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Spotting And Fertility
Clear blue fertility monitor confirmed LH surge D13 and D14. I have since had fairly heavy spotting on D15-18. What could this indicate?
Could be normal.: The menstrual lining develops and is supported by the hormones released from the ovary (estrogen and progesterone) If the hormone levels drop, then the lining loses some of that support and may start to break down. This happened every month when the progesterone and estrogen fall at month end when there is no pregnancy. It sometimes happens with a drop in estrogen after ovulation mid cycle. ...Read more
On june 30th, 2012 i had my first and only depo-provera shot. On december 26th i had brown spotting for a week. Is this fertility returning?
My cycle has shortened and I have started spotting and bleeding heavily for just one day, is this a sign of dwindling fertility?
Is Metformin also used for fertility and how would this affect a postmenopausal woman? I'm a new diabetic and after taking metformin I'm spotting.
I stopped taking the pill 3 months ago. All of my periods I have had some spotting prior to my actual period(2-4 days). Would this affect fertility?
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
I used a period tracker to tell me my ovulation and fertility date was spotting on Aug16-17th and 27th till now ovulation was Aug13th what's going on ?
Ovulation: Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. STDs, other infections, polyps, fibroids, hormonal fluctuations and other causes can cause mid cycle spotting. ...Read more