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Do you for sure ovulate every month?

Do you for sure ovulate every month?

Not every month: Not all women ovulate every month. But if you menstruate every month, then you are probably ovulating. ...Read more

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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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Do you ovulate the same day every month?

Do you ovulate the same day every month?

Not necessarily: You may not ovulate on the exact same cycle day each month, but most women tend to follow a similar pattern. I would expect that you can rely on populating plus or -1 to 2 days each month. If you're trying to become pregnant, doing an ovulation test for three or four months should help you know fairly precisely what your pattern is. ...Read more

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Do u ovulate every month?

Do u ovulate every month?

Usually: Between menarche & menopause. Often irregular when periods start during menarche & again approaching menopause. Of course u don't ovulate during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why do I get diarrhea every time I ovulate every month?

Why do I get diarrhea every time I ovulate every month?

Tricky: cannot say in your particular case. There are several reasons for diarrhea. Gut secretion like in cholera would not be expected to be associated with ovulation. Minor gut irritation and changes in gut motility can occur from anything in the abdomen. ...Read more

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How do I know if I ovulate every month? I get my period every month but I don't know if I ovulate every month.

How do I know if I ovulate every month?  I get my period every month but I don't know if I ovulate every month.

Ovulation predictor: Women who don't ovulate don't have regular periods. An ovulation predictor kit is a good way of confirming that you are ovulating - get from a pharmacy, don't buy a monitor. Start testing every day from day 10 in your cycle (day 1 is the first day of your period). Test between 10 am and noon. If you test for a couple of months and it's not working see your OB or a fertility specialist if ttc. ...Read more

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If my period is regular, do I ovulate every cycle?

If my period is regular, do I ovulate every cycle?

Yes: Happens in every cycle healthy female if you have no other problems like poly cystic ovaries ...Read more

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Do you ovulate one last time before you are pregant?

Do you ovulate one last time before you are pregant?

NO: No the pregnancy was the last ovulation. Once you are pregnant you will not ovulate again until the pregnancy is delivered and you start ovulating again. ...Read more

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Do women ovulate every month?

Do women ovulate every month?

Not always: The best marker for ovulation monthly is to have a menstrual cycle monthly. If cycles are light, irregular and spaced out farther than 35 days, it is a sign you may not be ovulating regularly. There are many reasons for not ovulating and it may take a visit to your provider to get an explanation. If you do not ovulate regularly for many months or years there is an higher risk of uterine cancer. ...Read more

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If you have a period every 31 days when do you ovulate?

If you have a period every 31 days when do you ovulate?

Prob b/w Day 14-16: This can vary slightly from month to month, but if your cycles are regular every 31 days then you probably ovulate most often between day 14 & 16. You can purchase ovulation predictor kits, which can provide you with a more accurate indication of ovulation. Take Care! ...Read more

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Why do I skip a cycle every other month?

Not ovulating: Ovulation is the key to regular cycles. If you don't ovulate consistently or miss a month ovulating, your period will be delayed. ...Read more

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Do I need to have sex every day on my ovulation time, to get pregnant.

Do I need to have sex every day on my ovulation time,  to get pregnant.

Not necessarily: All it takes is one lucky time. But the higher the sex frequency, the higher the chances cos there is no way to predict when it will happen. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do I need to have sex every day on my ovulation time?

Do I need to have sex every day on my ovulation time?

Not nessarily: If your goal is pregnancy, while having sex every day during the ovulatory period is not absolutely necessary, it will increase the chances of a pregnancy. Still, it is not a must, since a single sexual contact, if done at the right time is sufficient to fertilize the egg. It's merely a matter of increasing the chances ...Read more

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Taking metformin 2/day and still not ovulating, periods come every month but so far a week late every month . Suggestions? Trying to get pregnant

Taking metformin 2/day and still not ovulating, periods come every month but so far a week late  every month . Suggestions? Trying to get pregnant

PCOS/fertility: You need to talk with your doctor about increasing the dose of metformin. The maximum metformin dose is 500mg 1-2 pills twice per day if you can tolerate the dose. Metformin can cause Side effects such as nausea, belly pain, constipation diarrhoea, metallic taste etc. Patience, usually with time women with PCOS get pregnant ...Read more

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Can you not ovulate and still get your period every month?

Absolutely not: ...Unless you are using cyclic medication like birth control pills: that's what they do, give you a pharamacologic 'period' every month while not ovulating. ...Read more

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Do you have to have sex every day on ovulation week to get pregnant ?

Do you have to have sex every day on ovulation week to get pregnant ?

No: Sperm and eggs have a short effective lifetime such that sperm deposited in the vagina can still demonstrate potency for a few days and the egg is available for fertilization for a few days also. We recommend every other day intercourse during the week of ovulation. ...Read more

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Do I really need to take ovulation pill while having 10 to 12 days late periods every month?

Ovulation: Do you mean your periods come 10-to-12 days later than you expect? Does this mean you have a 38-40 day cycle? I can't diagnose whether or not you need ovulation medicationover the web, but it sounds like it could be a very good choice for you. ...Read more

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When in cycle do you ovulate if breastfeeding?

When in cycle do you ovulate if breastfeeding?

Se below: Cycles become irregular/nonexistant. During breastfeeding. Buy an ovulation predictor kit. ...Read more

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If I’m trying to get pregnant, should I have sex every day or every other day during ovulation?

If I’m trying to get pregnant, should I have sex every day or every other day during ovulation?

Either is fine: Some would say there is more sperm with every other day. And certainly that is adequate for having sperm available when the egg is prime. But everyday is fine too and will definitely ensure sperm availability. ...Read more