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By Anonymous September 24, 2013 - 12:08pm
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Hi I don't know if I am writing this in the right spot so I apologize if I am not. I have thought I am pregnant for theast week n a half. Swollen breasts blue veins dark areolas cramping dizzy gums bleeding and today I started to bleed. Last night I experienced a pinching sensation on my left side three times lasting 5-10 seconds each. First it was light pink then brown now bright red. I put in a tampon thinking it was my period. When I pulled it out there was red and a lot of brown. Is this possibly implantation bleeding and should I stop using tampons? Mild crampind still not as bad as usual period by far.

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Thank you for responding! Yes that's what I have read. It wasn't heavy which I am usually very heavy my first day, but since i wasnt sure i just attributed it to my period. After I posted this I used another tampon and it was brown discharge when I took it out with lighter red. That was two hours ago and now nothing when I wipe. I guess I will be playing the waiting game for another 2-3 days. Thank you again :)!

September 24, 2013 - 5:45pm

Hello Anonymous,

It sounds like you have your period.

Implantation bleeding is not as heavy as menstrual bleeding, usually appearing like a few spots of pink or brownish discharge. It occurs about 10 to 14 days after conception, generally lasts for a short time, and is usually much lighter than menstrual bleeding.

Menstrual bleeding generally starts off light and then gets heavier. Spotting can sometimes be the sign of an early period.



September 24, 2013 - 4:28pm
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