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A 35-year-old female asked:

why do i need to deficate more during ovulation and menses?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Well, that's : A tough one. It's likely due to the overall cramping that occurs during those times and the prostaglandins involved with the uterine contraction. Could be other things but that's my guess. Do you have alternating constipation and diarrhea? It could be ibs ( irritible bowel) that gets worse with anxiety around the period. Gd luc.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

If you didn't get your menses does it mean that you ovulated the previous month?

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Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
Depends : If you did a pregnancy test and the test is negative, that actually means that you either did not ovulate or ovulated late. If you ovulate and don't get pregnant, then you should get your period about 14 days after ovulations.
Malta
A 27-year-old female asked:

Can you still ovulate while on menses?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Uncommon: Unlikely but not impossible!
A 40-year-old member asked:

Is it unusual to ovulate without having a menses?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Rare: Unless there is scar tissue in the uterus or some kind of blockage, or you have a cyst, it would be unlikely for you to ovulate and not get a period.
Canada
A 32-year-old female asked:

If menses was due july 6-8, what are the chances of ovulation occurring on july 5?

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Very rare: Ovulation usually occurs 14 days before menses.
Nigeria
A 42-year-old female asked:

Can menses start when ovulation is still on ?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Ovulation: Ovulation is a single event on one day. It is the explosion of the readied egg from the ovary. It does not occur when or near your menses bleeding.

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