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Dr. Gerard Honore
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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?

Dr. Gerard Honore
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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?

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


Dr. PAUL EUN
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I want to know what is the difference between implantation bleeding and a period?

Dr. PAUL EUN
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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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Dr. Gerard Honore
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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and a period?

Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and a period?

It's almost never: Implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it woudl be about 6-7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. ...Read more

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What's the difference between implantation bleeding and period?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
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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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Dr. Antonio Gargiulo
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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and period ?

Dr. Antonio Gargiulo
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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and period ?

Timing and HCG: Implantation bleeding is typically seen about one week post-ovulation. Bleeding that is closer to two weeks after ovulation is more likely to be a period. Serum HCG testing would confirm that if you need to know: not considered clinically relevant at that point. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Difference between implantation bleeding and withdrawal bleeding.

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Pregnancy : Implantation bleeding exclusively occurs if you are pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. This is how you tell the difference. ...Read more

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Dr. Matthew Wilson
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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?

Dr. Matthew Wilson
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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?

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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Dr. Robert Killian
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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and regular period? Two days late for period now bleeding in small amounts

Dr. Robert Killian
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What is the difference between implantation bleeding and regular period? Two days late for period now bleeding in small amounts

Internet Myths: There really is no such thing as implantation bleeding. A newly inseminated egg is smaller than a pinpoint. It is microscopic. It does not cause 'trauma' to the wall of the uterus when it implants. Rarely a female may see a spot of blood, but not bleeding from this. Bleeding represents a period or something else. ...Read more

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Dr. Erinn Huffman
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How do you tell the difference between implantation bleeding and a bladder infection?

Dr. Erinn Huffman
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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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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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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?

Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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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?

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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