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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 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 you distinguish between periods and implantation bleeding by smell?

Can you distinguish between periods and implantation bleeding by smell?

Smell: Lol, i know that i couldn't but you probably kencench you know your own body. A woman's menstrual flow can have a particular order and it would therefore most likely be different anyway. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding as heavy as periods and hows the smell and how long is it?

Definitely not: If you have bleeding that heavy it is definitely not implantation. There is also no 'right' or 'wrong' smell. Good luck! ...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 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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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

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