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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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When you get implantation, and you get your period to follow?

Pregnancy symptoms: Embryo implantation (attaching to the uterus) is a vital initiator of various symptoms of pregnancy. Absence of a period is an early symptom, but there are multiple variations in period-like bleeds. Can be confusing, with bleeds varying between scant, light, early, late, heavy, spotting, intermittent, brown, black, pink ; small /large clots etc. Any such variation is pregnancy related. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get your period 5-7 days earlier? Or is this implantation?

Is it normal to get your period 5-7 days earlier? Or is this implantation?

Could be either: There is some normal variation in cycle length which could explain a period starting early or it could be implantation. If you have been having unprotected intercourse and there is something different about your period, do a pregnancy test and, if it is negative, repeat it in 3-5 days to be sure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What if you have implantation symptoms then get your period? What does that mean?

What if you have implantation symptoms then get your period? What does that mean?

Was not implantation: Implantation occurs exclusively when you one is pregnant. Check a pregnancy test. If it is negative then you did not have implantation symptoms. The cramping or bleeding was not from that. ...Read more

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IF implantation occurs 2 to 3 days before your period could you still get a period, say 3 days without clumps (unusual for me)?

IF implantation occurs 2 to 3 days before your period could you still get a period, say 3 days without clumps (unusual for me)?

Not a true period: Unless she has some special reason for thinking that she is pregnant, a woman who has her normal menstrual period at the normal time can presume she is not pregnant. If she has unusual vaginal spotting or bleeding, and has been having sex, or has other possible pregnancy symptoms, then she can do a home pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex (or 1 week after the unusual vaginal spotting or bleeding). ...Read more

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Can you have implantation blood 2 weeks before you get you period?

Can you have implantation blood 2 weeks before you get you period?

Usually not: Implantation usually occurs approximately 7 to 9 days after ovulation and fertilization. Normally a menstrual cycle will start 14 days after ovulation if pregnancy does not occur. ...Read more

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Can I get my period after conception and before implantation?

Can I get my period after conception and before implantation?

One week: Conception happens in the fallopian tube - it then takes the fertilized egg a week to travel to the fallopian tube into the womb, where it than would implant. If the endometrium, the tissue cushion into which the fertilized egg implants, is in the process of being shed, which would the menstrual period, it would not allow implantation but result in an early miscarriage. ...Read more

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Every time I receive my period I get a flare up of colitis. This month I started a week early and have no flare up. Could this be implantation bleedin?

Every time I receive my period I get a flare up of colitis. This month I started a week early and have no flare up. Could this be implantation bleedin?

Could be: Or it could be that your period has just come early or perhaps your colitis could be going into remission! Time will tell! If you think you may be pregnant, just wait a few weeks before taking a home pregnancy test. If you take it now it will most likely be negative because it's too soon for your HCG levels to rise. Home pregnancy tests are not 99% accurate until your first missed period. ...Read more

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Sex9/20/13gf took planb 9/23/13on9/26/13 she started to get a feeling not cramps just a feeling like period coming could it be period or implantation?

Sex9/20/13gf took planb 9/23/13on9/26/13 she started to get a feeling not cramps just a feeling like period coming could it be period or implantation?

Too many variables: To tell you. If concerned check a hot, . Plan b needs to be taken as soon as possible after intercourse to be effective., have you ever heard of protection? Then you wouldn't be worrying like you are now, and you wouldn't be potentially exposing yourself to an std or HIV infection. ...Read more

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I started gettin light colored spotting9dpo then 5 days b4 my period started a very light abnormal flow. Is this implantation bleed.

I started gettin light colored spotting9dpo then 5 days b4 my period started a very light abnormal flow. Is this implantation bleed.

Anovulatory bleeding: Pregnancy is always on the list of possibilities when a woman has abnormal uterine bleeding or cycles. You may be having anovulatory cycles (cycle without producing an egg from the ovary). If a urine pregnancy test is negative, I would recommend evaluation by your gynecologist, and treatment will depend on the cause of the abnormal bleeding and your current short-term pregnancy goals. ...Read more

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Pcos get period every 3 months. Just ovulated a few weeks ago and friday bled a thick brown blood for 3/4 days. Today nauseous. Is this implantation?

Pcos get period every 3 months. Just ovulated a few weeks ago and friday bled a thick brown blood for 3/4 days. Today nauseous. Is this implantation?

Not implantation: There is no symptom that is consistent or reliable enough to tell, it's all just guessing. You just have to wait until you can test. ...Read more

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2days before my period was supposed to start, &get light pink when wipe with little blood clots then it turns bright red and now brown. Implantation?

2days before my period was supposed to start, &get light pink when wipe with little blood clots then it turns bright red and now brown. Implantation?

Likely early: Start to period. Brown blood is usually old blood being cleaned from uterus. Most often there isn't bleeding with implantation. Take a home pregnancy test if you don't have a definitive menstrual period. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you get your period after conception but before implantation? Can implantation occur 3 & 1/2 weeks after intercourse?

Can you get your period after conception but before implantation? Can implantation occur 3 & 1/2 weeks after intercourse?

No and no: The human body does not work that way. Having a period clears out the uterus, which means a woman cannot be both pregnant and have a true menstrual period. After conception, the baby embryo can implant in 7-10 days. The embryo dies if it does not implant somewhere. ...Read more

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Can you have implantation bleeding then get your period and does this mean your pregnant?

Can you have implantation bleeding then get your period and does this mean your pregnant?

Period =not pregnant: A woman cannot get her regular period and be pregnant at the same time. However, she can get pregnant a week or two after her regular period. If she has some spotting or light bleeding that doesn't look like her normal regular period, she can check a urine pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) to see if she is pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you have implantation bleeding then get your period and does this mean your pregnant?

Can you have implantation bleeding then get your period and does this mean your pregnant?

No: Its physiologically not possible to have a period if you are pregnant. However, there can be some bleeding in early pregnancy that is confused with a period. Implantation bleeding is much more common on an internet search than in real life. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is it when you get your period 2 days early n it's light. Then it stops and comes back. I am always on time and last only 5 days n now it's been 7.

What is it when you get your period 2 days early n it's light. Then it stops and comes back. I am always on time and last only 5 days n now it's been 7.

Periods: A lot of women get some light spotting a few days before the period actually starts. This is normal and nothing to worry about. Cycles can also vary a bit month to month. Take care! ...Read more

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I don? T understand how can you get your period if your pregnant?

I don? T understand how can you get your period if your pregnant?

See below: Up to 30% of pregnant people will bleed during their expected menses due to implantation bleeding. This leads to conusion because these women may not know they're pregnant. They'll think that they got pregnant during their period when they didn't. ...Read more

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Can you get your period for a day?

Yes: This is pretty typical for women using birth control pills. However, some women are fortunate enough to have light periods that last only a day on occasion. Normal blood flow lasts 2-7 days. ...Read more

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Can you get your period a week early?

Can you get your period a week early?

That can happen.: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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Can you get your period 2 weeks early?

Can you get your period 2 weeks early?

Bleeding/period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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Can you get your period 11 days early?

Can you get your period 11 days early?

Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. It is possible. ...Read more

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When will you get your period after m/c?

When will you get your period after m/c?

Varies: The first period after a miscarriage usually comes 2-8 weeks after. It is often abnormal -- too long or too short and too heavy or too light. Things get back to normal after that. ...Read more

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Can you get your period twice in one month?

That is not normal: Please see your gyn for an evaluation it can happen for a number of reasons. ...Read more

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Do you stop growing after you get your period?

Do you stop growing after you get your period?

Eventually: The average girl will grow 2.5 inches or 5 cm after they have their first period. Some more and some a bit less. The begining of menses signals the hormonal changes that will cause the growth centers to close and eventually end linear growth. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get your period early?

What does it mean when you get your period early?

Hormones: Often when you get your period early it's due to hormonal changes. At 31 years of age that can be normal. If it bothers you, you can see your doctor and maybe birth control pills can help regulate. Typically, though, it doesn't necessarily mean anything is wrong, just normal hormonal variation. ...Read more

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How to stop getting sick when you get your period?

How to stop getting sick when you get your period?

Tips: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile ; green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Can you get your period more than once in 28 days?

Can you get your period more than once in 28 days?

Yes: Yes you can, and it does happen, though shouldn't happen all the time. Sometimes it can be due to extremes of weight (obesity and being too thin). Sometimes it can be due to irregularities in your thyroid or prolactin levels. And sometimes it can be unexplained. If it bothers you, you may want to consider cycle control with a birth control pill. ...Read more

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Is a brown color normal before you get your period?

Is a brown color normal before you get your period?

Yes: Some brown discharge before or after your period can be normal. If you have persistent brownish discharge between periods and are sexually active, you should be checked for an infection by a medical provider. ...Read more

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How long after your delivery should you get your period?

5 + weeks: Ovulation after delivery can occur as early as 3 weeks after delivery. In a regular cycle menses commence 2 weeks after ovulation. That would make a normal period to appear after delivery after 5 weeks. It may take 6 - 8 weeks for a woman to resume menses after a delivery. Breast feeding would interfere with ovulation and may result in anything between no menses at all or irregular spotting. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get your period 2 weeks in a row?

What does it mean if you get your period 2 weeks in a row?

Abnormal Bleeding.: Bleeding for 14 consecutive days is not normal. It may be related to hormones, medications, cysts, fibroids or polyps. You need to visit with your gynecologist. At minimum get a pelvic us to determine if there is an anatomical reason for the bleeding. Often women will have an occasional abnormal cycle. If no recurrence, don't worry. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get your period twice in one month?

What does it mean if you get your period twice in one month?

Abnormal: Rule out a hormonal, anatomic, or a systemic problem. With any irregular bleeding, pregnancy and medication side effects must be ruled out. Stress may be a contributor too. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get your period 3 times in one month?

What does it mean if you get your period 3 times in one month?

Not normal: That would be abnormal. You need to see your gynecologist. At 49, the most likely cause is menopause or peri-menopausal changes, but it could be something more ominous. Either way bleeding that frequently can lead to anemia. ...Read more

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Should you keep taking active pills if you get your period early?

Should you keep taking active pills if you get your period early?

Yes: The "period" that is sometimes seen is actually "breakthrough bleeding" on the pill and therefore the active pills should be taken every day about the same time of the day until that pack of pills is finished. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get your period a day after it has ended?

What does it mean when you get your period a day after it has ended?

Extra bleeding: This might be normal, or it could be a sign of things like: pregnancy, polyps, fibroids, etc. It is worth going in to your doctor to get it checked out! ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of how can you get your period for one day?

Would like to have explanation of how can you get your period for one day?

That is due to how: Much tissue you build up teh less tissue u build up teh shorter and lighter is your period, and you gyn can do blood work and an ultrasound to make sure eevrything is ok. ...Read more

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