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If you have your period regularly (every 28 days), does that mean you ovulate regularly at the same time?

If you have your period regularly (every 28 days), does that mean you ovulate regularly at the same time?

Usually: That is what usually happens, but it can normally vary by a day or 2 in any given cycle. But likely you would ovulate anywhere from day 12-15. ...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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How does a dr test to see if your body is ovulating each month? When you have your period do you always ovulate?

How does a dr test to see if your body is ovulating each month? When you have your period do you always ovulate?

OTC ovulation tests: The doctor need not do tests to determine when you are ovulating. Non-prescription ovulation predictor kits (first response, etc) can give you a very accurate determination of when ovulation is happening. No need for a doctor visit. ...Read more

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If you don't ovulate on birth control then why do you have your period?

If you don't ovulate on birth control then why do you have your period?

Good question!: The pill inhibits ovulation but the hormones in the pills mimic some of the hormonal changes that occur during a normal menstrual cycle causing the build up and then shedding of the uterine lining. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate on your period?

Can you ovulate on your period?

Misinformed?: You are confusing how your body works. A period means you did not get pregnant earlier in the cycle when you ovulated. Ovulation and menstruation happen at opposite ends of your cycle. They do not happen at the same time. ...Read more

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Do you ovulate 2 days after your period?

Do you ovulate 2 days after your period?

Unlikely : Normally you ovulate on about day 13 or 14 counting as day 1 as the first day of your cycle. ...Read more

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Do you ovulate a week before your period?

Do you ovulate a week before your period?

2 weeks: ovulation occurs 14 days before you menstruate, unless your egg gets fertilized, than your period does not occur. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate 1 day before your period?

Can you ovulate 1 day before your period?

No: That does not happen. However, a woman can ovulate 1 day before she has some vaginal spotting or vaginal bleeding. That's because there are other reasons for bleeding from one's vagina, other than one's menstrual period. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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