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My wife has been experiencing what we think is implantation bleeding (but not sure) since Thursday (Today is Day 4) with breast soreness/tenderness..Her next period is scheduled to start on Aug. 4 (in 9 Days)...We just took an at home pregnancy test, whic

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Pregnancy test

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if the pregnancy test was negative that could be because pregnancy test can only detect the HCG level that is present about 1 week after the period was suppose to be ( August 11). it is only after implantation that HCG is present( it it is made by the placenta-which is not there till implantation). Wait a few more days ( like at least a wk) f/u w/doc

In brief: Pregnancy test

Could not see the end of the question.
if the pregnancy test was negative that could be because pregnancy test can only detect the HCG level that is present about 1 week after the period was suppose to be ( August 11). it is only after implantation that HCG is present( it it is made by the placenta-which is not there till implantation). Wait a few more days ( like at least a wk) f/u w/doc
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Dr. Mary David
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Do it later

While this may be implantational bleeding, it is early for a pregnancy test to be reliable.
Repeat the test on August 5 and, if it is negative and her period hasn't started, repeat it 3-5 days later to be sure. Hope this helps.

In brief: Do it later

While this may be implantational bleeding, it is early for a pregnancy test to be reliable.
Repeat the test on August 5 and, if it is negative and her period hasn't started, repeat it 3-5 days later to be sure. Hope this helps.
Dr. Mary David
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