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Does spotting sometimes occur during fertilization? Not implantation, but fertilization. Also, are bananas ok to eat during the tww?

Does spotting sometimes occur during fertilization? Not implantation, but fertilization. Also, are bananas ok to eat during the tww?

Anytime: Spotting can occur at any time in a cycle, there is nothing about fertilization that causes spotting. They are not related. You can eat bananas anytime you like, they are good for you. Best wishes. ...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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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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Is a 7-day spotting during ovulation time normal?

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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Is spotting normal during ovalation and is it normal?

Is spotting normal during ovalation and is it normal?

Yes: Some women regularly spot during ovulation, some never. If the spotting comes throughout the cycle, consult a gyn or fp specialist. ...Read more

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Is spotting normal during ovalation and why does it happen?

Is spotting normal during ovalation and why does it happen?

Yes: It happens because the estrogen level drops a bit at the time of ovulation — that causes the spotting from the lining of the uterus. It is very common. ...Read more

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How long can spotting last during perimenopause and is it normal? I have had 3 colposcapies in the last 10 years and they have all been normal.

How long can spotting last during perimenopause and is it normal? I have had 3 colposcapies in the last 10 years and they have all been normal.

Spotting @ 55: Perimenopause can cause lightened or absent periods with spotting. However, endometrial cancer also presents in the same way. Colposcopies are not the prime way to assess the endometrium as it looks at the endocervical canal and cervix itself and not the endometrium. An endometrial biopsy will tell you and your MD much more about why you are spotting if this is worrisome. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about frequent spotting during the month?

Should I be concerned about frequent spotting during the month?

Yes, somewhat: Most healthy, normal women don't have spotting during the month. They bleed during their periods, and don't bleed in between periods. Frequent spotting should be evaluated by an ob-gyn doctor. It may be due to menstrual irregularities, but other conditions such as infections and cancers can also cause bleeding as a symptom. ...Read more

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For a human how and where does fertilization occur and what happens during it?

For a human how and where does fertilization occur and what happens during it?

"Creative" answer: The salmon(sperm) are deposited in the vagina and "jump the waterfall" through the cervix and uterus to "spawn" in the Fallopian tubes and meet the egg. The female egg, just like a woman, decides which "guy" to let inside the clear space around the egg(zona pellucida) and thus, Viola! Mix with her genetic material(chromosomes). Each party in the "connection carries 23 chromosomes to make a baby. ...Read more

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Is spotting blood normal during ovalation and why does it happen?

Is spotting blood normal during ovalation and why does it happen?

Yes: The transient drop in estrogen levels that occurs at the time of ovulation can precipitate a small amount of spotting or bleeding — the bleeding stops quickly as the estrogen level increases again after ovulation. ...Read more

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I've had some normal spotting during ovulation. But now I have some small clotting as well. Is this normal during ovulation?

I've had some normal spotting during ovulation. But now I have some small clotting as well. Is this normal during ovulation?

Get checked : Bleeding heavy enough to cause clotting is not normal midcycle. It may be that you don't have anything serious going on, but you really should be evaluated to know for certain. The older you are, the more worrisome midcylcle bleeding is. If you are over 40, you should be evaluated even if it's really only spotting. ...Read more

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For the past week I have been spotting when I wake up in the morning but not bleeding at all during any other point in the day. What's going on?

Spotting: Would check HCG, could be pooling overnight so in the AM there is enough to spot whereas during the day the amounts are so miniscule, it is not visible. Could be infection, and since you are 21 you should have your first PAP if you have not had one yet. F/u w/doc/urgent care http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003911.htm ...Read more

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For the past week I have been spotting when I wake up in the morning but not bleeding at all during any other point in the day. What could be wrong?

For the past week I have been spotting when I wake up in the morning but not bleeding at all during any other point in the day. What could be wrong?

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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What does it mean when you're spotting during your period?

What does it mean when you're spotting during your period?

Light period: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I am spotting during the first trimester?

What does it mean if I am spotting during the first trimester?

What did your OB say: Any problems like this need to be directed to your OB and if u have not gone for care I would do that asap, spotting can be from the cervix, or form inside the uterus u could be trying to miscarriage or u could have a small blood clot behind the placenta called a retroplacental hematoma that usually resolves, if u are spotting then no intercourse and see your OB for an exam and ultraosund. ...Read more

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Having intercourse during spotting is it harmful to my husband?

Having intercourse during spotting is it harmful to my husband?

Harmless: As long as you don't have any blood borne infectious diseases, there is no harm. ...Read more

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Abnorm. Heacy flo 4 3 days. Then abrupt stop. Bleesing only during sex. Then random light pink spotting & nausea?!

Abnorm. Heacy flo 4 3 days. Then abrupt stop. Bleesing only during sex. Then random light pink spotting & nausea?!

Need to examine: Any abnormal vaginal bleeding requires a physical examination, that can only be done in person. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and proper treatment.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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I started spotting for over 2weeks now during the time when I should be ovulating. What do you think is the reason?

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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Could anavar affect the fetus if I've taken 5 mg during ovulation/fertilization time but discontinued it couple days after?

Could anavar affect the fetus if I've taken 5 mg during ovulation/fertilization time but discontinued it couple days after?

Steroids: Please clarify the reason you are taking this medication with the doctor who has prescribed this medication for you. This is a potent male steroid so it is not typically given to women. Taking male hormones may interfere with ovulation. ...Read more

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During intercourse, I start spotting. It's not until 5 or 10 minutes later the spotting stops. Is this something to be consern about?

During intercourse, I start spotting. It's not until 5 or 10 minutes later the spotting stops. Is this something to be consern about?

Not always: Spotting after intercourse can be from inflammation on your cervix from the friction of the act of intercourse or cervix infection. If you have not had a pap smear or pelvic exam since the problem began you should make an appointment to rule out any treatable causes of spotting. ...Read more