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Female fertility and menstrual related issues.

Patient: What could cause bleeding on the 17th day of my 24 days cycle?

 

 

Symptoms: The mid cycle bleeding was preceded by lower back pain, mild abdominal discomfort and tender painful breasts.

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.What you are having could be mittelschmerz reaction. This is a reaction which occurs dur ing ovulation. The ovulation causes bleeding and small amount of blood coming from the vagina.If the bleeding does not stop after a while, you should see a Doctor. Hope this helps you.All the best.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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