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Doctor insights on: How Long Should Bleeding Last With Vanishing Twin

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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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Bleeding (Definition)

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Can implantaion bleeding last for 4-5 days. It started off with very little spotting then got heavier. Can that be implantaion bleeding for twins?

Can implantaion bleeding last for 4-5 days. It started off with very little spotting then got heavier. Can that be implantaion bleeding for twins?

Unlikely: Implantation bleeding is somewhat of a misnomer. Definitely most women do not have what could be identified as 'implantation bleeding.' the bleeding that you describe sounds more like a period. Why don't you take a home pregnancy test to see of you are actually pregnant? That will give you the information you're looking for. If positive, then make an appt with doctor for ultrasound. ...Read more

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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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I had slight bleeding but no pain or clots. Was told it was miscarriage could it be possible vanishing twin syndrome?

I had slight bleeding but no pain or clots. Was told it was miscarriage could it be possible vanishing twin syndrome?

Probably not: however, you could ask your doctor to check your serum HCG levels if you wanted to rule this out. ...Read more

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My cousin was told she miscarried one of her twins at 5wks, but the other survived and is growing. How is this possible with all the bleeding she had?

My cousin was told she miscarried one of her twins at 5wks, but the other survived and is growing. How is this possible with all the bleeding she had?

Not unheard of.: Most recent data suggest that many of us started our in utero lives with a co-twin that never survived to viability, or even detection by ultrasound. Losing a dichorionic twin and continuing the pregnancy with the survivor is actually a well-known outcome in multifetal pregnancies. The earlier the fetal loss the less severe the consequences to the survivor, because these insults are all/nothing. ...Read more

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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