A 18-year-old female asked:
Had bleeding 12 days after
my previous period,it happened a couple of times.i thought it was my period coming,but the bleeding was less than a day.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: Some women have a little bit of uterine bleeding around the time that they ovulate. This has to do with a slight lowering of the estradiol levels at the time of ovulation. That fools the inner lining of the uterus to believe it is supposed to not grow any more and it starts shedding. However, the estradiol production by the ovary picks up after a day or so, and stimulates the inner lining again.
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Last updated Dec 18, 2016
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