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Doctor insights on: Does Ovulation Pain Go Away After Menopause

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Please tell me, could a woman ovulate after menopause?

Please tell me, could a woman ovulate after menopause?

No, but: Menopause occurs when periods and ovulation stop. You should not ovulate after menopause. However, sometimes women in premature menopause do ovulate on rare occasions. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Can ovaries try to ovulate after menopause?

Can ovaries try to ovulate after menopause?

Thanks for asking!: The very high level of gonad stimulating hormone succeeds to induce a few residual eggs to develop and ovulate. This happens rarely. ...Read more

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Does ovulation pain mean im going 2ovulate soon?

Does ovulation pain mean im going 2ovulate soon?

Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. In some women, this causes a lot of pain but others have no or minor cramping. If it happens at the same time each month, it is a good sign for ovulation. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst nay rupture and cause more pain or discomfort. ...Read more

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What exactly is going on to cause ovulation pain?

What exactly is going on to cause ovulation pain?

Fast follicle growth: In the final days before ovulation the dominant follicle grows rapidly, and it is usually this rapid growth of the dominant follicle that women feel. When the egg actually releases from the follicle, that happens because of a thinning of the wall of the follicle and the egg "leaks" out, not "bursts" out as many women think. So the pain sensation typically precedes actual ovulation. ...Read more

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How common is it to have ovulation pain before, during and after ovulating?

How common is it to have ovulation pain before, during and after ovulating?

Mittelschmerz: I am not a gynecologist i know ovuation pain if can occur during and after ovulation. Mittelschmerz may last a few minutes to a few hours or 2 to 3 days. Rarely it can be longer than this. Hopefully, a gynecologist will also address this question to clarify whether the pain can occur before ovulation. ...Read more

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Positive OPK 1-21 and 1-22 ovulation pain 1-22 what day will i most likely have ovulated?

Positive OPK 1-21 and 1-22 ovulation pain 1-22 what day will i most likely have ovulated?

Trust the pain: I would err on trusting the pain. But, if you are trying to get pregnant the issue is not the specific day, but getting sperm into the vagina on the five days before ovulation. So, whether ovulation occurs on the 21st or 22nd, you should be getting exposed to sperm on the 16th through the 22nd. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have ovulation pain 1 week before period?

Is it possible to have ovulation pain 1 week before period?

Yes, although : actual ovulation would very rarely be this late. "Ovulation" pains rarely happen at the moment of ovulation, but usually the days before ( and after). Good wishes. ...Read more

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Is there any medical treatment for mittelschmerz(ovulation pain)?

Is there any medical treatment for mittelschmerz(ovulation pain)?

A few things: Your doc will examine you first to see if there is an obvious reason. He/she can give you pain medications, treat with hormones such as birth control pills or do a laparoscopy to look for endometriosis. ...Read more

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Ovulation pain and nausea lasting an entire week? Is that possible?

Not likely: It is not likely that pain and nausea lasting a week would be caused by ovulation. Ovulation pain (mittelschmerz) only occurs in some women and it is usually very short lived. I would see doctor to investigate other causes. ...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


Dr. Daniel Rychlik
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Mittelschmerz (Definition)

It usually mid cycle pain that ...Read more