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Can your eggs ovulate without trigger?

Can your eggs ovulate without trigger?

Often yes: Women with normal cycles ovulate every month without trigger. Women using Clomid about 80% will ovulate without trigger. Women using injectable fertility drugs and doing ivf almost never will ovulate without trigger. The trigger is used mainly to pinpoint the correct timing in many women. ...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


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How long can an egg survive during ovulation ?

How long can an egg survive during ovulation ?

Up to 24 hours: From ivf experience, the egg loses its ability to fertilize 1 day after it is collected from the ovary. In a natural cycle, the woman is fertile for 1 day after she ovulates. To maximize conception, intercourse should occur for 3 consecutive days after the LH surge. ...Read more

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Size of an egg during ovulation ?

Size of an egg during ovulation
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Follicle size: The egg follicle normally grows to 18-24 mm prior to ovulation. This can be predict the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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What OTC medicine can I get to increase eggs at ovulation? :)

What OTC medicine can I get to increase eggs at ovulation? :)

None really: Ovarian hyperstimulation is not an otc treatment. Oh has risks and must be monitored by a professional. Further, you may need other help and oh may not be successful alone. See a fertility specialist and get counseling and advise to proceed safely. ...Read more

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What happens to the egg after ovulating?

What happens to the egg after ovulating?

Uterus: The egg travels to the uterus via the fallopian tubes. Once in the uterus the egg waits for fertilization. If fertilization doesn't occur the egg is either resorbed by the body or is flushed out with the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How long is the egg healthy during ovulation?

How long is the egg healthy during ovulation?

12 hours: After the egg is ovulated it is only healthy to be fertilized for about 12 hours. After that the egg dies off and is resorbed by the body. ...Read more

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Does hard sex damage the egg during ovulation?

Does hard sex damage the egg during ovulation?

No: Hard sex - meaning very physical - will not cause any damage to the egg. There may be some swelling of the vagina and labia but it should not inhibit conception or pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to the egg after ovulation?

Egg after ovulation: It either gets fertilized, or it gets absorbed by the body, or passes thru. ...Read more

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I have been told I have immature follicles, I would like to know if this means I will never produce a viable egg for ovulation.

I have been told I have immature follicles, I would like to know if this means I will never produce a viable egg for ovulation.

Not necessarily: Immature follicles are present in the ovary at the beginning of each cycle and respond to hormonal stimulation as part of the "maturation" process to produce an egg. If you are NOT having menstrual cycles or worse, never had a menstrual cycle at the expected time of puberty, then that is a much more serious problem necessitating GYN MD evaluation. ...Read more

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