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Doctor insights on: Light Period Cause Of Stress Or Implantation Bleeding

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How can I tell if im having implantation bleeding or a wierd cycle due to stress?

How can I tell if im having implantation bleeding or a wierd cycle due to stress?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Please tell me the difference between stress and implantation bleeding?

Please tell me the difference between stress and implantation bleeding?

?: Implantation bleeding is more of an internet phenomenon than an actual real event. Although it can occur in is not very common. Women have no signs of implantation when it happens. ...Read more

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Early period, bled 6 days, guy came on ass and some could have slipped near my vagina, back aches, stressed, could I have had implantation bleeding?

Early period, bled 6 days, guy came on ass and some could have slipped near my vagina, back aches, stressed, could I have had implantation bleeding?

Most often,: Implantation bleeding does not occur. When it does, it usually is very tiny amounts of blood (i.e. Drops). If you actually had a period - then you are not pregnant. If you aren't sure what the bleeding represents then you can always take a pregnancy test if you miss your period at it's anticipated time. ...Read more

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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

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

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Is implantation bleeding and your period similar? Or the same? Cause last cycle was different and I had unprotected sex day after ovulating

Is implantation bleeding and your period similar? Or the same? Cause last cycle was different and I had unprotected sex day after ovulating

No: Most women don't have implantation bleeding, but if they do, it's more like a spot than an actual bleed like a period. ...Read more

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What could cause 4 days after having normal and on time period which ended, bleeding again 4days in a row? Could Implantation bleeding last that long?

What could cause 4 days after having normal and on time period which ended, bleeding again 4days in a row? Could Implantation bleeding last that long?

No: There are many possible causes, but 4 days of bleeding 4 days after your period would not be considered implantation bleeding. Pregnancy, nonetheless, is one possibility. ...Read more

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Will an ultrasound know the difference between implantation bleeding and a period or would that cause my due date and date of conception to be wrong?

Confuses the dates: An ultrasound will measure the size of the pregnancy which will tell you how to interpret the bleeding. If it was "implantation" bleeding the pregnancy will be farther along than if it was a period. You will adjust the due date and date of conception accordingly. ...Read more

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Implantation bleeding or period? I've had very light bleeding for 3 days no cramps & I know its not my period cause my period is never light ideas?

Implantation bleeding or period? I've had very light bleeding for 3 days no cramps & I know its not my period cause my period is never light ideas?

Rule out pregnancy: You can take a test to rule out pregnancy. If you are not pregnant, you may not have been ovulating this cycle. If irregularities persist, see your GYN. ...Read more

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I'm 13dpo and have had light bleeding since 9dpo. I have polyps from pcos could this be the cause or implantation bleeding?

I'm 13dpo and have had light bleeding since 9dpo. I have polyps from pcos could this be the cause or implantation bleeding?

Post ovulatory bleed: Spotting could be due to either. I would expect that if you have polyps, pregnancy would be less likely. And, I wouldn't expect implantation bleeding to last more than a day or so. I would think that the polyps are more likely and you may wish to address them with your MD, as in remove them. ...Read more

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What causes implantation bleeding how long does it last?

What causes implantation bleeding how long does it last?

Short: Implantation bleeding is not that common but can occur around the time of implantation. It is usually light and lasts a day or so. It is usually not associated with pain. ...Read more

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Can a 15 DPO cause implantation bleeding?

Can a 15 DPO cause implantation bleeding?

Doubtful: If you are referring to 15 days post ovulation, bleeding at this point is usually the beginning of your period. If you period is abnormal in any way, you should consider checking a pregnancy test and seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding at 6 weeks in mother who is Rh negative cause for immediate rhogam shot or is it ok to receive the shot a few days later?

Is implantation bleeding at 6 weeks in mother who is Rh negative cause for immediate rhogam shot or is it ok to receive the shot a few days later?

Rhogam ASAP.: Any vaginal bleeding in pregnancy with rh negative mother merits Rhogam asap to prevent maternal sensitization to potential fetal antigens. ...Read more

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How do you know if its implatation bleeding or a light period?

How do you know if its implatation bleeding or a light period?

Pregnancy test: If your pregnancy test is negative then it is your period. Implantation bleeding occurs when you get pregnant. ...Read more

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How do I know if it’s implantation bleeding or just my period?

How do I know if it’s implantation bleeding or just my period?

Bleeding: 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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I want to know what is the difference between implantation bleeding and a period?

I want to know what is the difference between implantation bleeding and a period?

Pregnancy: Implantation bleeding occurs with pregnancy. Period is what you have when you didn't get pregnant that month. ...Read more

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Am I on my period or implantation bleeding?

Am I on my period or implantation bleeding?

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

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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