Implantation Bleeding, Period or Disease?
Did you have unprotected intercourse with your partner a few weeks ago? Are you now experiencing scanty bloody discharge? Are you sure that spotting in your case is not connected with your regular menses? Don’t hurry to tell anybody about pregnancy. Sometimes spotting in the middle of the menstrual cycle can signal a lot of serious problems with your health. Don’t worry, we’ll help you to find out what really happens.
Causes of Bloody Discharge in the Middle of the Cycle
First of all try to cope with your strong positive emotions. Calm down and make sure that pregnancy is possible: count how many days passed after the probable date of conception and recall all the events of the last 2-3 weeks. Spotting usually occurs 3-10 days before menses. Think whether you have experienced an extremely stressful situation or walked any disease recently. Paying no attention to your health problems, even to the smallest ones, can result in a serious and long-term disorder. Femalereproductivesystemis very sensitive to all changes in woman’s organism. It immediately reacts on physical discomfort and emotional instability.
Remember, you can distinguish implantation bleeding from abnormal discharge by several symptoms:
- implantation bleeding lasts 3 days maximum;
- menses are heavy, spotting, on the contrary, looks like a drop of red, pink or light-brown blood in the normal vaginal discharge;
- you can feel some cramps in the lower part of your abdomen.