A 47-year-old member asked:
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ovulating on left side but having pain on the right side?

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Dr. Andrea Moore
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor : While it may be true that some women can feel when they are ovulating, both of the ovaries are sensitive and respond to the hormones released around ovulation. If this pain persists, see your doctor. There could be other causes for your pain that is not related to your cycle.
Answered on Sep 29, 2018

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Mittleschmerz: Impossible to say for sure, but probably nothing unusual. Pain around ovulation is common and called mittleschmerz.
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Could be: You could see a doctor about suppression of your ovulation with hormonal medication if the pain is affecting your quality of life.

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