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A 34-year-old member asked:

How can i know im ovulating if i've missed my period?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Seth Derman
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility 34 years experience
Probably didn't : When you ovulate you should either get a period about 2 weeks later or be pregnant. Occasionally a cyst can cause a delay, but otherwise no period means you did not ovulate.

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Last updated Aug 11, 2013

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