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Have regular menstrual cycle. Have abdominal cramps, spotting. Implantation?

im a 25 year old lady and I have regular menstrual cycles of 31 days,my LMP was on the 10th of February 2013 and on the 2nd of March 2013, i started spotting for a few hours and have been having cramps for 3 days now on my lower left side of my abdomen . Im ttc, Could that be implantation and if so should the cramps continue or its a different ailment?
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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The spotting you experienced could be a breakthrough bleed that sometimes happens around the time of ovulation; since you have 31-day cycles, your ovulation would fall around day 16. You may go for the serum beta-hCG assay one week prior to your next cycle; this would give you an earlier and a better confirmation than the urine pregnancy tests performed 3-7 days after a missed period. Implantation bleed usually occurs 10 days after conception. Please see your doctor for further assessment. Take care.
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