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Implantation Bleeding Followed By Period
Period was 9 days late. On Monday, implantation bleeding only for a few hours. Tuesday, implantation bleeding again follow by a period. Am I pregnant?
A person can't tell: Having 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 nonpregnant 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
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
No such thing: There is no such thing as implantation bleeding. It was your period if it was one day prior to the start of your period. ...Read more
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
I had implantation bleeding on Mon for a few hours. On Tues look like implantation but follow by a 4 day period. Should I take a pregnancy test?
Pregnancy: Any doubt about pregnancy would do a pregnancy test ...Read more
I had a d&c on dec 12. Had my follow up on jan8. Doc said I was ovulating, and to "go for it! ". Still no period. Neg test yesterday. Implantation bleeding today. Small streak in clear cm. Pg?
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
Timing: First there really is no such thing as implantation bleeding. There may be a spot or two but not bleeding when the fetus lands on the wall of the uterus. Menstruation happens once per cycle and on time in most cases. Implantation would happen a few days after conception, so much earlier in the cycle than menstruation. ...Read more
Implantation bleeding is not a reliable symptom or sign. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative, repeat the test 4-5 days later, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Can't say for sure.: However, most women don't experience implantation bleeding. When it does occur, the amount of blood is tiny. ...Read more
10 days before period I began bleeding. Two days light one day heavy for a few hours. Can it be implantation bleeding or something more serious?
Is it possible to have implantation bleeding the day of your expected period I have spotted a light pinkish color and nothing more what could it be?
Bleeding common: Bleeding at any point after ovulation and during the first trimester of pregnancy is very non specific and does not really point to any diagnosis. In our patients, 65% had bleeding early in pregnancy with a low miscarriage rate. We encourage patients not to worry about these intermittent bleeds. If pregnant, an ultrasound can help sort out the situation. Good luck. ...Read more
Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding happens 6-7 days after ovulation. Ovulation for mos women happens between days 12-16 from the first day of the period, on average 14 days. Therefore implantation bleeding can occur sometime between day 18 at the earliest and 22 at the latest (days 19-20 for most women). Of course there are exceptions but this applies to most regularly menstruating women. ...Read more
Probably period: Implantation bleeding is usually lighter than a period. With the sensitive pregnancy tests available the best thing to do is test if you have any question about whether you are pregnant. If you have a positive test follow up with your physician. Early bleeding in pregnancy could be a sign of an ectopic or tubal pregnancy that could be life threatening. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
I haven't had a period in a year I think I had implantation bleeding recently when is it ok to take a pt?
Ovarian failure.: No need to take a pregnancy test. See your Gyn, ...Read more
How to tell if its implantation bleeding or a period because I am 4-5 days early and my periods are always on time?
You can check a pregnancy test.
If it negative, you can check again in about a week (after your period should have started). ...Read more
I have 32 day cycle. And I started bleeding on that day, the flow is heavy. Is it period or implantation bleeding?
Heavy flow: Sounds like your period to me.Get a more detailed answer ›
Period came may 2 suppose to be may 4 only lasted 24 hrs. Could this be implantation bleeding? How long should I wait to test?
Not likely: Implantation bleeding if it occurs (rare) is not very heavy and not like menstrual flow. Menstrual flow can sometimes come a few days early and can sometimes be brief. This does not mean you are not pregnant. On day 24 post menstrual start you can certainly do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
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?
Light pink spotting only when I wipe, didn't get on pad. Happen one day before period. Which never happened. Is this implantation bleeding?
If posit. Preg. Test: Only 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
How long can implantation bleeding last? Had it for 3days now 4days later pink when I wipe? Now 6days from period due. Implantation or period?
Implantation/menses: Hard to say because implantation bleeding last about 3-4 days at most. Time will tell. ...Read more
I think I experienced implantation bleeding a week before period. Now 2 days late and exactly one week since the spotting. And neg test today?
Check pregnancy test: Could be a false negative pregnancy test. If your period doesn't come soon, retest. ...Read more
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