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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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 »

Can bleeding after seven days of taking Unwanted 72 indicate early pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee is a 28 year old and weighs 43 kg. We had unprotected sex on the 10th day of her menstrual cycle, and I am sure I did not ejaculate. But, I am worried about her getting pregnant. She took Unwanted 72 tablet 12 hours later. A week later, she had cramps and menses-like bl...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If she had withdrawal bleeding seven days after taking Unwanted 72, which lasted for three days, then she is unlikely to be pregnant. The pregnancy can be conclusively ruled out with a serum beta hCG test, as home pregnancy test may provide false negative results. If ...  Read Full »

Is is normal to have spotting after implantation?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old female of height 5 feet 8 inches, and weight 138 pounds. I have a question. What is the difference between implantation bleeding or spotting, and periods? I have strong stomach cramps with brownish-red (light red) spotting. Do I have my periods? Kindly assist me on t...  Read Full »

Dr. Saadia

Answer: Hello,Welcome to It is difficult to predict the condition, but if the spotting is observed at the time of your expected period and bleeding is heavy, then most likely it is your period. On the other hand, implantation bleeding is more likely if it is just spotting and occurring before th...  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 no...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello,Welcome to 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 (Dydrog...  Read Full »

I bled after having sex. Is it implantation bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old unmarried lady. Now, I am in a very panic period of stress and in seek of your advice. I had intercourse with my fiance on the first day of my periods and again after 20 days that is on my most fertile day. I got my periods 13 days later and it lasted for around three d...  Read Full »

Dr. Shruti Kainth Kaushal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. As per your history it appears that you are not pregnant. You have not got delayed periods. As you have got periods after 13 days the possibility of implantation bleeding cannot be ruled out. Regarding pregnancy, the possibility is n...  Read Full »

Are urination and defecation related to implantation bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, Is it normal to poop and urinate often during implantation bleeding?  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is no relation of implantation bleeding with frequent urination and defecation. Implantation bleeding usually occurs about 9th day after ovulation, and no bowel symptoms accompany it.  Read Full »

I am not sure if I had withdrawal bleeding or implantation bleeding. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am confused about whether this is withdrawal bleeding or implantation bleeding. My last period started last month, and I had unprotected sex on the eighth and ninth day after the period. I took an emergency pill on the morning of the second day of sex. From the second week of this mont...  Read Full »

Dr. Ahmed Amdihun Essa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. I have seen your query about bleeding in the middle of your period. You have a regular 30 days cycle which means your ovulation day is on the 16th day of the period. 2. Your last period was before two months, which makes the next ovulation day on the first week of t...  Read Full »

Is it possible to have implantation bleeding immediately after my periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I have few doubts regarding fertilization and implantation. Is it possible to have implantation bleeding after your period? Is it possible to get an egg fertilized a week before your period? Also, how long does sperm last outside of the body? Is it true that once the ejaculate has dried, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Implantation bleeding occurs only after 15 to 20 days of the period. From day 1 to day 10, it is safe period. There is no chance of pregnancy as there is no ovulation happening during this period. It is fertile period from day 12 to day 18, and there are chances of ...  Read Full »

I have missed my period. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly shed light on some issues. I had my period two months back and I had the next once a month later, which only came for a day and I have not had it since it till now. I did home test before my period came which read negative. My two breasts ache and immediately after my period co...  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H. Mavani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Menstrual cycle can be 23 days to 37 days. And bleeding can be from 1 day to 10 days anywhere and all this normal. No need to worry. Sometimes due to imbalance in your body or normally also, your period can be 5 to 6 days here or there and it is absolutely normal.Whe...  Read Full »

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