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

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Bleeding

Implantation bleeding occurs before the missed period.
Typically an earlier and lighter period. A miscarriage happens after the missed period and can be more painful.

In brief: Bleeding

Implantation bleeding occurs before the missed period.
Typically an earlier and lighter period. A miscarriage happens after the missed period and can be more painful.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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