A 27-year-old female asked:
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does your chance of conceiving get lower if you have removed an ovary?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Generally no: The other ovary simply produces the lucky egg every month. Wishing you the best of luck, whatever your wishes are.
Answered on Apr 17, 2013
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Dr. Raymond Whitted
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Should be ok: As long as you are having regular periods you should be ovulating regularly and your fertility chances shouldnt be different with one ovary or two.
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