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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Do I have a miscarriage if I have had mild cramps and bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old and according to LMP, I am 9 weeks and 6 days pregnant now. I had three previous miscarriages (two chemical pregnancies and one at 5-6 weeks). This pregnancy has been really well until a few days ago. Last week I had an ultrasound and the heart rate was 173. That night,...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms you are experiencing come under category of threatened abortion. The clinical diagnosis of threatened abortion is presumed when a bloody vaginal discharge or bleeding appears through a closed cervical os during the first half of pregnancy. Risk of threatened ...  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 »

Is Tranlok-E safe to take during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I have checked my pregnancy test on the 8th of this month and my last LMP was on the 5th of last month. I have consulted the doctor, he confirmed my pregnancy and prescribed me capsule Gestafine 200 (Progesterone soft gelatin 200) one capsule per day for 15 d...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your query completely here. Tranlok-E (combination of Tranexamic acid and Ethamsylate) is an antifibrinolytic. They prevent the blood clot from breaking and hence helps in controlling bleeding. There are insufficient data regarding the safety of Tra...  Read Full »

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 »

I am six weeks pregnant and had a bright red bleeding. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am at six or seven weeks from conception. I did not have a visit yet. Today, I experienced a slight bright red bleeding. Can you tell me what I should do? I am really worried.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to How are you doing? By six weeks of pregnancy, the baby's heartbeat is visualized. Only a scan showing adequate fetal growth and heartbeat, with good decidual reaction indicates a healthy pregnancy. The reasons for bleeding now could be: Pregnancy is associated ...  Read Full »

I am having heavy bleeding with clots five days after sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, From the 16th of this month, I started having sex with my fiance a lot. Five days later, I started having really bad stomach pain and the next day, I started bleeding. It was light. So I thought it could be implantation bleeding, and I went and got a test. I am not supposed to have my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The pregnancy test will not show a real result if done before expected next date of menstruation. Chemical pregnancy bleed or abortion happens only after you miss your period, so do not worry about that. With the kind of bleeding you have (heavy and continuous), implant...  Read Full »

I had protected sex and took an emergency pill after six days. Is the bleeding now due to implantation?

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 »

I had a vasectomy, still, my girlfriend has pink discharge and pregnancy symptoms. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend just got out of birth control after me having a vasectomy (two months post operation). She has very irregular periods (30-40 days long cycles) since she stopped birth control three months ago (been using condoms). This month she had huge pain before and during ovulation. Sh...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. With the use of barrier contraceptives, like a condom, the chances of getting pregnant are very less. The light pinkish spotting can be due to hormonal imbalance, vaginal infection, or cervical erosion. I need to ...  Read Full »

My period is delayed by 14 days, is it because of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am on my seventh month of postpartum and breastfeeding. My period cycle started three months ago. But for the past month, I have not gotten my period, which has been 14 days. Is it because of pregnancy? But I had no implantation bleeding. What would be the cause of this delayed period? I...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the details presented by you. As your periods started three months back, you are still to get your periods, not taking any medication, have no history of irregular periods, and are sexually active, then despite implantation bleeding not there, the...  Read Full »

What can I do to stop the bleeding and spotting that I have been having after I underwent a contraceptive implant procedure?

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 »

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