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can implantation bleeding last 7-8 days?

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How long does implantation bleeding last? Can it last 7-8 days?

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replied March 12th, 2012
Pregnancy Answer A32670
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Implantation bleeding is known to be milder and shorter and occurs within 6-12 days of ovulation/fruitful intercourse, and usually lasts for 1-2 days. However, in few women it can last longer. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. Wait and watch for your periods or observe the current bleeding. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
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