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Is it normal to spot during Ovulation?

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Well my periods use to be very regular but since i had a baby a year ago they got very irregular. I was put on provera to regulate my periods, so we could try to conceive again and now i should be ovulating, but i started spotting yesterday, very light and a dark brown color and i was wondering if it was normal to spot during ovulation maybe due to the provera?


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replied March 13th, 2007
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Spotting during ovulation is normal if the spotting lasts for a short amount of time and the blood drains in small amounts. Spotting can be due to the sudden drop of estrogen levels during ovulation. Irregular periods are usually due to the lack of ovulation. Without ovulation, conception is impossible. Oral contraceptives (provera) are used to regulate periods but oral contraceptives can’t stimulate ovulation directly. It is believed that after a woman stops taking the pills, ovulation and the regular cycles/menstrual periods will re-establish itself spontaneously.

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