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What are the differences between irregular bleeding and menstrual bleeding?

What are the differences between irregular bleeding and menstrual bleeding?

Menses: Menstruation occurs about two weeks after ovulation, meaning to be classified menstruation you ovulated. Vaginal bleeding, regular or irregular, occurs without ovulation. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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What are the differences between vaginal bleeding and your period?

What are the differences between vaginal bleeding and your period?

Vaginal Bleeding: A period is a synchronized, timed shedding of the lining of the uterus, typically monthly over a period of 3-7 days. It occurs only if you ovulated. A period results in vaginal bleeding, but other things can cause the bleeding as well, such and problems with the uterine lining, hormonal issues, endometrial or cervical cancer, even tears anywhere in the lower genital tract. ...Read more

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What are the differences between a light period and implantation bleeding?

What are the differences between a light period and implantation bleeding?

Timing & blood amt.: Implantation is when the conceptus (from union of egg & sperm) attach to the wall of the uterus. Bleeding most often does not occur with implantation. If there is bleeding the amount is small. It may be small rust or brown colored drops or light pink swirled in white d/C. It usually occurs about ten days after ovulation. There is more blood w period. Take a HPT if you miss your period. ...Read more

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What are the differences between a menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

What are the differences between a menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Significant: A menstrual period is the sloughing away of the thickened uterine lining that occurs due to hormonal changes resulting when no conception occurs. Early pregnancy bleeding can be due to some irritation to the lining of the uterus as the early embryo implants into the uterus, can be due to friable cervical cells, or other factors related to the embryo implanting into the uterus. ...Read more

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What is the difference between menstrual bleeding, and spotting?

Quantity ; timing: Menstrual bleeding describes the time around when your period/menses is expected. Spotting can be light during menses or at any time throughout the cycle. ...Read more

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What are bleeding manifestations of the menstrual cycle?

What are bleeding manifestations of the menstrual cycle?

Haven't got a clue: What you are trying to ask about. Your period is a bleeding manifestation of your menstrual cycle. Suggest clarifying this using less fancy language. Can re-ask question. ...Read more

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What is the difference between heavy bleeding and implantation bleeding?

What is the difference between heavy bleeding and 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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What is the difference between abnormal vaginal bleeding and dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

What is the difference between abnormal vaginal bleeding and dysfunctional uterine bleeding?

Hormonal : Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is defined as abnormal bleeding due to hormone imbalances. Abnormal uterine bleeding is a broader, more general term including hormone imbalances as well as organic causes like fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis, arteriovenous malformations, and mullerian anomalies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of vaginal bleeding after the usual menstrual cycle?

What are the causes of vaginal bleeding after the usual menstrual cycle?

Vaginal bleeding: It can be a variety of things including fibriods, endometriosis, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, or even pelvic inflammatory disease. Usually your doc will take a complete history, do a pelvic exam, and will consider an ultrasound. Treatment, like most things, depends on the cause of the painful, heavy periods. A pregnancy test is the first step. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are all of the possible two month pregnancy symptoms? What is the difference between menstrual blood & unexplained bleeding?

What are all of the possible two month pregnancy symptoms? What is the difference between menstrual blood & unexplained bleeding?

Fatigue: 2 months pregnancy is fstigue, nausea and may have vomiting, breast tender, weight loss if no increase in calories. Unexplained bleeding is any vaginal bleeding outside of your menses. ...Read more

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What are the differences between menstruation and ovulation symptoms?

What are the differences between menstruation and ovulation symptoms?

Symptoms?: Or mechanism? The huge difference in symptoms is vaginal bleeding with menstruation, not with ovulation. Other symptoms like cramping, bloating, nausea etc.... may be the same in some women. ...Read more

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What's the difference between implantation bleeding and period?

What's the difference between implantation bleeding and period?

See below: In implantation bleeding, the baby is imbedding into the womb. In a period, the shed endometrial lining is disposed of. ...Read more

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What is the biological difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

What is the biological difference between vaginal bleeding and your period?

PeriodsR predictable: Normal menstrual periods are cyclical or predictable. The bleeding comes from shedding the lining of the uterus in response to the cyclical change in your hormone levels. Vaginal bleeding (vb) is unpredictable and may be related to various things including trauma, infection, tumors, medications, atrophy, etc. Abnormal vaginal bleeding should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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What's the difference between implantation and menstral bleeding?

What's the difference between implantation and menstral bleeding?

Period vs spotting: Menstruail bleeding is shedding of endometrial lining of uterous which occurs every month where as implantaion bleeding is a spotting which occurs in some females when they become pregnant and they may feel as if they are going to have a period butis just a spotting. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between menstrual bleeding and vaginal bleeding?

How to tell the difference between menstrual bleeding and vaginal bleeding?

Periods/vag bleeding: Vaginal bleeding during menstruation usually come regularly every month every 28 to 30 days apart. If there is vaginal bleeding inbetween the periods it may be called abnormal vaginal bleeding and may be due to some abnormal condition. ...Read more

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What is the difference between period blood and implantation bleeding what color,amount etc.

What is the difference between period blood and implantation bleeding what color,amount etc.

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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Irregular Bleeding (Definition)

Irregular bleeding is a clinical finding in which a woman's menstrual bleeding is not in a similar pattern each month. She may have spotting between menstrual periods, or have light periods alternating ...Read more


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Irregular Menstrual Periods (Definition)

Average women will have a period every 24-34 days. If you do not have a period within this range, you would be considered to have ...Read more