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Altered menstruation. Had unprotected sex. Is this implantation bleeding? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Is doctor available now?
Doctor:Good Evening
User:Good evening
User:I have some question regarding pregnancy
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I have heard of implantation bleeding
User:I had protected sex last month 2-3 times
User:my date of period last month is 10th
User:generally my periods are regular so i was expecting my periods on 8th of this month
User:but i started bleeding today afternoon
User:it is not heavy as it is usually on my first day
Doctor:Ok. Does it look similar to normal periods?
Doctor:Or is it just a mild staining?
User:yes i mean i bleed a little in afternoon n then lil heavy than that by eve so i think it is increasing
User:no not that mild
User:but not as regular
User:usually i bleed heavier than this on first day
Doctor:Ok. You should wait to see if the bleeding continues. Also see if the bleeding gets heavier.
User:i am not having any cramps but back pain very little which is usual for me on my first day
User:yes it has increased as compared to afternoon very lil increase
Doctor:What is the colour of bleeding?
User:now red at start it was brownish red
User:so i just want to know does that mean i am pregnant?
Doctor:Ok. Normally the implantation bleeding does not resemble the normal periods. And it is just a staining that appears.
Doctor:From your history, it does not look like implantation bleeding.
Doctor:You can see if the bleeding is continuing, even if it is in the same amount.
Doctor:Probably, you are not pregnant.
User:But usually i bleed more than this on my first day
User:that is why i am lil worried about pregnancy
Doctor:That is fine. It can happen because of various conditions, like environmental changes, travel, stress, food etc.
User:also i was expecting my periods on 8th but started today
Doctor:Date changes also can happen.
Doctor:I would suggest you to wait till another 2 days.
User:Ok so what i need to do now?
Doctor:By that time, you should be having normal periods.
User:I heard implantation bleeding also continues for 2 -3 days
Doctor:But, implantation bleeding is not bleeding as such.
User:so i am not ablle to make out if this is normal
Doctor:It is just a staining.
Doctor:It does not come in flow.
User:ok i will wait for 2 days
Doctor:In case, it does not come to normal periods, then later on, after the bleeding stops, you can go for a pregnancy test.
Doctor:Hope I had been helpful.
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:Is there anything else I could help you on?
User:For now that is all
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Please do not forget to leave a feedback.
Doctor:Thank you.
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