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Dr. Lydia Collins
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Can implantation bleeding be heavier with twins?

Can implantation bleeding be heavier with twins?

Seems reasonable: It seems reasonable to think this may be possible since there are 2 embryos implanting. But i doubt very much there is any research showing this to confirm. ...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


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Can implantation bleeding occur 6days before your period . And can it be heavier with twins ?

Can implantation bleeding occur 6days before your period . And can it be heavier with twins ?

Could be: Implantation bleeding is highly variable, but it should occur around 6-7 days after ovulation/conception - or about 7 days before the next period. Most women will not experience implantation bleeding at all. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Implantation bleeding last for 5 days? Does it become heavier for twin pregnancy?

Implantation bleeding last for 5 days? Does it become heavier for twin pregnancy?

Are you pregnant? : Do you know if you are pregnant? A pregnancy test if this first step because an early period or irregular menstrual bleeding is way more common than implantation bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Heather Rupe
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What exactly does implantation bleeding look like? How does it start? How long does it last? Is it different with twin pregnancy?

What exactly does implantation bleeding look like? How does it start? How long does it last? Is it different with twin pregnancy?

Brown.: Implantation bleeding occurs when the embryo attaches to the lining of the uterus (womb). It often happens 2-6 days after ovulation and can last from 1-4 days. It ia usually dark brown in color and no heavier than a pantiliner. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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I only had one drop of implantation bleeding last pregnancy. I had two days of pink and brown spotting 4 days positive opk. Sign of twins? Or?

I only had one drop of implantation bleeding last pregnancy. I had two days of pink and brown spotting 4 days positive opk. Sign of twins? Or?

Unclear: If I understand what you are saying you had some irregular spotting after an ovulation kit tested positive. The only way to know if this is implantation bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant by taking a pregnancy test if you miss your cycle. If negative then this is just irregular spotting. None of these symptoms suggest twins. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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How worried should I be if implantation bleeding looks heavy?

How worried should I be if implantation bleeding looks heavy?

Likely breakthrough: It's almost never implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it woudl 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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Is implantation bleeding heavy? I went through two pads in one day.

Is implantation bleeding heavy? I went through two pads in one day.

Not usually: Implantation bleeding, if and when it happens at all, is not usually heavy. I'd look for another cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Hi, i had 2 days of light bleeding and today quite heavy, could it be a sign of implantation bleeding?

Hi, i had 2 days of light bleeding and today quite heavy, could it be a sign of implantation bleeding?

It is possible: It is possible but implantation bleeding is usually not heavy. If you think you may be pregnant please take a pregnancy test. They are most accurate 3 weeks after sexual activity or one week after a missed period. If you are having unprotected sex then please take a prenatal vitamin with folate daily to prevent birth defects. ...Read more

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Dr. Rashid Khan
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Is it possible to have heavy implantation bleeding?

Is it possible to have heavy implantation bleeding?

See a physician: Not usually.It depends and it can vary from person to person. But if you are having severe cramps also than you should consult a physician to rule out the ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Is it possible for you to have heavy painful implantation bleeding?

Is it possible for you to have heavy painful implantation bleeding?

No: Implantation bleeding doesn't really happen often, and if it does it should be very light. If you have clots with heavy bleeding, it's not 'implantation bleed.'. ...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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