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Doctor insights on: Can You Feel When Your Ovaries Are Ovulating

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How do I know what ovary ovulated the left or the right?

How do I know what ovary ovulated the left or the right?

Ultrasound: Unless you you have pain specific to the side on which you ovulate each month, the only way to know is to do monthly ultrasounds. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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Positive opkCD8, now getting getting darker lines on opkCD17,did I not ovulate the first time? I've got a 35day cycle.Beenhaving ovary twingesForAWeek

Positive opkCD8, now getting getting darker lines on opkCD17,did I not ovulate the first time? I've got a 35day cycle.Beenhaving ovary twingesForAWeek

Ovulation kits: Ovulation kits are good estimates to assist couples time intercourse but are not a definitive way to diagnosis ovulation. If struggling with infertility and your doctor feels you may not be ovulating then a mid luteal phase Progesterone blog test should be done. If your cycle is consistently 35 days long the most likely day of ovulation is day 21. ...Read more

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Are ovaries enlarged when ovulating?

Are ovaries enlarged when ovulating?

Its the follicle: It is the follicle that is enlarged during ovulation. A follicle is a cyst with an egg inside. ...Read more

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Do people ever ovulate in two ovaries within 24 hours?

Do people ever ovulate in two ovaries within 24 hours?

Yes: If each ovary made an egg in the same month automatically they would both release those eggs in response to your hormones. So it is possible. ...Read more

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When my right ovary is hurting, does that mean i'm ovulating?

When my right ovary is hurting, does that mean i'm ovulating?

Possibly: Some patients do experience "mittelschmerz" or ovulation pain. However, it is important to have your doctor rule out other possible causes of pain by physical examination or pelvic sonogram. ...Read more

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For what reasons do women get pain on their ovaries while not during ovulation?

Abnormal: You really should not get pain. So the possibilities are ovarian cysts, endometriosis, scar tissue. If it persists it is worth getting an evaluation with at least an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Hi i got pain in my left ovary and am 3 days past my ovulation. What could it be?

Hi i got pain in my left ovary and am 3 days past my  ovulation. What could it be?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the range of normal measurememts of ovaries? And does an ovary get larger prior to ovulation

What is the range of normal measurememts of ovaries?  And does an ovary get larger prior to ovulation

2-3-4: It depends on women's age. In general and for most women, the measurement shoudl be about 2x3x4 cm size. It is little bigger prior to ovulation due to the dominant follicle measures almost 2 cm size. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the right ovary when it is pushed on? Could this be due to ovulation?

What could be the cause of pain in the right ovary when it is pushed on? Could this be due to ovulation?

If..: If the pain is mild and happens a few days after your period it could definitely be ovulation pain. If it persists beyond a few days during this period of time and severe then it could be something else that might require treatment. If this is the case visit your doctor for evaluation and treatment as necessary. ...Read more

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I was ovulated yesterday Oct,23rd & I had pain in my right side last for 5 hours today Oct 24th I hve pain left side last 1hour is my 2 ovary realised?

Over Easy ?: Usually one ovary ejects a few eggs & the other ovary takes over next month,back and forth-but like most things in the wild & wacky world of biology,not all is perfect & there can be times when both ovaries send out eggs.In those women prone to some pain at ovulation this can be frustrating & could be confused with something else.But rest assured that ovulatory pain usually resolves in a few days. ...Read more

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If cyst cover up your ovaries how can you ovulate?

If cyst cover up your ovaries how can you ovulate?

Unclear: It is not clear what you mean by a cyst covering up your ovaries. If you are referring to having multiple cysts that fill the ovaries as they do in polycystic ovarian syndrome then it is the hormonal imbalance that leads to the cysts and the irregular periods ...Read more

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Can you have a 2 CM dominant follicle on ovary and still not ovulate?

Can you have a 2 CM dominant follicle on ovary and still not ovulate?

Yes: If you do not have an LH surge you won't ovulate. Something called a luteinized unruptured follicle has also been described. ...Read more

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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