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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Is Cerazette reliable for contraception?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sexual intercourse 31 days back and took three pregnancy tests until today morning, which were all negative. One week after sexual intercourse, I started taking Cerazette as I do not want to get pregnant, and on the same day, as it was due, I got my periods. But now am worried if t...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I do not see any reason for you to worry. Implantation bleeding is usually light blood or pink in color, but you had proper bleeding, just lesser in quantity if I am right. Till now you have not got a positive pregnancy test too. If you think you got pregnant that day, ...  Read Full »

Can intake of I-pill cause withdrawal bleeding and cramps in me?

Query: Hello doctor, Me and my partner had unprotected sex, and she took I-pill within 72 hours (but after 24 hours), and now after 8 to 9 days of taking the pill, she is having mild cramps similar to period and also mild bleeding (just a few spots), but the discharge is brownish in color, and this is the...  Read Full »

Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern. Spotting or sometimes profuse bleeding accompanied by cramps are the most common side effects after taking the emergency pill. This is due to the high-level hormones (Progesterone) contained in the pill. However, this is difficult to differe...  Read Full »

I am having light pink and brown bleeding along with headaches, cramps, and tiredness. Is this a sign of implantation bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I have light pink and brown bleeding and it is not as heavy as my periods. I am having little period cramps, headaches, and tiredness which I usually donot get during my period. I was wondering if this could be implantation bleeding because it is around the time I would get my periods ...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can check for a urine pregnancy test if you have crossed your due date of periods or wait till the due date. If it is not close to the periods' date, it may be due to a urinary tract infection or pelvic floor response. I advise you to do the following tests: U...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with a blocked fallopian tube, but I spotted brownish blood after ovulation. Can implantation bleeding happen in my case?

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 »

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 »

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