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A 29-year-old female asked:

Why am i still spotting and having cramps and nausea one week after ovulation? u/s shows fluid in uterus. no infection present.

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Gynecology 27 years experience
Need more info: Usually fluid in the uterus implies blood. Not always, but often. If you aren't bleeding, then i'd wonder if you recently had a procedure that could have caused scarring of the cervical canal, preventing the blood/fluid from draining? Sometimes, ovulation isn't successful, and we get a persistent cyst that can be painful and leak fluid outside the uterus (they would have seen that on ultrasound).

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