and my periods are always on time?

How to tell if its implantation bleeding or a period because I am 4-5 days early and my periods are always on time?

Test: You can check a pregnancy test.

If it negative, you can check again in about a week (after your period should have started). ...Read more

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