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Implantation Bleeding

Vaginal bleeding that occurs roughly after a week of conception and during implantation, which is the process when the fertilized egg attaches to the uterine lining, is called implantation bleeding. It lasts for up to 24 to 48 hours.

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I am still experiencing dark brown discharge even after taking tablet Duphaston. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am pregnant and have almost completed two months of pregnancy. I have already taken the first dose of the vaccine. The problem is that I am experiencing dark brown discharge. I consulted a doctor, and the doctor advised me to take tablet Duphaston (Dydrogesterone) 10 mg, but it did ...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Minimal spotting or brown discharge can occur in the first twelve weeks of pregnancy and is normal if not associated with pain or cramp. It is called implantation bleeding and will stop on its own by twelve weeks or on starting Duphaston (Dyd...  Read Full »

Can brown vaginal discharge after taking the contraceptive pill indicate implantation bleeding, or it occurs due to the pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my last period two months back. Then I had unprotected intercourse in the first week of this month. But I took an emergency contraceptive pill after 20 minutes of unprotected intercourse. And for relief, I took a urine pregnancy test from my first urine of the day on the same day...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Do not worry. Just answer the following questions. 1. Did you have any unprotected intercourse two months back? 2. Did you have any pain during brown spotting this month after taking the pill? Reply with details. It wi...  Read Full »

What is the difference between implantation and withdrawal bleeding?

Query: Hello Doctor, We (me and my fiancee) had unprotected sex on the 11th day of the month (menstruation). I am very sure I did not eject that day. But for safety within 24 hours, she had taken Unwanted 72. Now after 13 days of it, before 1 to 3 days of expected periods. She got bleeding for a full day a...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is likely that she has got her withdrawal bleed which can be seen in next 7 to 10 days to post unwanted 72 intakes, however, implantation bleed occurs in next 2 to 3 days and it is often spotting to scanty bleeding and not in the good flow. This can be confirmed b...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex on the second day of my period, and my period was very heavy the following month. Is it implantation bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, My average menstrual cycle is 28 days. Two months before, I got my period on the 19th, and it ended on the 23rd. I had unprotected sex on the second day of my period. I do not remember whether the guy ejaculated inside me or not. As I was worried, I consulted two gynecologists. They advis...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. Intercourse done during periods does not lead to pregnancy. Moreover, if you had periods 28 to 30 days after the intercourse, there is no chance of pregnancy. Implantation bleeding occurs almost six to seve...  Read Full »

I have a Bleeding and Spotting post-implant. How to stop?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female who had a contraceptive implant three months ago. I am not taking any medications. I did not get my period for the first two months, but I have been spotting for the past 35 days. What can I do to stop the bleeding and spotting?  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can see that you have breakthrough spotting from the attached images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It means the level of hormone released from the implant is insufficient to prevent spotting. I suggest you take a low-dose oral contraceptiv...  Read Full »

I took an emergency contraceptive pill. Can I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I had sex seven days ago, but we used condoms, and he pulled out before ejaculation. Still, I took an emergency contraceptive pill to be safe after six days. I currently have vaginal bleeding and am using a pad. Am I pregnant? Is it implantation bleeding? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. As you had a pill on time, there is almost no chance of pregnancy in your case. However, you must take another pill to prevent pregnancy if you had intercourse after the pill. This bleeding could be due to a hormon...  Read Full »

. Can implantation bleeding happen in a blocked fallopian tube?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been trying to conceive and was diagnosed with a blocked fallopian tube (one was blocked, and the other was not visible on the X-ray). The doctor said that it could have resulted from the infections or lack of evacuation from past miscarriages. Later, I spotted dark and brownish blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your feelings. 1. Have you taken a thrombophilia screen? If not, you should take the test due to a history of multiple consecutive miscarriages. 2. I suggest you take a complete check and treatment of any health issue you have. Blood sugar levels sho...  Read Full »

What are the reasons behind spotting that occur during fertile period?

Query: Hi doctor, I need confirmation about spotting during fertility window, high and medium. Is it normal for 20 years old lady?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you have been sexually active during your fertile window, then this could be an implantation bleed, get a serum beta hCG test to confirm pregnancy. If you are not, then the most common cause of mid-cycle spotting is ovulation bleed which is physiological in mo...  Read Full »

My wife experienced bleeding a week before her anticipated periods. Could it be implantation bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife and I are expecting a child. Her cycle is 27 days. But there was bleeding a week before her anticipated date, and she did bleed for only two days. There was proper bleeding, but the flow was lighter than her regular periods. Is it implantation bleeding? Kindly answer.  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and understood your concern. Yes, it may be due to implantation, hormonal imbalance, or infection. Kindly check for pregnancy by using commercially available urine pregnancy test kits. If the test indicates that you are not pregnant, you may need to...  Read Full »

I had my period, then I had unprotected sex. I had cramping in my lower right stomach with spotting. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had my period, then my husband and I had unprotected sex. We had sex thrice daily, and he finished with me each time. Then on the night of the, I had uncomfortable cramping in my lower right stomach and lower right back. Then the morning, I went to the bathroom, and when I wiped, ther...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Most but only some of the information you have is right. Let me put things straight. For a young lady with the perfect body weight, periods will be regular, with ovulation right on time. The progesterone hormone is ...  Read Full »

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