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i have a very light period i only see blood when i wipe- but

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i have a very light period i only see blood when i wipe- but it doesnt hit the pad. i have very slight cramping but not like period cramps. i can tell its different the my other periods..... it started yesterdy evening as a very light pink color to a brown color and then to day it got a little darker more to a red color.... but VERY light. i have been having unprotected sex and me and my fiance are trying to concieve. could i be pregnant?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 years ago.
Greetings.

When was your last period?

Dr. Arun
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
september 16th
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 years ago.
Hello,

Yes, this can be sign of pregnancy. This is called as implantation bleeding. Please see the resource about it;

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/implantation-bleeding/AN02029


Please feel free for your follow up questions.

 

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

 

Dr. Arun
Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD)
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Satisfied Customers: 29656
Experience: MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Fellowship in Sports Medicine
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
even if this is the time that my period is due??
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 years ago.
Yes, implantation bleeding occurs just around the due period.

It is privilege assisting you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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its nto letting me ask another question
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 years ago.
If there is a pop up which is preventing asking question, close it, by clicking on "X" mark, after which you can see the thread. Please go ahead with your follow up questions.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
so when do you think i should take a test?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 years ago.
A blood pregnancy can be taken right now as it is very sensitive. An home pregnancy test should be taken after one week as pregnancy hormonal levels take some time to built up in urine.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
so i should wait a week to take a home test. and see if my blood get heavier.... i can just tell that this is very different from my usual periods
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 years ago.
Since it is different than your normal period, this is the reason it is suspected to be implantation bleeding. A pregnancy test would confirm it. Home pregnancy tests are done 7 days after the due period.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
ok... i was just confused because i know i have unprotected sex & havin a different kind of light bleeding then my normal and slight cramping but not my normal intense cramping its confusing me...
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 years ago.
Pregnancy test is the best to confirm what we have discussed.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
so it would be ok to take a home test saturday the 22nd and what time of day is best to?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 years ago.
Yes, one week after the due period is good if you do not have normal period. Early morning sample would be best.

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