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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Overview)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be fertilized by the sperm.


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Use ovulation kit on projected ovulation day?

Use ovulation kit on projected ovulation day?

Yes: Best to get the kind where you use it every day so that you do not miss ovulation. If you are 48 and trying to conceive, do not wait too long before you see a fertility specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
1,829 doctors shared insights

Ovulation (Overview)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be fertilized by the sperm.


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Can Clomid (clomiphene) delay ovulation?

Can Clomid (clomiphene) delay ovulation?

It's just the: Opposite. Clomid (clomiphene) will enhance ovulation by stimulating the brain to produce fertility hormone (gnrh) subsequently inducing the production of ovarian hormones fsh & lh. It's the latter causing ovulation. And the rest is history. God bless you! http://www.Ovulation-calculator.Com/clomid.Htm. ...Read more

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Confused about late ovulation & conception timing?

Confused about late ovulation & conception timing?

Timing: The best time to try is around the time of ovulation, or best shortly before. For most this is around mid-cycle, women with irregular cycles are harder to pinpoint. Counting cycle days, following temperatures, home opk are often helpful. Do you think you have a clear idea around when you ovulate? Is that based on opk, counting days, or another method? ...Read more

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Missed period after 2nd cycle of clomid (clomiphene)?

Missed period after 2nd cycle of clomid (clomiphene)?

Few things...: Either there is a pregnancy or you didn't ovulate. Test for pregnancy. If negative, repeat in a few days. If still negative, the dose of Clomid (clomiphene) may need to be increased. Talk to the prescribing doctor about whether this is good advice for your specific situation. ...Read more

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Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration. ...Read more

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Reason: +lh surge, sex during ovulation "window", missed period 16 days? Period day 16. Why the delay in menstruation if LH surge detected mid cycle?

Several posibilities: You may have had an early spontaneous abortion, may be pregnant and still menstruating because more than one ovum implanted unfertilized, or other explanations possible. You can get a urine test strip for pregnancy from your friendly pharmacist. Good luck. If this regulates itself, no problem. If recurs, see an ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more

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Pregnancy possible 7 days before ovulation?

Pregnancy possible 7 days before ovulation?

No: You can't conceive before ovulation, and you can't ovulate if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Menstraul cycle delays?

Menstraul cycle delays?

Periods: There is always the possibility of variation in your menstral cycle. A normal cycle can be anywhere from 21-35 days. ...Read more

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Can an ovulation kit help track ovulation and fertile days for an irregular periods?

Can an ovulation kit help track ovulation and fertile days for an irregular periods?

Yes...: But it is a little more difficult and expensive to track, since you need to use more tests and track it on a longer period of time. ...Read more

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Mentrual cycle 23 days, when would I ovulate?

Mentrual cycle 23 days, when would I ovulate?

Probably day 9 to 11: If you are a healthy woman and you menstruate regularly every 23 days, you are likely to ovulate about 12 to 14 days before the onset of your menstrual bleeding, which would correspond to about day 9 to 11 of your cycles. Keeping a record of your basal body temperature over 2 to 3 cycles or asking your Gyn for an ovulation kit may be better ways to tell "when you ovulate". ...Read more

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Can one ovulate few days before ovulation?

Can one ovulate few days before ovulation?

Catch 22: Obviously if you ovulate before ovulation is expected, then that constitutes ovulation. The short answer is yes, as multiple ovulations can occur in one menstrual cycle. That's how fraternal twins are made when fertilized by two separate sperm. ...Read more