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What does implantation bleeding look like?

What does implantation bleeding look like?

Spotting: Generally, implantation bleeding is very short, on the order of a few hours. Most women mistake it for a period, but it does not last nearly as long. ...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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What does implantation bleeding look like?

What does implantation bleeding look like?

Like blood: Blood is blood. You can not distinguish this from the much more common reasons to bleed from your vagina like an early period. If you think you are pregnant simply check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What exactly does implantation bleeding look like?

What exactly does implantation bleeding look like?

No bleeding: If you have a normal implantation, you should not see any bleeding.
If you think you are pregnant and are having bleeding, you may be experiencing a threatened abortion or miscarriage.
Visit your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What does implantation bleeding look like typically?

What does implantation bleeding look like typically?

Pinkish or brownish: Implantation bleeding does not usually look like a regular menstrual period but is scanty and usually a pinkish or brownish discharge. ...Read more

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What does implantation bleeding look like and when does it come?

What does implantation bleeding look like and when does it come?

Like blood: Contrary to popular myths on the internet implantation bleeding just looks like blood. There is no way to tell the difference being irregular menstrual bleeding and implantation bleeding. You will just have to wait until you miss your period and take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What does implantation bleeding look like? And how long does it last?

What does implantation bleeding look like? And how long does it last?

Not: Implantation bleeding is sporadic and unpredicatble, doesn't happen at all in most cases. No, it's not like a period - bleeding that heavy is unlikely 'implantation, ' could be breakthrough or other reasons. ...Read more

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What does implantation bleeding look like? When does it occur and how long does it last?

What does implantation bleeding look like? When does it occur and how long does it last?

No such thing: Imagine with me a fetus, smaller than a speck of dust landing on the wall of the uterus. This microscopic even does not cause trauma or bleeding. Rarely a female can get one or two minor spots of blood in this event but in general implantation is symptom free. There is no such thing as "implantation bleeding'. ...Read more

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When should I start seeing implantation bleeding and what does it look like?

When should I start seeing implantation bleeding and what does it look like?

Implantation: Implantation bleeding occurs starting around the time of the missed period and for perhaps a week or two after that. It is usually spotting or light bleeding, less than a usual period, and may last several days. Less than a quarter of women when they get pregnant have implantation bleeding so no worries if you don't experience it. It can be confused with a light period or with miscarriage. ...Read more

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What does implantation bleeding feel like or look like?

What does implantation bleeding feel like or look like?

Spotting: Typicall, it is very light and transient without associated pain. ...Read more

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When implantation bleeding is over how does it look like?

When implantation bleeding is over how does it look like?

I'd ignore it: 'implantation bleeding' is subtle and unpredictable, if it can be interpreted at all. Internet gossip vastly over-emphasizes the idea of 'implantation bleeding.' implantation always happens 6-7 days after fertilization, so that's the only time you could see it. ...Read more

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Describe implantation bleeding to me what it should look like how long it last.?

Describe implantation bleeding to me what it should look like how long it last.?

Spotting: Implantation bleeding is not that common but when it does occur it is just spotting and last no more than a few days. ...Read more

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How is implantation bleeding supposed to look like and how long is it supposed to last?

How is implantation bleeding supposed to look like and how long is it supposed to last?

No such thing: Implantation is non-traumatic, and is usually symptomatic. If there is any blood it is one or two spots only. Imagine with me a fetus, smaller than a speck of dust, landing on the wall of the uterus. This non-traumatic event does not cause bleeding. Implantation bleeding is a myth on the internet. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding heavy? I went through two pads in one day.

Not usually: Implantation bleeding, if and when it happens at all, is not usually heavy. I'd look for another cause. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding enough to fill several pads over three days

Is implantation bleeding enough to fill several pads over three days

No: The bleeding that your describing is more consistent with a regular menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy enough to fill several pads over 4 days?

No: Implantation bleeding usually is just very minor spotting for a day or so. Majority of patients who conceive do not have implantation bleeding. ...Read more

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Bleeding exactly 6 days after sex. For 3 days I filled almost a pad a day and for the other two days I had noticable spotting. Implantation bleeding?

Bleeding exactly 6 days after sex. For 3 days I filled almost a pad a day and for the other two days I had noticable spotting. 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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I have Graves disease, experienced implantation bleeding it was only 4 days long no pad needed 2 positive 2 negative 1 invalid, what's wrong?

I have Graves disease, experienced implantation bleeding it was only 4 days long no pad needed 2 positive 2 negative 1 invalid, what's wrong?

Grave's: My apologies but I don't fully understand your concerns. Can you please provide a more complete concern.
Regarding Graves disease is your thyroid level being monitored regularly? ...Read more

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What exactly does implantation bleeding look/feel like? And how long does it normally last?

What exactly does implantation bleeding look/feel like? And how long does it normally last?

No different: Implantation bleeding is described as such because it occurred in early pregnancy, possibly around the time when menses would be due, and with a viable intact pregnancy. It could be as much flow or less in amount. It doesn't look different. ...Read more

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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?

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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