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Does Ovulation Spotting Occur Before Or After Ovulation
I notice very little spotting the day when I see my BBT rise. I usually have spotting b4 ovulation but never after ovulation. Normal?
Occasionally: But if it is normal for you then don't worry about it. It is normal for some and not for others. ...Read more
Mid-cycle spotting: Spotting or bleeding mid-cycle is likely to be around the time of ovulation, when estrogen hormone levels drop. Progesterone hormone 'kicks in' to stop the bleeding. If the spotting continues, or your last period wasn't 'normal', or you get pregnancy symptoms take a pregnancy test to make sure it isn't early pregnancy bleeding. See a fertility specialist (rei) if trying to conceive without success. ...Read more
I started spotting 3 days after ovulation. This has never happened to me before. What is the likely cause?
Ovulation spotting: At 28, if is sometimes possible for two eggs to ovulate, and the drop in estrogen just before ovulation is enough to cause the lining of the womb to bleed slightly, just as it does when your period occurs, only much lighter. In your 30's and 40's this may happen more regularly, but it is not harmful, and your fertility options are not compromised. ...Read more
Check cervix: Have your doctor check your cervix. Your cervix may be very delicate due to an infection or an abnormality on it. It seems like that when it is bumped during intercourse, you spot. ...Read more
I started having midcycle spotting for more than a week and it started 7 days after ovulation. We are actively ttc. Is this normal?
Took progesterone 200mg after ovulation for 10 days & stopped 6 days ago. Past 2 days I had light spotting, today I have nothing. Was spotting CD1?
Does pink, mid-cycle spotting indicate ovulation? If so, does it happen before, during or after ovulation? I have 26 day cycle with one pink spot cd11
Why do I have a low temperature after ovulation? Is this due to my progesterone or estrogen levels being high or low? I have spotting during my cycle.
I have pcos I currently started taking Clomid (clomiphene) on cycle day 5-9 now I'm spotting brown 6 days post ovulation what does that mean?
?: Brown blood is old blood. It means you had some sort of bleeding in the past. It takes time for the old blood to show up as spotting. Therefore, what it means is hard to say but not necessarily abnormal. ...Read more
Can spotting occur during the ovulation cycle? When using the restroom I noticed a upon wiping, a streak of blood.
Experience spotting during cycle, anything to worry about? Before ovulation can occur day 10, 11, 12, 16 after ov can occur day 17-21 ttc.
Unkown: Most women do not experience ovulation spotting, but since you seem to know what it is... did you talk with a Gyn about this? If not, you should go get checked out since you are young and this is new. If you have already discussed it, and the pattern of bleeding/ spotting has changed then give them a call and ask if you should return for a visit ...Read more
Not normal, but..: It's not normal, but it can happen on occasion. If the hormones are off, the lining of the uterus may slough a little. If it's happening every month, you need to be evaluated by your GYN. ...Read more
Uncertain: If you just had spotting, its not clear to me if this was the start of your period or not. If it was, most women ovulate about 2 weeks later. In this case around January 17. Best wishes! ...Read more
Ovulation: You can feel some slight discomfort in the lower pelvis on the side you are passing the egg and a bit of spotting. No concern. ...Read more
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Ovulation: The shift or hormones at ovulation can cause spotting. The spotting is not necessarily associated with conception but if you had unprotected sex around the time of ovulation spotting does not rule out conception. If your period is late, check a pregnancy test and repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Test: Since you had no period in Sept. I'd suggest that you start with a pregnancy test. Ovulation is what regulates periods. It doesn't sound like you are ovulating regularly. You can use ovulation predictor kits but it would be a good idea to see a doctor and look into why this is happening. Be well. ...Read more
I saw ovulation spotting four days prior to my expected ovulation date. Does this pink spotting mean I have ovulated?
Not necessarily: There are so many causes of spotting its hard to use this as a sign of ovulation. Some women do spot when they ovulate but this isn't common. If you want to know when you ovulate, use and ovulation prediction test available without prescription at most drug stores. Best wishes! ...Read more
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