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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ovulation timing: The optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to wh ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Testing: Your uterus isn't what controls your menstrual cycles. Your brain and ovarian function are what control how your menstrual cycles are regulated. A " ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Probably not: The prescribed course for Clomid (clomiphene) is 5 days. If you don't respond (ovulate) to it there are studies that show you can increase the dose a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ovulation timing: The optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to wh ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
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18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ovulation timing: The optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to wh ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Testing: There can be a number of reasons for having irregular periods. Certain blood tests can rule out an endocrine problem. If these are normal, you would ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Most likely fine: Spotting during pregnancy can be very normal. If you have had that many normal ultrasounds early in pregnancy, most likely things will continue to be ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Rare: Occasionally women who've had their tubes tied have worsening menstrual pain, although this is fairly rare. A tubal ligation should not increase your ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Doubtful: It depends on body location of the x-rays and how much exposure you had but it is unlikely you had enough to affect your fertility. Seeing a speciali ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: There are no over the counter ovulation induction medications like clomid (clomiphene). The chance of multiples on Clomid (clomiphene) is about 7-10% ... Read More
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