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.