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Do you need ovaries to conceive

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe: As long as the ovary is producing healthy eggs, a pregnancy is possible. It would help if the other supportive structures like a fallopian tube & uter... Read More
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes as long as: The ovary is normal and is still functioning so see your gyn so u can get an ultrasound to make sure it is looks normal and an fsh and lh level on day... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 40 years experience
Can try: if you ovulate on the side of the tube, pregnancy is more likely, although pregnancy can happen even if you ovulate on the other side
A member asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: The other ovary is still functional. Be well.
A female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Depends: Chances of getting pregnant also depend on male factor and semen analysis. Male factor can contribute to 40% cause for pregnancy failure. More info is... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: Yes.As long as your other ovary is funtioning well and still producing eggs you should be able to conceive.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Completely restored: Removing a cyst from an ovary may temporarily disturb the function of that ovary. In the longer run (weeks/months) the function of that ovary is usual... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Generally no: The other ovary simply produces the lucky egg every month. Wishing you the best of luck, whatever your wishes are.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fertility MD needed: You need to go see a GYN MD who can address the PCOS, ovulation infrequency, diabetes proclivity, and infertility.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Whitted
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Should be ok: As long as you are having regular periods you should be ovulating regularly and your fertility chances shouldnt be different with one ovary or two.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Depends: Give your hormones a chance to recover. I tell my patients to wait 2 good cycles to then start trying to get pregnant. Also you are more likely to h... Read More

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