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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

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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Is it implantation bleeding or period ? What color how & long does implantation bleeding last? If it is implantation bleeding, when can I do a hpt?

Is it implantation bleeding or period ? What color how & long does implantation bleeding last? If it is implantation bleeding, when can I do a hpt?

Spotting; 10 days : Implantation bleeding is more of spotting rather than frank bleeding. You may do hpt about 10-14 days after that, though it would be better to wait 4-5 days after missed period to do the hpt, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have implantation bleeding?

How do I know if I have implantation bleeding?

No such thing: The egg is microscopic when it lands on the wall of the uterus. There is no such thing as implantation bleeding. If you have bleeding this is not representative of pregnancy. A spot or two of blood is rarely seen, but not bleeding. ...Read more

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Could i be experiencing implantation bleeding?

Could i be experiencing 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

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How can I tell if I am experiencing implantation bleeding?

How can I tell if I am experiencing implantation bleeding?

Bleeding: Generally swelling, sponginess , sometimes pain but not always. Contact your doctor asap to evaluate. ...Read more

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How worried should I be if implantation bleeding looks heavy?

How worried should I be if implantation bleeding looks heavy?

Likely breakthrough: It's almost never implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it woudl be very light and about 6-7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. So, i wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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