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what occurs during ovulation?

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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine 38 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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A 18-year-old female asked:

Approximately when does ovulation occur?

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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 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.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Does ovulation occur every month?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Generally yes: Most women will ovulate every month, but women with irregular cycles are probably not ovulating regularly. If a women has a period every month, then she does ovulate every month.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Does ovulation occur without cm?

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Dr. Collin Smikle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Ovulation: You may see symptoms that confirm ovulation such as change in cervical mucus, some abdominal discomfort, breast tenderness, or pain. If you had surgery on your cervix, took Clomid (clomiphene) or some other medications, it can affect the amount and quality of cervical mucus.
Tallahassee, FL
A 19-year-old female asked:

When does ovulation occur ?

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Dr. Brian Lee
Internal Medicine 17 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.
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.

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