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A 20-year-old female asked:

Can you ovulate and not have a period after it. ovulated 5 weeks ago ino coz i had spotting i am now 3 weeks late period neg blood and urine pregtest

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
Occasionally: Usually if you ovulate and don't conceive then menstruation probably occurs within 14 - 16 days after ovulation. If a cyst forms after ovulation called a corpus lutein cyst and stays around for a longer period of time than usual then menstruation can be delayed for a few days up to a week or so. The other possibility is that ovulation truly didn't occur.

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