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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Increases before ...: Spinnbarkeit is the 'stretchy' egg-white-like quality of cervical mucus which occurs before ovulation. You can estimate this by stetching some mucus b ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
When do I ovulate?: If u have regular periods (meaning they occur at regular intervals or the # of days between periods is us. the same), then ovulation typically occurs ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: You will need a pelvic exam, uterine ( endometrial ) biopsy and probable hysteroscopy with associated blood work and evaluation- call now.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Some women have pain with ovulation - most do not. Some women will notice an increase in the amount of vaginal discharge and / or will notice that th ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Spontaneous periods: If you have spontaneous periods (meaning without medicine) then you are almost certainly ovulating; whether your ovulations are always normal is a dif ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Ovulating: Mittlschmerz is a term to describe pain experienced in mid cycle which is associated with ovulation ... Other than that there is no good way to know e ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
15 years experience General Practice
3 common signs : 1) change in cervical fluid. Ovulation usually takes place on the day a woman has the most amount of wet fluid. 2) change in basal body temperature. T ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Test: Once a period is missed you buy a pregnancy test and complete it in the privacy of your own home.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
35 years experience Family Medicine
Not pregnant: Not pregnant if having regular unprotected sex.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Guessing?: The best way to guess backward is to count 14 days back from the first day of your period. You can also purchase ovulation kits. Just follow the ins ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation test: For a woman with periods about the same time every month, the most common time for ovulation is two weeks after the start of your period (regardless o ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not pregnant...: If you do not become pregnant after 1 year of unprotected sex with a fertile partner, you are considered infertile. Most women, however, would not wai ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Menses will stop: If the menstrual periods stop, and the early signs of pregnancy start appearing, then one has conceived. Doing a urine pregnancy test 1 week after mis ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Urine pregnancy test: Over the counter urine pregnancy tests (upts) are very accurate in diagnosing early pregnancy - don't rely on symptoms. As early as the day after your ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Well: Usually people miss their period and know this way. You can also find out be blood tests earlier.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Symptoms vary: Symptoms vary person to person. Some people are nauseated, have vomiting, breast tenderness, increased urination. Take a home pregnancy test to veri ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pregnancy Test: If you have missed your period & think you may be pregnant, you can take an at home pregnancy that you can buy from almost any drug store. However, at ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: Ovulation occurs fairly predictably at 14 days prior to the next menstrual period. If your periods are irregular then an ovulation predictor kit is a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OvulationTest kits..: Do an ovulation prediction test! You can buy test kits at the pharmacy without a prescription that will tell you when you are about to ovulate. They ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Symptoms/Test: One may never know they are pregnant till delivering. I delivered one of them! however, pregnancy usually is accompanied with nausea, a feeling of t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Warrington
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Urine test: Go to the pharmacy, not the er, and buy a pregnancy test for around $8. They are very accurate.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Test: First you miss a period and then you get a home pregnancy test.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OTC test: Many times, you don't. Otc test kits can be utilized. Occasionally, women experience "ovulation pain"; the vaguely described mittleschmerz reaction.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Menses: If you are having monthly periods you are ovulating during your cycle.

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