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Size of an egg during ovulation ?

Size of an egg during ovulation
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Follicle size: The egg follicle normally grows to 18-24 mm prior to ovulation. This can be predicted the time of ovulation. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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Is it true that some women, small % of women ovulate with 15-16mm follicles? If so, are eggs good size to be fertilized? My dr said this is possible.

Is it true that some women, small % of women ovulate with 15-16mm follicles? If so, are eggs good size to be fertilized? My dr said this is possible.

Disbelief?: Do you think the doctor would lie to you? An egg is microscopic. So is the sperm. They cannot be seen with the naked eye. The ovarian follicle size is meaningless. ...Read more

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I am weird doctor i really want to b pragnant soon please help how to increase 16mm egg size for ovulation my age is 20. Plzzzz helpp m from ksa?

I am weird doctor i really want to b pragnant soon please help how to increase 16mm egg size for ovulation my age is 20. Plzzzz helpp m from ksa?

Parenting: There are years and years ahead of you for becoming a mother. But, I would caution patience when you feel this obsessively about it. You are only 20 years old. Are you partnered? Who is going to help you raise a child? Have you finished your education? Why are you so worried at such a young age about this? It surely appears that you may benefit from some mental health therapy before pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had my ultrasound done on 12 th day of my cycle and got to know that my egg size is 1.8 mm. Can I get to know when I would be ovulating?

I had my ultrasound done on 12 th day of my cycle and got to know that my egg size is 1.8 mm. Can I get to know when I would be ovulating?

14 days before: Ovulation occurs 14 days before you have your period. You can use your past history of determine the likely days of ovulation. You can also use a home ovulation kit if you are trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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On a medicated cycle (250mg of Clomid (clomiphene))I had two follicles 11mm and 12mm are these good size for cd10 and is it poosible to ovulate both eggs?

On a medicated cycle (250mg of Clomid (clomiphene))I had two follicles 11mm and 12mm are these good size for cd10 and is it poosible to ovulate both eggs?

Yes: Sounds like 2 good maturing eggs on cycle day 10. You may ovulate from both if they are similar. We expect 2mm increase in size per day and ovulation to occur at about 20mm. ...Read more

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Light brown discharge 6-7 days past ovulation. Had IUI done on 11/23. 3 decent sized eggs. Also, took trigger shot 11/21. What could this be?

Light brown discharge 6-7 days past ovulation. Had IUI done on 11/23. 3 decent sized eggs. Also, took trigger shot 11/21. What could this be?

Wait and see: It sounds like your fertility treatments are going well. Sometimes spotting occurs. Wait and see if you miss your next period. If so then check a pregnancy test. Hopefully the treatment was successful. ...Read more

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No dr. My weight is 54kg. My periods are normal and I am married 1 year ago but still not pragnent. My egg size is 16mm ultrasound tha day of ovulation?

No dr. My weight is 54kg. My periods are normal and I am married 1 year ago but still not pragnent. My egg size is 16mm ultrasound tha day of ovulation?

Husband Checked?: It is much easier to verify that your husband's sperm count and motility are normal than for you to undergo further testing such as a hysterosalpingogram. I would suggest that the next step would be for your husband to provide a semen specimen for analysis. 16mm would refer to the size of the ovarian follicle, not the egg. Size would suggest a maturing follicle (normal range about 18-30mm). ...Read more

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Can your eggs ovulate without trigger?

Can your eggs ovulate without trigger?

Often yes: Women with normal cycles ovulate every month without trigger. Women using Clomid (clomiphene) about 80% will ovulate without trigger. Women using injectable fertility drugs and doing ivf almost never will ovulate without trigger. The trigger is used mainly to pinpoint the correct timing in many women. ...Read more

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What happens to the egg after ovulating?

What happens to the egg after ovulating?

Uterus: The egg travels to the uterus via the fallopian tubes. Once in the uterus the egg waits for fertilization. If fertilization doesn't occur the egg is either resorbed by the body or is flushed out with the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How many eggs are released when you ovulate?

How many eggs are released when you ovulate?

One most of the tome: Women normally release one egg when they ovulate but sometimes more than one like two or three, that's how twin pregnancy takes place. ...Read more

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When an egg is fertilized do I still ovulate?

When an egg is fertilized do I still ovulate?

No.: Once an egg is fertilized you were pregnant. You would not ovulate when you were pregnant. ...Read more

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How long is the egg healthy during ovulation?

12 hours: After the egg is ovulated it is only healthy to be fertilized for about 12 hours. After that the egg dies off and is resorbed by the body. ...Read more

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How long can an egg survive during ovulation?

How long can an egg survive during ovulation?

Up to 24 hours: From ivf experience, the egg loses its ability to fertilize 1 day after it is collected from the ovary. In a natural cycle, the woman is fertile for 1 day after she ovulates. To maximize conception, intercourse should occur for 3 consecutive days after the LH surge. ...Read more

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Does hard sex damage the egg during ovulation?

Does hard sex damage the egg during ovulation?

No: Hard sex — meaning very physical — will not cause any damage to the egg. There may be some swelling of the vagina and labia but it should not inhibit conception or pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should you release an egg every time you ovulate?

By definition: Literally, the word ovulation means to release an egg, so 'yes.' if your question refers more to releasing an egg when an ovulation test turns positive, the answer is 'mostly.' it is however possible, although not common, for multiple reasons to detect a positive on OPK and not actually release an egg. ...Read more

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If I ovulated does it mean I released a valuable egg?

If I ovulated does it mean I released a valuable egg?

Yes: The definition of ovulation is the release of an egg from the ovary. Valuable? In the eye of the beholder, yes! ...Read more

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Does the egg release after the peak day during ovulation?

Does the egg release after the peak day during ovulation?

Ovulation : When you have a menstruation cycle, the egg is released after a series of phases ending with the ovulation phase. ...Read more

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Can I have a positive ovulation test but not release an egg?

Can I have a positive ovulation test but not release an egg?

Rarely: Usually when there is a lh surge with a mature follicle ovulation ensues. Very rarely something called luteinized unruptured follicle can occur where an egg is mature and a lh surge occurs but the egg is not released. ...Read more

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When you ovulate how long are the eggs able to be fertilized?

After ovulation: Has occured you have 10-24 hours, after which it can no longer be fertilized. ...Read more

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What OTC medicine can I get to increase eggs at ovulation? :)

What OTC medicine can I get to increase eggs at ovulation? :)

None really: Ovarian hyperstimulation is not an otc treatment. Oh has risks and must be monitored by a professional. Further, you may need other help and oh may not be successful alone. See a fertility specialist and get counseling and advise proceeding safely. ...Read more

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Does a later ovulation (>21 days) correlate with poor quality egg?

No: Your eggs are in your ovary when you were born. When you ovolate, late or early, has nothing to do with the quality of the egg! No worries! ...Read more

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If I Ovulate tomarrow when will my egg drop? Tonight at 12 Right?

If I Ovulate tomarrow when will my egg drop? Tonight at 12 Right?

Ovulation: Ovulation is the when the egg is released from the ovary. You can not narrow it down to an exact time of day. If your predicted ovulation time is tomorrow then the egg is released tomorrow when ovulation occurs. ...Read more

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What could cause painful ovulation? Also, when is the egg released?

What could cause painful ovulation? Also, when is the egg released?

Adenomyosis: Pain with ovulation itself is not common but some do experience it. The pain is actually before ovulation as the follicle rapidly enlarges and the pain gets better with physical ovulation. Adenomyosis or endometriosis in the muscle of the uterus can also stimulate pain with the falling estrogen levels around ovulation. Pain with the cycle itself would also likely be bad in this scenario. ...Read more

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How long does ovulation take if you release more than one egg in one cycle?

How long does ovulation take if you release more than one egg in one cycle?

It varies: Simultaneous ovulation of two separate eggs can occur and be fertilized by two separate sperm and are known as fraternal twins two separate eggs can also be released days apart with the same result. ...Read more