Spotting after ovulating

Patient

Q: I was concerned about having some spotting a few days after ovulating. I had had intercourse a couple of days before ovulation. I am not on the pill or any other birth control method but do always use condoms and count my days. I am sure I could not have gotten pregnant because I always check the condom for possible holes and see to it the condom stays in place. and take very good precautions. What are some possibilities for this spotting. In more dtail the spotting began as a little bit of blood after urinating, then formed to brown dryish, thick, and sticky for the next 5 days or so.

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