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Doctor insights on: Implantation Bleeding Or Abnormal Pre Period Spotting

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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 happen before a missed period?

It can: Typically implantation bleeding will happen about 10-14 days after conception (which happens a day or two after ovulation). Your period classically starts 14 days after ovulation or 28 days after your previous period. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding occur 3 days before expected period. Have a regular 29 day cycle - is this implantation bleeding, period or a miscarriage?

Can implantation bleeding occur 3 days before expected period. Have a regular 29 day cycle - is this implantation bleeding, period or a miscarriage?

Yes, it is possible.: It is best to have a pregnancy test. Once pregnancy is ruled in or out, you can better determine your diagnosis and next action. If the test is positive, could be implantation. If the bleeding continues and increases could be signs of a miscarriage or threatened miscarriage. ...Read more

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Difference between light vaginal bleeding after sex or implantation bleeding?

Difference between light vaginal bleeding after sex or implantation bleeding?

Hard to guess: A positive pregnancy test then tells 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 an odd spotty period. ...Read more

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Could implantation bleeding occur after 10 days of spotting?

Could implantation bleeding occur after 10 days of spotting?

Why do you ask? : This is a metaphysical question - how can you tell if you had impantation spotting if you are spotting already? The answer is obviously you cannot and you could be pregnant, albeit not likely. Check a urine pregnancy test within 1-7 days of a missed period to be sure and see your gynecologist to be even more reassured. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding happen after a missed period?

Can implantation bleeding happen after a missed period?

Yes: Or it could be rorm other causes so see your obgyn for an exam, quant bhcg, Progesterone and ultrasound to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding occur 16 days after sex? Also what color is implantation bleeding?

Can implantation bleeding occur 16 days after sex? Also what color is implantation bleeding?

Yes: Implantation bleeding rarely occurs. Having said that, yes, sometimes it does occur, but not with every pregnancy. And yes, it could happen at 16 days after sex. Implantation bleeding, like any bleeding from uterus, can be pink, red, dark red or brown. Best is to get an ultrasound about 6 weeks after the start of your last period. That will confirm pregnancy is in uterus. ...Read more

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Sex the day after period ends (CD 5). 4 weeks later, w/ light bleeding. Breakthrough bleeding, implantation bleeding or period? Normal cycle 35-37days

Sex the day after period ends (CD 5). 4 weeks later, w/ light bleeding. Breakthrough bleeding, implantation bleeding or period? Normal cycle 35-37days

Do pregnancy test: Doing a pregnancy test is the answer. Although you had sex just after period ended it is always possible. Your period then could have been off and you just ovulated. You probably at 4 weeks having another period it is important to perform a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding occur after your period?

Can implantation bleeding occur after your period?

No: To have actual 'implantation bleeding' you'd need to have gotten pregnant ('implanted', ) if you are pregnant you cannot have a period. ...Read more

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8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

Need blood HCG ....: Need blood HCG to detect pregnancy, but in a week a urine test will do. Early bleeding might represent an abnormal ovulation (luteal phase defect). As always severe symptoms should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Does implantation bleeding have to occur before a missed period?

Does implantation bleeding have to occur before a missed period?

Most of the time: There is not bleeding with implantation. However, it were to occur it would always be before the period is missed. ...Read more

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Can red spotting 10 days before period is due be implantation bleeding? Ttc.

Can red spotting 10 days before period is due be implantation bleeding? Ttc.

Yes: I'm unaware of the frequency of implantation bleeding but the time table described would fit fairly well in this situation. ...Read more

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Does implantation bleeding occur before or after the missed period?

Does implantation bleeding occur before or after the missed period?

10-14 days before.: Implantation in a regular 28-day cycle typically occurs 10-14 days before the expected/missed next period. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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Experiencing blood tinged vaginal discharge 3 days from menstrual period on BC also using withdraw method. Period or implantation bleeding?

Experiencing blood tinged vaginal discharge 3 days from menstrual period on BC also using withdraw method. Period or implantation bleeding?

Birth Control works: Contraception works. Remember, 'implantation bleeding' is an internet myth that has no truth in reality. Can you imagine a fetus smaller than a speck of dust causing trauma to the uterus when it lands on the wall of the uterus? It just does not happen. ...Read more

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Ttc period came early with black and brown discharge is it implantation bleeding or early period?

Ttc period came early with black and brown discharge is it implantation bleeding or early period?

Check preg test: The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful or relevant. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Menstrual blood color is not something you need to pay attention to. If you are unsure if you are pregnant then check a test today. ...Read more

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Spotting (Definition)

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