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Difference between post-coital bleeding and implantation bleeding?

Difference between post-coital bleeding and implantation bleeding?

Different causes: Post-coital bleeding means bleeding after having sex. Sometimes it is caused by an irritated cervix (the bottom part of the uterus), but sometimes it can be caused by cervical cancer! implantation bleeding or spotting is said to occur when a fertilized egg implants in the wall of the uterus. Check with your doctor about your own situation. ...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 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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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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What's the difference between implantation bleeding & implantation spotting? How long does it last? I been having light bleeding.

What's the difference between implantation bleeding & implantation spotting? How long does it last? I been having light bleeding.

No difference: Its just two different ways of saying the same thing. How long it lasts is different for everyone. Bleeding in early pregnancy should be evaluated by a doctor--especially if you have cramping or pain. There are many things that can cause it besides implantation and some of them are serious. So don't assume that it is just implantation bleeding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Difference between implantation bleeding and withdrawal bleeding.

Pregnancy: Implantation bleeding exclusively occurs if you are pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. This is how you tell the difference. ...Read more

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Difference between light vaginal bleeding after sex or implantation bleeding?

Difference between light vaginal bleeding after sex or implantation bleeding?

Hard to guess: A positive pregnancy test then tells a woman that prior spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after an odd spotty period. ...Read more

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How can one tell the difference between implantation bleeding and a 1st-trimester miscarriage?

How can one tell the difference between implantation bleeding and a 1st-trimester miscarriage?

Indistinguishable.: Going forward, these two possibilities are indistinguishable. Follow-up with serial pregnancy tests, or beta HCG determination in your blood will be the only way to tell if you are carrying a growing pregnancy. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily - best of luck. ...Read more

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Virgin bleeding or implantation bleeding. How can I tell the difference?

Virgin bleeding or implantation bleeding. How can I tell the difference?

Virgin bleeding: Bleeding from damage to the himen happens during and immediately after sex. Implantation bleeding happens 6-7 days after ovulation. ...Read more

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How to differentiate withdrawal bleeding and implantation bleeding?

How to differentiate withdrawal bleeding and implantation bleeding?

Very different.: Withdrawal bleeding refers to bleeding after
withdrawal of hormones, like the end of a
oral contraceptive cycle.

Implantation bleeding refers to the early invasion of the uterine lining by an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What's the earliest implantation bleeding occur?

What's the earliest implantation bleeding occur?

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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Hello. Is the Plan B pill effective after implantation bleeding?

Hello. Is the Plan B pill effective after implantation bleeding?

Absolutely not.: Plan B One-Step® is not effective once the process of implantation has begun.
It will not harm an existing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding real?

Is implantation bleeding real?

I'd ignore it: “Implantation bleeding” is subtle and unpredictable, if it happens 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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Is implantation bleeding thick?

Is implantation bleeding thick?

No: Most women do not experience implantation bleeding. When it does occur, the amount is tiny. There could be a brownish discharge, a pink swirl in white discharge or a tiny drop of redder appearing blood. It is not thick, not plentiful and not impressive. ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding brown?

Is implantation bleeding brown?

Implantation: The color of the blood is an indication of how old the blood is. Fresh blood is bright red, old blood is darker. ...Read more

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Could it be implantation bleeding?

Could it be implantation bleeding?

It?: I don't know what 'it' refers to, but implantation bleeding is mostly an internet fad; it is inconsistent, hard to detect, and often ambiguous. Sorry, and good luck anyway! ...Read more

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Can Implantation Bleeding Be Heavy?

Can Implantation Bleeding Be Heavy?

Implantation: Implantation bleeding can be heavier, although it is usually light. ...Read more

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How heavy is implantation bleeding?

Minimal: Usually it is like a very light period or less, sometimes not at all. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding be heavy?

Can implantation bleeding be heavy?

Yes: Implantation bleeding can be as heavy as a menstrual period or even heavier. To be reassured, have your HCG level checked for "doubling". ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding a good sign?

Is implantation bleeding a good sign?

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 6-7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is normal implantation bleeding?

LIght spotting: Implantation bleeding is typically described as light spotting. Typically no clots and pinkish in color. Some women have mild cramping, others have nothing. ...Read more

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When does implantation bleeding start?

When does implantation bleeding start?

Bleeding: Usually after an egg is fertilized implants within three or four days. Bleeding can occur during this time for several days after. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding last 6 days?

Bleeding: Yes, absolutely the implantation bleeding last six days. When you want to do is have an ultrasound as early as five weeks, that is to say three weeks after conception to confirm a gestational sack in the uterus. After that I recommend weekly ultrasounds to confirm normal growth and development to about eight or nine weeks. That's what I do in my office after ivf and then I send them off to their. ...Read more

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When does implantation bleeding occur?

Within one week: Implantation bleeding doesn't occur often. If it does occur it will occur within 7 to 9 days after ovulation. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding last 3 days?

Can implantation bleeding last 3 days?

Implantation bleed: Theoretically implantation bleeding could do any number of things, but honestly its unusual to have implantation bleeding at all: its usually breakthrough for another reason. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding last 6 days?

Can implantation bleeding last 6 days?

Doubt it: Sounds more like a menstrual period. A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that PRIOR spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred). ...Read more

Hymen (Definition)

A membranous fold of tissue that partly or completely occludes ...Read more


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