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Can You Ovulate If You Have Amenorrhea
Sometimes: Although amenorrhea often signals that ovulation isn't happening, you shouldn't assume that you can't get pregnant just because you aren't having regular periods. If you are trying to get pregnant, and have questions about your cycle, you should see a healthcare provider. Similarly, if you aren't having periods and you did previously, you should get checked out! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It's difficult: It's really hard with irregular periods. If you have irregular cycles, it can also make it harder to conceive, predisposes to miscarriage, increases the risk of pregnancy complications, and ups the odds of health problems. See a board certified reproductive endocrinologist who is specially trained in this. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes, rarely: Ovulation is the release of an egg from the ovary. Usually the hormones that produce a menstrual flow are associated with ovulation, but not always. A persistent corpus luteum can produce hormones beyond the normal time and extend the flow. A uterus with damaged endometrium might be unable to respond to hormones. ...Read more
2ndary infertility: Yes, but usually with special assistance and/or resolution of the central or hypothalamic-pituitary problem triggering the amenorhea. For example, excessive exercise is a cause of amenorrhea which will resolve with lighter exercise. Post-pill amenorrhea may take a variable time to resolve. ...Read more
Yes: Most women with pcos do ovulate spontaneously without meds, sometimes. Do you ever have a spontaneous period? If so you ovulated roughly 2 weeks before. The problem isn't "not" ovulating, it's ovulating erratically and unpredictably. ...Read more
Perhaps the opposite: Please talk with your mom, an trusted adult or your pediatrician. Read this, it has some great tips! good luck! http://mobile.Goaskalice.Columbia.Edu/it-possible-menstruate-without-ovulating. ...Read more
Very low chance: Very low chance, but not zero.Get a more detailed answer ›
Regular periods: Regular periods are invariably a sign of ovulation. If your periods are erratic and less frequent but normal when they come you are probably ovulating. A simple method you can use is to track your morning temperature, your "basal body temperature." after ovulation your baseline temperature will rise 0.3 or more degrees f, and stay elevated until your period comes (or longer if you are pregnant). ...Read more
No: You have to ovulate to get pregnant. ...Read more
If you become pregnant right before you ovulate will you still have discharge/symptoms as if you were ovulating?
Interesting question: Ovulation comes first, and when sperm is in the vicinity it will impregnate the egg, which is called conception. This does not impact the discharge that you experience at the time around your ovulation, and likewise, if your ovulation is painful, you would experience this pain. ...Read more
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