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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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Does implantation bleeding smell like a regular period and how soon will a home pregnancy test give a positive result?

Does implantation bleeding smell like a regular period and how soon will a home pregnancy test give a positive result?

See below:: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...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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What does implantation bleeding smell like?

What does implantation bleeding smell like?

Most often, women: Don't bleed with implantation. When bleeding occurs the amount of blood is miniscule. So, no -wouldn't anticipate an odor. ...Read more

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Does implantation bleeding smell like urine?

Does implantation bleeding smell like urine?

Most often,: Bleeding does not result from implantation. When it does occur, there is only a tiny amount of blood. There would be no reason for it to smell like urine. ...Read more

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iud out Feb 5, 15. Had a cycle on 9-13. Then had what I thought was implantation bleeding. Followed by severe pg symptoms dreams, smells, etc..

iud out Feb 5, 15. Had a cycle on 9-13. Then had what I thought was implantation bleeding. Followed by severe pg symptoms dreams, smells, etc..

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If your symptoms are caused by pregnancy then that means your hormone level would be high enough for detection ...Read more

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What's the smell of implantation bleeding like?

What's the smell of implantation bleeding like?

Not: Blood smells like blood, i'd politely recommend you not worry about the smell. There is no specific smell to implantation bleeding. ...Read more

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Does implantation bleeding have smell?

Does implantation bleeding have smell?

Blood smell: A colleague of mine said "bleeding is bleeding, " and she is right. Bleeding for any reason smells more or less the same, there is no "special" smell. ...Read more

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What is the smell of implantation bleeding?

None: Implantation bleeding is 90% internet myth, there is no correct "smell" to go with it. ...Read more

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Should your implantation bleeding have a smell?

Pregnancy?: Bleeding usually represents not being pregnant. There is a drop or two or minimal spotting infrequently with implantation. There would be no smell to this minimal 'spotting'. ...Read more

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Is foul smell normal with implantation bleeding?

Is foul smell normal with implantation bleeding?

No: Check for a possible infection. Most often there is not bleeding with implantation. When it does occur - the amt of blood would be miniscule. Would not anticipate a foul odor. Get med eval. ...Read more

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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

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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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How to know if I have implantation bleeding or period!?

How to know if I have implantation bleeding or period!?

Likely breakthrough: It's almost never implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it would be about 7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. If you bleed when you expect your period, a pregnancy test would be positive if it was implantation. ...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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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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