A 40-year-old member asked:
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can ovulation occur in amenorrhea?

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Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
No : By definition amenorrhea is lack of ovulation. However, women with amenorrhea can resolve spontaneously and ovulate.
Answered on Sep 12, 2013

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