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If an egg is fertilized would discharge still appear thatoccurs during ovulation? if not, is an early sign of pregnant absence ovulation discharge?

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Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not really: Since the egg must be released in order to become pregnant, there would be ovulation. A woman would typically ovulate in the routine fashion about two weeks before her period was due and get pregnant by sperm deposited about that time or a couple of days prior to ovulation. She would then miss her period two weeks after that ovulation. She would of course miss her subsequent ovulations.

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