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What occurs during ovulation?

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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
The egg is released: At ovulation the mature follicle in the ovary releases its egg. Ovulation is triggered by a surge of hormones from the pituitary gland, luteinizing hormone (lh).
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
An egg is released: There is a chemical released from the brain LH which triggers the release of a mature egg from the ovary about 24 hours later. Over the counter ovulation predictor kit measure the LH which predicts the window of fertility. The area of release on the ovary then begins to may Progesterone in order to thicken the lining of the uterus. The area on the ovary.

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Tallahassee, FL
A 19-year-old female asked:

When does ovulation occur ?

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Dr. Brian Lee
18 years experience
End menstral cycle: The last day of bleeding symbolizes your ovulation time. This is why we use that day to estimate your date of conception.
A 18-year-old female asked:

Approximately when does ovulation occur?

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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Day 14: On average with a 28 days cycle, ovulation occurs on day # 14 from the first day of your cycle. In a female with shorter or longer periods than 28 days, ovulation can occur earlier or later. A good way to find out is to use an ovulation kit sold in the health stores. During ovulation your body temperature is 1-2 degrees higher. This is one way of knowing if ovulation is happening.
Jacksonville, FL
A female asked:

When you know Ovulation occur?

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Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Timing or kits: If you have regular menstrual cycles, ovulation occurs 14 days before your menstrual cycle starts. For people with 28 days cycles, the most common, ovulation is around day 14. If you have a shorter cycle (length between first day of bleeding to the first day of the next cycle). You can also use ovulation predictor kits (also called LH kits) to tell you exactly when you ovulate.
A 16-year-old female asked:

When does ovulation occur? Before during or after period?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
In between the start: Ovulation happens around the middle of one's cycle, about halfway between the first day of the previous cycle and the first day of the next cycle. More accurately, it is about 14 days before the first day of the next, upcoming cycle. (it is not during a period.).
South Africa
A 27-year-old female asked:

What is an ovulation?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Ovulation: Ovulation is the cornerstone and reason for menstrual cycles. Ovulation is the process of preparing an egg by the ovary for impregnation and pregnancy. It is also the event of the egg being pushed out of the ovary to meet sperm to cause pregnancy. Ovulation usually happens just shy of halfway through the menstrual cycle.

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