What Does Implantation Bleeding Look Like?

What Does Implantation Bleeding Look Like?

If you are hoping to get pregnant, then knowing what implantation bleeding looks like can help you determine if you are pregnant or not. Because implantation bleeding happens around a week to 12 days after ovulation, noticing spotting on your underwear could indicate the start of your period. However, implantation bleeding looks different to your regular menstrual flow. This article will help you to understand the differences between implantation bleeding and period.



Clear Watery Discharge: Is It Normal or Something to Worry About?

Clear Watery Discharge: Is It Something to Worry About?

Clear watery discharge is usually nothing to worry about because it is necessary to keep your vagina healthy. Normal vaginal discharge that looks clear or milky white also protects your reproductive organs from infections. The cervical mucus from your vagina that is clear and watery is completely normal.

Xiphoid Process Pain: Causes, Symptoms & When to See a Doctor

Xiphoid Process Pain: Causes, Symptoms & When to See a Doctor

The xiphoid process is located in the center of your chest and is found just at the end of your sternum (breastbone). Inflammation, digestive issues, or injury can cause xiphoid process pain which doctors refer to as xiphoid syndrome, xiphoidalgia, or xiphodynia. Xiphoid process pain is a common source of chest pain that can also cause abdominal discomfort and pain that radiates to other areas of your body.

Brown Discharge – What Does It Mean?

Brown Discharge or brown period

Clear, thin, white vaginal discharge is normal for most women, but the appearance of brown discharge may make you wonder what it means. Sometimes the brown discharge occurs after or before your period is due. You may also notice that on some occasions you have brown period with menstrual blood looking dark brown. Thankfully, in most cases, brown discharge doesn’t mean that there is anything wrong.

White Discharge or Thick White Discharge: What Does It Mean?

White Discharge or Thick White Discharge: What Does It Mean?

White discharge is normal and keeps your vagina healthy and free of infections. If you have thick white discharge that is more than usual, you may wonder if there is something to worry about. Usually, white discharge has a clear to milky-white appearance and sometimes discharge can appear thicker than normal but still has creamy consistency. However, thick white discharge that is clumpy or has a strong odor could be a sign of a bacterial or yeast infection.

What Side Is Your Appendix On? (Including Warning Signs of Appendicitis)

What Side Is Your Appendix On? (Including Warning Signs of Appendicitis)

Your appendix is a small organ that is located on the lower right side of your abdomen. Pains that increase in intensity on the lower right side of your stomach can be a sign of appendicitis – the medical name when your appendix becomes inflamed. It is important to know what side your appendix is on because appendicitis can be a very serious condition that requires urgent treatment. An inflamed appendix can rupture causing excruciating constant pain on your right side and can even be a life-threatening medical emergency.

Pruney Fingers: Causes, Treatments and When to See a Doctor

Pruney fingers: Causes, Treatments and When to See a Doctor

Having pruney fingers is a common occurrence after submerging your hands in water for a period of time. Very often, soaking in the bath, washing dishes, or swimming can cause your fingertips to look like shriveled up prunes. However, many people have noticed that their fingers can wrinkle when they are not in water. For example, doctors have discovered that pruney fingers can be linked to blood circulation problems, type 2 diabetes, or being cold.

Headache Above or Behind the Left Eye: Causes and Treatments

Experiencing a headache above or behind the left eye can have a debilitating effect on your daily activities. Pain that occurs around your left eye can start off as a dull throb and gradually becomes more intense and turn into sharp stabbing pain. Along with the headache on your forehead above the left eye, you may feel pressure in your head that can make concentrating and focusing difficult.

Brown Discharge After Period: What Does It Mean?

Brown Discharge After Period: What Does It Mean?

Brown discharge after period is fairly common and usually means that there is old menstrual blood getting cleaned out. Noticing some light to dark brown spotting after your period has ended doesn’t always mean there is something to worry about. Many women experience some dark spotting after their period as part of their regular menstrual cycle.

RDW Blood Test: What It Means and What It Tells About Your Health

RDW blood test: What It Means and What It Tells About Your Health

Red cell distribution width (RDW for short) is a blood test used to measure the difference in size and volume of your red blood cells. Doctors use the RDW blood test as part of a complete blood test to help diagnose certain conditions that can affect your health. A blood test to measure variations in blood cell size can help diagnose causes of anemia, heart disease, diabetes, and liver disease.