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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
March 7th+: If your period was February 20th then ovulation with be March 7th or 8th with fertility days up to 4 days thereafter.

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Depends: On your cycle - if you have standard 28-day cycle with ovulation on cd 14 you would not be fertile on cd 9. If you ovulate early, you could be very f ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Unlikely: It would be highly unusual for someone without cycles to ovulate and get pregnant, though it does happen occasionally.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depending on where you are at in your cycle, your doctor can prescribe you 5-10 days worth of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and then when you stop the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristie Deblasio
11 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Unless you are on a triple iV antibiotic for a very serious infection then ovulation is not affected.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds normal: A normal menstrual period can happen plus or minus a few days of when you expect it. That doesn't mean anything is wrong. Cramping and brown-lookin ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Marraige or age?: Could be due to stress and recent changes, or could be early peri menopausal changes.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 menstrua ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See you MD: There are many different reasons for a change in menstrual cycle including ovulation. Your md will ask about your history. Age , medical condit ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
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 exp ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lora Shahine
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Middle of the cycle: The day of ovulation differs, but in general ovulation occurs in the middle of the menstrual cycle. For example, if someone has a 28 day cycle (cycl ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No: Periods so close together indicate a hormone imbalance. If she is weak as well she may be iron deficient and may need vitamin d. With healthy food, 7 ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Hormonal changes: or fluctuations of female hormones, stress, tension, anxiety, nutritional factors,and possible thyroid issues can also be causes. Consiltyour GYN.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maybe: An irregular period can be a sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if you are concerned.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Usually conception is mid cycle, not just prior to an expected period, provided cycles are fairly regular.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The period will consistently come about two weeks after ovulation, so if ovulation is late the period will be late.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irreg period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Implantation: is when the embryo attaches to the uterine wall.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not unless pregnant: Sex will not usually change your cycles unless associated with significant weight loss, stress, or pregnancy. Get a test to ensure that you are not pr ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: One change in dates alters the whole cycle for that month and subsequent months.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenan Omurtag
14 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm...: Are you sure you ovulated? What test did you use? Menses should occur 14 days after ovulation....Might need a withdrawal bleed.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Sex: Sex does not delay the menstrual cycle, except for possible pregnancy, which does delay the menstrual cycle.
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