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does ovulation mean fertility

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Not a whole lot diff: The difference is really insignificant. This means your ovulation may be coming a day or two later than before.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe : Anyone having sex without condoms for birth control can get pregnant. Relying on cervical mucus changes is going to be highly inaccurate. If you don't ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Double ovulation?: Double your "pleasure" by the LH suggesting two ovulations in that given month with double peaks. Keep in mind a LH surge does NOT confirm an ovulatio ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
LH Surge: I bet you are ovulating the next day and each cycle can be a bit different. Hope this helps!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brendan Rice
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Definitions: Ovulation is when an egg is released by the ovaries, which usually happens in women each month. Fertilization is when that released egg meets sperm fr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
17 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Ovulation timing: The optimal time for conception (fertility) is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Just the opposite: Ovulation means a woman is not pregnant. Pregnant women do not ovulate. Of course, pregnant women got pregnant (if a natural pregnancy) by ovulating ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
23 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Cervical mucous: After ovulation, the ovaries make progesterone which causes the cervical mucous to become thin and slippery -- which can also lead to a noticeable dis ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
AFTER 14 DAYS: Ovulation is expected in 12-17 days after onset of menses. If its happening then its called late ovulation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Pituitary signal: It works by causing the pituitary gland to produce higher amount of the hormones fsh and lh which are needed to control ovulation.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Normal: Spotting at ovulation occurs when a small amount of bleeding occurs at release of the ovum and travels into the uterus and out.....Its normal but don' ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Enlarged ovaries: Enlarged ovaries when taking fertility drugs means that your ovaries are responding to the stimulatory drugs. With careful monitoring your risk of hyp ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
17 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Fertile: Fertile means you have the ability to achieve a pregnancy. Ovulating is the term used when the woman's ovary releases an egg each month.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
Severe endometriosis: "Kissing ovaries" means the ovaries are seen as adjacent to each other and is evidence of severe endometriosis. Endometriosis is the cause of infertil ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Trying To Conceive: People use TTC to say they are trying to get pregnant and have a baby. (TTC stands for Trying To Conceive)
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
33 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No: Your chances are highest at that time in your cycle, but many couples can attest to the fact that pregnancy is not guaranteed. Many other factors, bo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No: After ovulation, the mucus goes from thin and watery to thick and scant. This is entirely normal.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: yes
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Not always accurate: Odks are a convenient way to help time ovulation and the timing of intercourse, they are not always accurate. They can occasionally be positive but ot ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience in Urology
Can't get pregnant: Infertility is defined as the inability for a couple to achieve pregnancy through unprotected intercourse after 6 months of trying.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
>5 births per woman: Low, medium, and high fertility describes the average number of births to a woman in her lifetime (usually by country, race, or ethnicity). Some peop ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. In some women, this causes a lot of pain but others have no or minor cramping. If it happens a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Durso
37 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Estrogen stimulation: Cervical mucus is stimulated by the hormone estrogen. If you are taking an estrogen supplement it will stimulate it. Birth control pills have estrog ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It should: not.

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