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A 31-year-old female asked:

Can you still ovulate but have low progesterone levels?

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Dr. Laura Martin
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: low progesterone levels can affect all phases of cycle, but in fertility can affect the ability to ovulate, but not always prevent it, change your body natural response to maintaining egg and implantation, and change the cervix and cervical mucous that would allow sperm to pass through to ferilize an egg.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What can I do about low progesterone levels?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Add progesterone: Progesterone levels can be increased 3 ways. Clomid stimulates he ovary to produce a larger follicle, which in turn produces more progesterone. Oral Progesterone in the form of Prometrium (micronized progesterone) taken by mouth will increase serum progesterone. Vaginal Progesterone suppositories will also increase serum progesterone. All three methods have there own set of risks and benefits.
Last updated Aug 20, 2014


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