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A 24-year-old female asked:

Does a positive ovulation test mean you are ovulating ?

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: A positive ovulation test shows you were ovulating
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A 20-year-old female asked:

Had 3 positive ovulation test, what does this mean?

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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
You: Are probably ovulating. Remember that there is a 15 percent chance of conception with each cycle.
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A 49-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for you to have a positive ovulation test and not be ovulating?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 35 years experience
Yes: The ovulation prediction kit measures a hormone called in lh. In some instances the lh may rise without ovulation actually occurring and some women have chronically elevated lh levels.
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Frankfort, KY
A 22-year-old female asked:

5dpo got a positive ovulation test what does that mean?

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Dr. D Elan Simckes
35 years experience
Elevated luteinizing hormone.: There are several possible answers to your question. First you had your ovulation wrong and in fact you going to ovulate five days late. Second, you had it wrong the other way and in fact lobulated earlier and the positive ovulation kit is actually registering HCG that is to say you are pregnant. Third, you are actually not ovulating and have chronically elevated luteinizing hormone levels such as occurs often in PC os, polycystic ovarian syndrome.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for you to have a positive ovulation test result and not ovulate?

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Dr. Daniel Rychlik
Fertility Medicine 28 years experience
Yes : The ovulation kit only measures a threshold of the hormone lh. Some women constantly have a lh above this level. Therefore they would seem to have a positive surge when in fact the lh level is high. Because this is a urine test the concentration will also change with the dilution of the urine.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

What causes a nearly positive ovulation test?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 21 years experience
Couple things: Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome) can cause your natural lh levels to be a little high and affect the test. Maybe you ovulated but your hormone levels were low. A bad test strip or just a false test.
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