What is mid-cycle bleeding?

See below. This is bleeding between expected periods. For example if you have your period on october first and wouldn't expect it again until october 29th but find yourself with some menstrual bleeding on the 14th, this is mid cycle bleeding. There are many causes including benign spotting from a new birth control pill or more.
Mettleschmertz. This can sometimes occur in mid cycle as a result of ovulation. It is called mettleschmertz...Or "middle pain". It should be very, very limited bleeding and pain you do well to note this and keep track of this. I would advise your family doc of this if this gets worse or changes, you need to see your ob/gyn physician. And, as always, regular check-ups are advised..

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What could cause heavy bleeding mid cycle when I am on the pill?

Mid cycle bleeding. Depending on what type of pill used, mid-cycle bleeding can be caused by hormonal changes on the uterine lining. Monophasic pills, or the pills which do not change strength (or color in package) are more associated with a less stable lining than the multi-phasic pills available. Read more...

For the last two months, I've had mid cycle bleeding. This month, on 2/10, I started bleeding lightly. AF was due on 2/17, and I am still bleeding?

Mid-cycle spotting. Spotting during mid-cycle in not uncommon due to a fall in hormone levels. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...

Can you have polyps at age 27? I get heavy mid cycle bleeding and think that might be why.

Possible. Polyps are possible at your age. Bleeding can occur after intercourse or due to infection. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Read more...
Too many other. Medical explanations that have to be checked for. Abnormal menstrual bleeding is common and multifactoral, and the evaluation consists of a pelvic exam, tests of blood, sexually transmitted infection tests and uterine imaging. So to answer your question yes, it's possible but not the most likely thing. You need to make an appointment to see GYN. Then you will get some answers. Read more...

If you have heavy mid cycle bleeding can you still get pregnant?

Yes, but. You're probably not ovulating, and if you don't produce an egg, there can be no fertilization. See your gyn to get to the bottom of this. Read more...