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Doctor insights on: Is Implantation Bleeding Always A Definite Sign Of Pregnancy

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Implantation bleeding on aug31 took pregnacy test sep13 positivw took another test 2 days later.how far along am i and when did i concieve?

Implantation bleeding on aug31 took pregnacy test sep13 positivw took another test 2 days later.how far along am i and when did i concieve?

LMP ?: Fertilization, if successful, usually occurs about 2 weeks after the the last menstrual period. Implantation occurs usually 24-72 hrs after ovulation and fertilization. My best guess on date of conception is 1-3 days before Aug 31st as the lucky date. Using a gestational wheel and plugging in the right dates will give you the predicted due date as well, since you will want to know that also. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Lmp(had for 3 days)-1st oct'12. In u/s on 12th nov. Gestation sac was 6 weeks and on 24th nov. I was 7.5 weeks.Can it b implantation bleeding?

Lmp(had for 3 days)-1st oct'12. In u/s on 12th nov. Gestation sac was 6 weeks and on 24th nov. I was 7.5 weeks.Can it b implantation bleeding?

Very confusing : Not sure what you are saying but if you are having bleeding at 7.5 weeks gestation then that is not all consistent with implantation bleeding. Bleeding during a confirmed pregnancy should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Does implantation bleeding occur every month of preganancy?

Does implantation bleeding occur every month of preganancy?

No: Most often there isn't bleeding with implantation. When it does occur it is a tiny amount of blood (drop or drops) that only occurs with implantation (once). ...Read more

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My home pregancy test result showed positive.but im facing implantation bleeding from 7 days..is it normal.. Im confused.

My home pregancy test result showed positive.but im facing implantation bleeding from 7 days..is it normal.. Im confused.

Can happen: Bleeding in early pregnancy can happen. While typically considered an ominous sign, women may experience menstrual periods and still carry a viable pregnancy. Two quantitative serum pregnancy test two days apart will tell, whether the pregnancy hormone concentration rises appropriately (doubles) or not. ...Read more

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Had intercourse on Jan 2, Two Weeks Late, Experiencing Early Signs Of Pregnancy So Is Boyfriend. Experienced implantation bleeding already.Pregnant?

Had intercourse on Jan 2, Two Weeks Late, Experiencing Early Signs Of Pregnancy So Is Boyfriend. Experienced implantation bleeding already.Pregnant?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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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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I had sex 5 days ago, can implantation bleeding happen this early showing signs?

I had sex 5 days ago, can implantation bleeding happen this early showing signs?

This is probably: a bit early for implantation to occur. Most often bleeding does not occur with implantation. When bleeding does occur the amount is very small. ...Read more

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What are implantation signs? And do all women go through implantation bleeding?

What are implantation signs? And do all women go through implantation bleeding?

Back to high school: Implantation is asymptomatic. Period. You don't feel it. The fetus is smaller than a speck if dust at this point and does not cause trauma. There is no such thing as implantation bleeding. Myth. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding a good sign?

Is implantation bleeding a good sign?

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 6-7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. Good luck! ...Read more

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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 (folic acid) daily to prevent birth defects. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of implantation bleeding?

What are the signs and symptoms of implantation bleeding?

Most often: there is no bleeding with implantation. You don't feel it implant. When there is bleeding it is usually a miniscule amount. May be a pink swirl in white discharge or a small tint of orangish brown. ...Read more

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How long does it take after noticing implantation bleeding to start experiencing preg. Signs like morning sickness and soar breasts?

Varies: Some women will experience those symptoms within days of implantation - for others it may be a few weeks, and some women never have those symptoms. ...Read more

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My cycle came four days early and lasted for seven days but it never heavy, is that a sign of implantation bleeding?

My cycle came four days early and lasted for seven days but it never heavy, is that a sign of implantation bleeding?

Test might tell: Implantation bleeding occurs when the early conceptus burrows into the wall of the uterus. It is typically light, but it might be like you described. Having a pregnancy test at the time of the expected period or later would be one way to know if there is a pregnancy, . ...Read more

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Is now the 12th day since we had unprotected sex during her first day of menses, no signs of symptoms, no implantation bleeding. Can she get preg?

Pregnancy unlikely: Having unprotected intercourse on day one of menstrual period is very unlikely to produce pregnancy, however it is not impossible if the bleeding was not because of a normal cycle. To prevent pregnancy and to protect against std's, it is always best to use protection. ...Read more

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What to expect after implantation bleeding? Should i begin experiencing pregnancy symptoms?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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How accurate are the 10miu pregnancy strips? How long after implantation bleeding should I test?

10 mIu Pregnancy Kit: Purportedly 99% accurate if the directions are followed properly and the kit is stored under optimal conditions, they can detect HCG levels one day after the first missed period - so the test should, ideally, be positive about 10 days after the implantation bleeding. ...Read more

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If i had implantation bleeding from the 26th to the 28th of march, can I test positive for pregnancy today?

If i had implantation bleeding from the 26th to the 28th of march, can I test positive for pregnancy today?

Ok, but wait 3 days: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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Can you have implantation bleeding if this is would make pregnancy number 4? Will I notice it or can I still have implantation bleeding?

Can you have implantation bleeding if this is would make pregnancy number 4? Will I notice it or can I still have implantation bleeding?

Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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How many days after implantation bleeding could i take a pregnancy test?

About a week: Generally implantation bleeding occurs around 7 days post ovulation. Although blood pregnant tests can be positive a day or so later; to be sure, you should wait about a week than you can do a urine pg test, that if you are pg, should be positive. If it is negative and you have not gotten your period, do a blood pg test because urine pg test are not 100% accurate. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long after implantation bleeding should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How long after implantation bleeding should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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If I do pregnancy test during implantation bleeding can I get accurate result?

No: Time of implantation is too early to do a pregnancy test. The test result will be negative even if you may have conceived. ...Read more

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Is it a good time to take a pregnancy test if i think i an implantation bleeding?

Is it a good time to take a pregnancy test if i think i an implantation bleeding?

Wait a little longer: If you miss your period that would be a good time to take a standard home pregnancy test - an early pregnancy test may detect pregnancy prior to that. ...Read more

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How long after implantation bleeding can I take a pregnancy test and it give accurate result?

How long after implantation bleeding can I take a pregnancy test and it give accurate result?

About two weeks.: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within a day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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If i think im having implantation bleeding , will a pregnancy test right now give me the accurate result?

If i think im having implantation bleeding , will a pregnancy test right now give me the accurate result?

No: Most often women don't bleed with implantation but when they do it is usually just a drop or two of blood. A pregnancy test would be done too early if done at time of implantation. Most women wait until they have missed their period to take a home pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

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Took a pregnancy test 1 day after implantation bleeding got a negative how many days do I have to wait to test again ?

Took a pregnancy test 1 day after implantation bleeding got a negative how many days do I have to wait to test again ?

Testing too Early: This was, as you now know, a wasted effort and money. First, there is not such thing as implantation bleeding. This mythic thing is an internet and false 'truth'. Second, bleeding of any kind, in general, represents not being pregnant. Third, if you were pregnant it takes probably another seven days for an implanted fetus to have grown big enough to be sharing blood and possibly be testable. ...Read more

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I feel like i had implantation bleeding 4 weeks ago. My home pregnancy tests are still showing a negative result. Is this normal?

Time & technique: Home pregnancy tests, if done correctly, are highly accurate. If you have any doubt, you may see your doctor for a blood test, physical examination and may be ultrasound. ...Read more

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. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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