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Is There Such Thing As Implantation Bleeding
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
Really no, read on:: If you follow HealthTap you'll see I have 100s of posts about implantation bleeding is not real. To explain: this is an older "garbage term" in general gynecology textbooks, means loosely "any unexplained bleeding in an early pregnancy." Fair enough, but women hope it means you can tell early (before a test or a period) you are pregnant if you have spotting. Not true, and I hope this helps. ...Read more
Is spotting without cramps very light pink than stop is the same thing as implantation bleeding right?
I had light pink spotting only one time, only when I wiped at 10dpo. I had the exact same thing happen at 17 dpo. Is this implantation bleeding twice?
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
Placenta implant: When the placenta implants into the inside lining of the uterus it's like a plant growing roots. Maternal blood can leak out during this process and scare women that they may be having a miscarriage. 1st trimester bleeding occurs commonly in 25% of pregnancies, but only results in miscarriage in about half of theses cases. A visit to your OB and a pelvic sonogram is the evaluation needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'd ignore it: I agree with the prior answers, but - 'implantation bleeding' is subtle and unpredictable, if it can reliably be interpreted at all. Internet buzz vastly over-emphasizes the idea of 'implantation bleeding' and how useful a predictor it is. I suggest a reliable pregnancy test 11-13 days after ovulation, you'll have the truth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I found out some woman have implantation bleeding, i'm just not sure if thatweek. Could it be implantation bleeding, what do you recommend?
Sure, but: There is a long list of things that can make a woman bleed and think she's menstruating, when she's not. Implantation bleeding would be not be near the top of the list, however. ...Read more
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