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A 17-year-old female asked:

I had sex and a few days after i had bad back ache and an increase in hunger. but now i have no symptoms. could sperm have induced my ovulation?

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Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 22 years experience
No: Sperm doesn't cause you to ovulate. It causes fertilization. Your hormones cause you to ovulate.

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Last updated May 2, 2015

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