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What does a positive ovulation test mean

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
False-positive?: It's possible that it may be a false-positive test, that not really ovulating. This can be seen in women with irregular menses due to polycystic ovari... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: A positive ovulation test shows you were ovulating
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
Dr. Andrea Knittelanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
No: The ovulation test looks like a pregnancy test, but they measure different things in the urine. The ovulation test measures the hormonal increase (lh ... Read More
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: It probably means you ovulated. Opk is a very poor test for pregnancy; it is less sensitive and more $$ than a home pregnancy test.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
Fertility Medicine 45 years experience
Generally. : Ovulation detection kits are generally accurate and if they show a surge then generally you will ovulate, or release an egg, approximately 26-40 hours... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. D Elan Simckes
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Elevated luteinizing hormone.: There are several possible answers to your question. First you had your ovulation wrong and in fact you going to ovulate five days late. Second, you ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Depends: Luteinizing hormone (LH) is what is detected when you use the ovulation kit. When the test is positive it means there's an elevation of LH hence 12-... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: On may 3, the positive ovulation test indicating your lh surge, the true ovulation will happen 24 hours later. So intercourse today is still fine to c... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Menstrual cycle: If you normally have 28 or 29 day cycles, and this pattern continues - then yes.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Morgan
Fertility Medicine 35 years experience
Clomid (clomiphene) / late period: When women take clomid, (clomiphene) sometimes their ovary makes extra PROGESTERONE AND ITS TAKES LONGER FOR THE PROGESTERONE LEVELS TO DECLINE WHICH ... Read More

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