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I want to know what is the difference between implantation bleeding and a period?

I want to know what is the difference between implantation bleeding and a period?

Pregnancy: Implantation bleeding occurs with pregnancy. Period is what you have when you didn't get pregnant that month. ...Read more

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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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What's the difference between implantation bleeding and period?

What's the difference between implantation bleeding and period?

See below: In implantation bleeding, the baby is imbedding into the womb. In a period, the shed endometrial lining is disposed of. ...Read more

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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and your period? I've been bleeding on and off for a few days now what could this be?

What is the difference between implantation bleeding and your period? I've been bleeding on and off for a few days now what could this be?

Irregular bleeding: Bleeding "off and on" is not usually a period, but could be evidence of pregnancy, anovulatory cycles, anatomic problem, infection, or other. Implantation bleeding is usually very light and short in duration. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between implantation bleeding and a bladder infection?

How do you tell the difference between implantation bleeding and a bladder infection?

Symptoms: Implantation bleeding happens after a woman gets pregnant. Not associated with the burning a patient might have with a bladder infection. ...Read more

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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and a light period? Do they both have bold clots and last 7 days?

What is the difference between implantation bleeding and a light period? Do they both have bold clots and last 7 days?

Wide variation: There isn't a way to tell by the characteristics of the bleeding whether it's a light period or implantation bleeding. After a couple weeks, when you take a pregnancy test, you'll know. The test will be positive if you are pregnant and had implantation bleeding. The test will be negative if it was just a light period. ...Read more

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Having a hard time telling the difference between implantation bleeding and a period. I was bleeding 19 days after having unprotected sex.Which is it?

Having a hard time telling the difference between implantation bleeding and a period. I was bleeding 19 days after having unprotected sex.Which is it?

Hmmm: I'd get a pregnancy test done. If you are pregnant it would be important to know especially if you are bleeding . You could have an ectopic pregnancy which is life threatening. ...Read more

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How can one tell the difference between implantation bleeding and a 1st-trimester miscarriage?

How can one tell the difference between implantation bleeding and a 1st-trimester miscarriage?

Indistinguishable.: Going forward, these two possibilities are indistinguishable. Follow-up with serial pregnancy tests, or beta HCG determination in your blood will be the only way to tell if you are carrying a growing pregnancy. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily - best of luck. ...Read more

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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and spotting? Four days after a day of brown spotting and negative pregnancy test.

What is the difference between implantation bleeding and spotting? Four days after a day of brown spotting and negative pregnancy test.

Implantation bleed: 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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How to tell the difference between implantation bleeding and other reasons for spotting n discharge? What does it look like n feel like?

How to tell the difference between implantation bleeding and other reasons for spotting n discharge? What does it look like n feel like?

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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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


Hymen (Definition)

A membranous fold of tissue that partly or completely occludes ...Read more


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