How to tell if I have implantation bleeding or break through bleeding?

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.

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If I had sex right after my period and 2 weeks later I'm spotting is that implantation bleeding or break through bleeding? I have been exercising alot

Implantation. 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...

What is the difference between implantation bleeding and break through bleeding after an anovulatory cycle? Next period due next week brown discharge

Breakthrough . Breakthrough bleeding is a mid cycle bleeding in users of ocp as attributed to low estrogen. This occurs due to endometrial shedding. Implantation bleeding is the bleeding when a fertilized ovum implants in the endometrium and hits a vein in the process. Breakthrough bleeding can range from spotting to a heavy bleeding. Implantation bleeding could range from spotting to a uncommonly light period. Read more...

What to do about implantation bleeding or breakthrough bleeding?

What is timing? Implantation is when the conceptus (from union of egg & sperm) attach to the wall of the uterus. Bleeding most often dose 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...

What are the differences between breakthrough bleeding and implantation bleeding? I'm on birth control so im not too sure what's going on!

Breakthrough . It's probably not implantation bleeding if you're on the pill. Implantation bleeding occurs when you get pregnant and the embryo is implanting in the endometrium. What you're probably experiencing is breakthrough bleeding because either your body hasn't acclimated to the pill, of the estrogen dose needs to be changed. You're on lo lo estrin and this is a common side effect. Consider another pill. Read more...

What to do about implantation bleeding or breakthrough bleeding (on the pill)?

Bleeding. 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...