A 23-year-old female asked:
I noticed pink and brown spotting about 4 days before ovulation day. is this too early for a ovulation spotting?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not sure: I am not familiar with the the term "ovulation spotting."
Of course, there are many possibilities; but my suspicion for rupturing Nabothian cysts (e.g. pimples on the cervix) is slightly elevated. Keep an eye on it for now. If the bleeding gets heavier (like a period) and/or you soak a full strength feminine pad in 30 minutes to an hour, get checked out ASAP.
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Last updated Aug 28, 2017
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