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A 28-year-old female asked:

Blood in discharge during ovulation. this is the 2nd time per ovulation this has happened. not a lot but still alarming. is this normal? also no pain

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Dr. Daniel Bates
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Normal: A small amount of spotting during ovulation not uncommon. This may be caused by the rupturing of the follicle releasing the egg. Sometimes there is pain associated known as mittleshmerz, German for "middle pain", and can shift from side to side every month as eggs come from either ovary.

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Last updated May 2, 2015

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