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what causes spotting 11 days after a period besides pregnancy?

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Breakthrough bleedin: Blood estrogen levels are low around the time of ovulation, which usually comes on cycle day 14-16 (day 1 is the day menstrual bleeding starts). For some women, this mid-cycle dip in estrogen level is enough to cause breakthrough bleeding or spotting.

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Last updated Oct 10, 2016

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