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how long after positive ovulation test do you ovulate

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ovulation : Ovulation is the expression of the readied egg from the ovary. It is a moment. Many people think of it as a one 24 hour process....
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
Usually 24 hrs: usually within 24 to 48 hours some test predict it within 24 hours so it is important to have sex during this time
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
24 hours: You generally ovulate within 24 hours of positive ovulation predictor kit. So recommend intercourse starting day of positive opk.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
17 years experience Fertility Medicine
7: Depending on the test. Can be positive within a week. Ideal is to do the test two weeks after you ovulate.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
1-2 days later: There is some variation. but normally ovulation occurs 24 to 26 hours after a positive ovulation kit surge.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Variable: Generally about midway through your menstrual cycle but can theoretically occur at any time.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Early: If you have regular cycles a home test will be accurate even a day or two before your missed period.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Usually day 14: Usually day 14.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Preg test: Yes. If you are inseminated and pregnant.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A test will be +: 3-5 days before your period usually.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Two weeks / 14 days: 14 days after ovulating is a good time to do a pregnancy test. Sensitive tests may go positive a few days before this. If you're not sure of the resul ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You would miss: Your new period (whenever it is due).
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
After missed period: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 week: Blood tests can be accurate after one week-urine tests take longer.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
7-14 days: 7-14 days if you conceive
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test?: If you mean a pregnancy test, you should test 2 weeks after intercourse and repeat the test in 3-5 days if it is negative. If you mean an ovulation pr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Ovulation period: After a confirmed ovulation, your best chances for getting pregnant is anytime (or multiple times) within the next 72 hours (ie, 3 days).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Next pregnancy: I recommend waiting 18 months before attempting pregnancy after a ceserean. This will allow time for the uterus to heal.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends: Ovulation typically takes place 14 days prior to the menstrual cycle. Therefore, in a 28 day cycle, ovulation usually happens at approximately day 14. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: With a 29 day cycle - you ovulate 15 days after you start your period.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
A day or so: An ovulation predictor kit shows a threshold level of lh, the hormone that produces ovulation. It will turn negative when the level drops below a cert ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: There are times when an ovulation predictor test will not show the lh surge when there is truly one present. This totally depends on the brand of the ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good question: There is some variability in9 the accuracy of the available otc ovulation prediction kits. If it's working, then the ovulation should occur for the o ... Read More

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