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A 28-year-old member asked:

If i have a period does that mean im releasing eggs?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Maybe: A lot of things have to go just right for ovulation to occur. If most of them go right, a woman will still have a period, but not ovulate. If a woman's periods are irregular, there is a higher chance that no ovulation occurred, and no egg was released.
Dr. Nancy Durso
Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Most of time yes: Most of the time a period follows 14 days after ovulation. Sometimes it can just be random bleeding or that some hormone changes occur but not a quality ovulation. You can take your temperature each morning before you get up. If your temperature is above 98 for 10 days before your period then you have probably ovulated.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

If I have period that mean I have egg?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Generally - yes: But it doesn't mean that you have a fertilized egg.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
If the period feels normal, and are not on the oral contraceptive pill, you have probably ovulated. Cycles may be anovulatory and this often produces bleeding that isn't like usual. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anovulatory_cycle
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A female asked:

How do I know if im releasing eggs?

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ovulation predictor: Women who don't ovulate don't have regular periods. An ovulation predictor kit is a good way of confirming that you're ovulating - get from a pharmacy, don't buy a monitor. Start testing every day from day 10 in your cycle (day 1 is the first day of your period). Test between 10 am and noon. If you're irregular, or test for a couple of months and it's not working see a rei specialist if you're ttc.

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