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Basal body temperature low after ovulation?

Basal body temperature low after ovulation?

Ok: Although I am not a big fan of basal body temperature charts, you are using them, than typically, the temp drops prior to ovulation and than peaks approximately 36 hours later. Problem is that by the time you get to peak, the egg is no longer viable or fertilize-able; and many women do not get the initial drop prior to ovulation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Basal body temperature low after ovulation. Is this normal?

Basal body temperature low after ovulation. Is this normal?

Yes: Although bbts are not a very effective way of timing ovulation; in the classic situation, your temperature drops right before ovulation and than spikes approximately shortly later. The egg is estimated to live for 12-24 hours so once you see the temperature peak, it is probably to late and you have missed ovulation. The ovulation detection kits or odk are much more accurate in timing ovulation. ...Read more

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Is high basal body temperature after period normal?

Is high basal body temperature after period normal?

A temperature: Is a temperature, regardless of what you call it. How high is it? If it's over 100.4 it's probably abnormal; otherwise its normal. ...Read more

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Basal body temperature drops after ovulatory spotting. What does that mean?

Basal body temperature drops after ovulatory spotting. What does that mean?

Stop testing!: Basal body temperatures are very very inaccurate and cannot be used to determine ovulation. Also if you are 45 years old and looking to get pregnant you should see a fertility doctor immediately because pregnancy success is very difficult at that age. ...Read more

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When does ovulation temperature dip occur in relation to LH surge?

After ovulation: The lh surge will occur about 24 to 36 hours before ovulation. By about 24c hours after ovulation the Progesterone levels begin to rise - that rise in Progesterone causes the basal body temperature to increase about one half of a degree fahrenheit. ...Read more

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Why in ovulation increase body temperature?

Hormones: Hormonal surges with ovulation can cause a mild spike in your body temp. ...Read more

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What is basal body temperature when pregnant vs ovulating?

"The rising sun": The BBT must be taken the first thing in the morning before arising and when the temperature changes(rises) during the second half of the cycle the point of that change is a probable ovulation date due to progesterone, a thermogenic(heat producing) hormone. ...Read more

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4 days past ovulation and body basal temperature is 99.0. If conception occurs what is the body basal temperature needs to be at.

4 days past ovulation and body basal temperature is 99.0. If conception occurs what is the body basal temperature needs to be at.

BBT: Basal body temperature needs to be charted for you as an individual. Take your BBT each morning throughout your cycle to detect the natural rise in your basal body temperature that occurs just after ovulation. This increase in your BBT is due to the hormone progesterone. One isolated temperature alone will not give you that information. ...Read more

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When doing BBT (basel body temping) can your temp rise and stay up without ovulating or is the temp rise always a sign you've ovulated?

Sorry: Even with very regular cycles there is never an always with bbt. They are mostly reliable an predictive, but even trained experts don't always agree on the exact details of reading a BBT chart. ...Read more

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Is an ovulation predictor kit or basal body temperature a better indicator of ovulation?

Is an ovulation predictor kit or basal body temperature a better indicator of ovulation?

OPK vs. BBT: The opk is usually much easier to use and interpret than the bbt, and in many cases will be more reliable as well. ...Read more

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Random temperature elevations when not ovulating?

Random temperature elevations when not ovulating?

It's normal: Basal body temperature fluctuates vastly due to many different reasons. This is why i tell my fertility patients to not take their temps! ...Read more

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Does a rise in temperature confirm ovulation occured. Opk + and temp high day 13-24 of cycle, 6 months negative hpt?

Short luteal phase: With a +opk ovulation happens in 24 hrs and your temperature rises. A triphasic chart has 3 levels of temperatures:pre-ovulation (97.0 to 97.5), post-ovulation or luteal (97.6 to 98.6), and then a 2nd rise around 7-10 days after ovulation (3/10's - 4/10's over the luteal high). Some women with these charts turn out to be pregnant. But many do not. They should last 14 days, yours is 8 which is short. ...Read more

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If a woman exhibits consistent "fallback rise" BBT chart w/2dpo temp dip, will IUI on 1dpo reduce chance of fertilization b/c hormone change day after?

If a woman exhibits consistent "fallback rise" BBT chart w/2dpo temp dip, will IUI on 1dpo reduce chance of fertilization b/c hormone change day after?

Confusing: Sorry, it's kinda confusing what you are asking: "fallback rise" does not mean anything medically specific to me. Bbt is a sketchy way to time IUI under best of circumstances; i can say that 1 day after a certain ovulation (which BBT is not) would likely be late for conception. Iui strategy favors inseminating a little early rather than a little late. ...Read more

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Does ovulation symptoms (cervical mucus, cervical position, basal temperature) r same even for pcos patients? Does ovulation predictor kit helps?

Does ovulation symptoms (cervical mucus, cervical position, basal temperature) r same even for pcos patients? Does ovulation predictor kit helps?

PCOS: Pcos has a variety of different symptoms. One of the main symptoms of this syndrome is a lack of ovulation. That is why pcos patients sometimes have infertility, which is difficult conceiving. Ovulation testing kits are a good way to see if you are ovulating, and having pcos should not interfere with the test unless you are not ovulating. Other symptoms will be the same if truely ovulating. ...Read more