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Is several days of spotting after ovulation okay?

Is several days of spotting after ovulation okay?

Spotting & ovulation: Spotting normal lasts for several days after implantation. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Spotting two days after ovulation?

Spotting two days after ovulation?

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

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I started spotting 3 days after ovulation. This has never happened to me before. What is the likely cause?

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

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There is brown spotting 9 days after ovulation only after sex. What is the problem?

There is brown spotting 9 days after ovulation only after sex. What is the problem?

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

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I started having midcycle spotting for more than a week and it started 7 days after ovulation. We are actively ttc. Is this normal?

I started having midcycle spotting for more than a week and it started 7 days after ovulation. We are actively ttc. Is this normal?

Not sure: If you are trying to conceive, and are having spotting leading up to your next period, this might be the earliest sign of implantation bleeding. Check a pregnancy test two week after you think you ovulated. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Unspecific sign: Spotting is an unspecific sign meaning it can occur from a variety of causes.
If the progesterone worked, a home urine pregnancy test should be positive by now. ...Read more

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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

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

No, it: Does not indicate ovulation. An ovulation predictor kit does, though. If spotting indicated ovulation, it would be easier to tell people when they are ovulating. Under status it says "doesn't know" under pregnancy. You may wanna check a pregnancy test. Gd luck. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What doea ovulation spotting mean?

What doea ovulation spotting mean?

Spotting: Spotting is a small amount of vaginal bleeding that can occur which is unrelated to ovulatory cycles. ...Read more

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How long does ovulation spotting last?

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

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What does spotting during ovulation mean?

What does spotting during ovulation mean?

Normal: Spotting at ovulation occurs when a small amount of bleeding occurs at release of the ovum and travels into the uterus and out.....Its normal but don't RELY on it for Birth Control!!

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Will I see pink spotting after I ovulate?

Will I see pink spotting after I ovulate?

Possible: Many women do have spotting around the time of ovulation. That is quite common and very normal. It is due to the transient drop in estrogen levels that occurs just before ovulation. ...Read more

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Is a 7-day spotting during ovulation time normal?

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

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Can you get ovulation spotting? And how long does it last?

Yes!: Sometimes when a follicle opens up and releases an egg, a little blood follows. You may experience a little spotting at this time. It is not that unusual to have spotting with ovulation on occasion. ...Read more

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What to do if I have spotting in jauary 3, 2014 when is my ovulation?

What to do if I have spotting in jauary 3, 2014 when is my ovulation?

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

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What's the maximum number of days that ovulation spotting should last?

What's the maximum number of days that ovulation spotting should last?

Ovulation spotting: If it occurs, spotting usually lasts only 1-2 days. If you're bleeding longer, it might indicate a problem other than just ovulation spotting. I'd see your doctor. ...Read more

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I think I got ovulating spotting, what are the symptoms of it besides the spotting?

I think I got ovulating spotting, what are the symptoms of it besides the spotting?

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

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5 days of spotting starting 2 days ovulation then stopped. What could have caused this?

5 days of spotting starting 2 days ovulation then stopped. What could have caused this?

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

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Sex 2 days ago and today is last day of ovulation but slight spotting. What does this mean?

Sex 2 days ago and today is last day of ovulation but slight spotting. What does this mean?

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

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If I had alot of spotting in august but nothing in september how can I tell when I am ovulating?

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

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I saw ovulation spotting four days prior to my expected ovulation date. Does this pink spotting mean I have ovulated?

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

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more