Mid cycle spotting. Help!

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  1. brumbar

    brumbar Working on IT

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    Hi Ladies

    Any idea what could cause mid cycle spotting? I had this weird spotting ( 2 consecutive months) starting 6dpo until 8dpo only visible when i wipe and only once or twice a day? The only thing I've been doing differently is taking preconception vitamins! Got checked for STDs all OK! Any ideas?
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  2. Mahogany

    Mahogany Well-Known Member

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    Mid-cycle spotting can be many different things. I have it normally...which is a indicator that I was not ovulating or ovulation problems, as it seemed that my progestrone was weak which caused the leaky spotting. When I did clomid I had no spotting at all, so I guess my progestrone was good and strong.

    Do you temp and chart?? SPotting can mean ovulation, it can mean annovulation. I would talk to your doctor to get some cd 21 blood work done during a cycle you are using those vitamins. Make sure your progestrone is high.
     
  3. reallyready

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    brumbar can you post your chart? what day was it that you had some spotting? xxx :flower:
     
  4. VOverseas

    VOverseas Well-Known Member

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    I had this problem- spotting from 9DPO until AF for 6 DAYS! Very frustrated! I had 4 days of spotting last month.

    The only thing that changed was taking vit B (which is supposed to help) and prenantal. I am changing prenatals and giving up on vit B. I was charting for 6 previous cycles and this never happened!

    Can anyone shed some light?
     
  5. brumbar

    brumbar Working on IT

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    Thanks Mahagony.

    The docs wouldn't even bother with clomid as they are certain that I ovulate regularly so they put me on straight on the IVF waiting list unexplained infertility . I had 2 tests done on CD 21 - all OK and 2 ultrasounds on day 13/14 confirmed ovulation. CM changes also indicate ovulation. I'm not charting , but I should start perhaps...... The spotting happened just twice (last 2 months) and it's just a drop a day (max two) for 2- 3 days starting 6dpo on both occasions then nothing for 4-5 days and then a normal period- no spotting b4 the period. I was thinking of trying progesterone cream this month- I have an appointment with the doc on the 7th (next Monday and coincidentally ovulation day) so I'll ask again.
     
  6. brumbar

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    same with me...the only thing that I've changed was starting the pregnacare conception vitamins..... I was taking them for 2 months and both months I had the spotting....No idea what is going on....
     
  7. brumbar

    brumbar Working on IT

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    I don't chart Reallyready...although I should start perhaps....I thought there's no point as the docs confirmed that I ovulate on day 13/14 .....the spotting was 6dpo- 8dpo...just a drop or two a day (pink/brown tinted CM and just 1 time a drop of red) for 2-3 days....no idea what is going on as this is supposed to be implantation time and the stupid spotting looks like what others describe as implantation bleeding.....
     
  8. chocolatecat

    chocolatecat 2nd Tri, IVF rainbow baby

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    I spot most months, sometimes from ovulation onwards (like this month grrr) and sometimes just for a day or two before (normally it's about 5 days). Until this month I've been pretty certain I've Ov every month - I didn't chart this month, so can't be sure, but my temp is around it's normal post Ov temp, so I probably did.

    I got CD21 bloods done a few months back and they were fine.

    I'm hoping to persuade my Dr to let me try clomid to get rid of the spotting. It's pretty heavy (every time I wipe and quite dark) but my temp stays up until AF kicks in properly.
    I've tried B vits, but they made things worse I think - (LP went from 10 to 9 days).

    Hope to hear more stories of getting PG with spotting!! I'm on cycle 13 spotting for last 6 days and waiting for the inevitable AF.
     
  9. VOverseas

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    Chocolate Cat- if you check out the BFP Announcements- Jessa just announced a BFP and she is a consistent spotter!

    It can happen! I spot like you, but hopefully it doesn't indicate anything else.
     
  10. brumbar

    brumbar Working on IT

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    That's great news for Jessa!!!!!
    And I just came back from the Specialist- she thinks that it is hormonal....and if all my other tests are OK ( i.e STDs and smear )than I shouldn't worry about it- easy to say...:)
     

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