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How can I check ovulating days when I have irregular periods?

How can I check ovulating days when I have irregular periods?

Ovulation calculator: On many websites, you can find ovulation calculators. There are now apps for smart phones. Just download it and for the next few months put in the dates of the first day of your menstrual period. The calculator helps you track your period and your most fertile days to help with conception or pregnancy prevention. ...Read more

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Irregular Menstrual Periods (Definition)

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How do I check my ovulation cycle? Considering I usually have irregular periods.

How do I check my ovulation cycle? Considering I usually have irregular periods.

Home Ovulation: I would watch your basal temps as well as getting home ovulation tests to try to tract the ovulations. ...Read more

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How can I calculate my ovulation if I have a irregular period?

How can I calculate my ovulation if I have a irregular period?

Several options: The most inexpensive way is with an ovulation predictor kit. It may take several to determine ovulation. The expensive way is with hormone testing and ultrasound. The only thing that proves ovulation has occurred, however, is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Because I have irregular periods, how can I tell when i ovulate?

Because I have irregular periods, how can I tell when i ovulate?

Get checked out: If you're very irregular get checked out right away to find out why; if you're having long cycles like 35-40 days you could use an ovulation predictor kit but will go through many sticks. An ob/gyn or reproductive endocrinology & infertility md can find out why you're irregular, checking for pcos or other hormone problems or low egg supply. Knowing the reason should help you to conceive faster. ...Read more

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Not sure when I ovulate due to irregular periods. If I have sex a day after my periods end can I fall pregnant?

Not sure when I ovulate due to irregular periods. If I have sex a day after my periods end can I fall pregnant?

Impossible: You get pregnant when you ovulate. We cannot predict, speculate, or just guess about this. I think most of us here would remind you that you learned in school that any unprotected sexual intercourse can lead to pregnancy. If you are unwilling to take effective measures to prevent pregnancy you have to accept the consequences and accept that you may become pregnant. ...Read more

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If I have irregular cycles how can I tell when i'm ovulating?

If I have irregular cycles how can I tell when i'm ovulating?

Depends: Irregular periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations. By definition you have mild ovulatory dysfunction, the most frequent female fertility problem (30%.) using a home opk may help you pin down ovulation; temperature charting in my opinion is not helpful for women with irregular periods. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i ovulate if I have irregular periods?

How can I tell if i ovulate if I have irregular periods?

LH surge kit: You can monitor your basal body temperature with a special thermometer and you can check your cervical mucus. Or you can invest in a fertility monitor, or buy lh test strips, and check your urine every day to see when your surge occurs. The lh surge predicts ovulation a day or so in advance. If your periods are very irregular, you may want to see a gyn for help. ...Read more

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How do I know when Im ovulating? I have a irregular period.

How do I know when Im ovulating?
I have a irregular period.

Can be hard to tell: When you have irregular periods, it becomes more difficult to pinpoint when you ovulate. There are ovulation predictor kits (OPK) that you can buy over the counter. They detect LH surges (urine test). These are often frustrating to use for women with irregular menses. More accurate way is to have your doctor follow you with transvaginal sonograms and blood work (progesterone levels). ...Read more

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Can you ovulate few days after your period has just finished have pcos so irregular periods on metformin since march how do I know when i'm ovulating?

Can you ovulate few days after your period has just finished have pcos so irregular periods on metformin since march how do I know when i'm ovulating?

No: Ovulation does not occur soon after menses. The problem is that women with pcos can have bleeding that is not infact menstrual bleeding, but rather is abnormal bleeding that is out of sync with the normal cycle. I recommend you see your gyn as despite metformin treatment your cycles are still irregular. Treatments can include clomid, (clomiphene) ovarian drilling, increasing metformin dosage, excercise, etc. ...Read more

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How do I know when I ovulate with irregular periods. My periods are 31-35 days apart.

How do I know when I ovulate with irregular periods. My periods are 31-35 days apart.

Ovulation: If your periods are still that irregular at age 29 you should be examined by a GYN to determine why. You can buy ovulation kits but really only useful when you know your monthly cycle days and are trying to get pregnant. Please speak with your GYN for evaluation ...Read more

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If I have irregular periods do I still ovulate? And when?

If I have irregular periods do I still ovulate? And when?

Unsure: When the periods are irregular it is difficult to predict when ovulation will occur - however, it is quite easy to tell when ovulation did occur when the period starts. The period will start for every woman who ovulates 14 days later. So when the period starts, ovulation was 2 weeks before the first day of that period. ...Read more

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I have irregular cycles so since i missed cycles sometime how can I actually tell if im pregnant without taking a test?

Will need to test: Women who have irregular cycles are very often confused about whether or not they are pregnant. Testing is the best way to find out. This may be done by ultrasound but is much more expensive. ...Read more

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How can I tell when i ovulate? I have an irregular cycle.

How can I tell when i ovulate? I have an irregular cycle.

Some ideas: Usually when the menstrual cycle is not regular, ovulation is not occurring regularly. When ovulation occurs, the period will happen 14 days later predictably. During ovulation, the Progesterone levels go up and may cause pms like symptoms. If you get breast tenderness, irritability, acne, bloating type symptoms 1 -2 weeks prior to your period, that is a good sign that you ovulated that cycle. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and want to get pregnant but I have irregular periods how can I tell when my ovulation days are?

I'm 18 and want to get pregnant but I have irregular periods how can I tell when my ovulation days are?

Count backwards: Ovulation occurs 14 days before menses. You will need to count backward to establish your cycle, then look at the calendar and count forward for the next cysle.... ...Read more

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If I have irregular periods and I don't keep track when I ovulate, when should I take a pregnancy test?

If I have irregular periods and I don't keep track when I ovulate, when should I take a pregnancy test?

Anytime: If you have been exposed and think there is a possibility you can do one anytime. There are simple over the counter tests available at the dollar store. They are not as accurate early in pregnancy as they are after a month or so but when positive, they are indicative of pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i have a irregular period and im ttc how can i know whens the right time ttc?

Ovulation kit: Most ovulation happens mid-cycle, and if you know your period length in days, you can use a kit to determine what day or days you are fertile and ovulating, to know when to have sex to be successful ...Read more

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