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what is ovulating and when does it happen

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
26 years experience Fertility Medicine
You release an egg: Ovulation happens when a follicle in one ovary releases an egg (occasionally more than one follicle on your own, more often with fertility drugs). The ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Smith
35 years experience Fertility Medicine
No periods: You do not ovulate if you are pregnant --also if you do not ovulate your periods will become irregular if you are not pregnant.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
I would say that: if you are having 60 day cycles that they are anovulatory, that there is no ovulation occurring.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That would be: unusual. If a woman ovulates it usually occurs 14 days prior to her period. So if she had a 30 day cycle - it might be at day #16. If she had a 24 day ... Read More
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Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely no: I agree with my colleagues who have addressed this question. It's likely that ovulation typically occurs days #9-14 in a typical cycle. If you are h ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
You ovulate: it happens in the middle of cycle and later part of Menstrual cycle there is chance of becoming Pregnant. At your age please study hard and do not eng ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Usually: The body doesn't follow rules... usually you will have ovulation and release of one egg one time in a cycle; however, this is not always the case. It ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: Its the process of releasing an egg (or two) from the ovary. After ovulation, the space where the egg came from forms a cyst, called the corpus luteal ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Some woman do not ovulate regularly. And sometimes women ovulate but home tests do not show it. When women have regular periods about 25-30 days apart ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
MIttelschmerz: There is a pain when the ovary releases the readied egg that many women train themselves to feel. This is a process called Mittelschmerz. I am sure yo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
20 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ovulation: The testing is pretty sensitive. You need to have a surge of ovulation hormones at midcycle which includes FSF, LH, estrogen and progesterone. The tes ... Read More
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