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A 16-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to shed left over blood from previous menstrual period during mid-cycle?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Bleeding mid-cycle: The short answer is "no". Bleeding at mid-cycle may be due to twin ovulation, and the subsequent drop in estrogen is exaggerated and produces withdrawal bleeding. If the bleeding continues, wait a week and get a serum HCG test to make certain you are not pregnant. Continued bleeding can indicate an ectopic pregnancy.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020


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