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How do ovulation kits usually work?

How do ovulation kits usually work?

Hormone detection: Ovulation kits detect a surge in lh, luteinizing hormone associated with ovulation. The more expensive kits also test for estrogen, which rises a few days before the LH surge, giving earlier signals of ovulation. ...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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How many months will it take the ovulation kit to work?

How many months will it take the ovulation kit to work?

Depends: Using an ovulation kit will not actually help you to become pregnant unless you rarely have sex. If you have regular sex, especially in the middle of your cycle, you are just as likely to become pregnant as you are if you try to time your sex to ovulation. So how long it takes to get pregnant is based on your own fertilty. ...Read more

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How accurate does the ovulation kit work is it good?

How accurate does the ovulation kit work is it good?

Ovulation Predictor: I don't know which ovulation predictor kit you are referring to or what is specifically available in Britain. However, in general, ovulation prediction kits can be valuable in determining fruitful times for intercourse. Women with irregular menses may have difficulty timing intercourse without use of an aid. ...Read more

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Positive opk, no cervical mucus, how do i know if i ovulated? which is the most reliable way to detect ovulation? anything about conception will help!

Positive opk, no cervical mucus, how do i know if i ovulated? which is the most reliable way to detect ovulation? anything about conception will help!

Ovulation test: The ovulation predictor test is the moser reliable for detecting ovulation. Some fertility problems can be caused by problems with cervical mucous. If you ovulate and still have problems conceiving, intrauterine insemination with your partners sperm could be the solution. ...Read more

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When using the ovulation test kit to check for LH surge how many days does the LH surge shows and stops?

When using the ovulation test kit to check for LH surge how many days does the LH surge shows and stops?

LH surge: LH is always present but spikes to much higher levels in the 12-36 hours before ovulation. It will then begin to decrease and return to normal baseline levels. This is why you stop testing after you get a positive result. Once you get a surge then you stop testing for that menstrual cycle ...Read more

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How long do you ovulate after the first ovulation prediction test turns positive?

How long do you ovulate after the first ovulation prediction test turns positive?

Ovulation : Ovulation is the expression of the readied egg from the ovary. It is a moment. Many people think of it as a one 24 hour process.... ...Read more

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Can you ovulate after an anovulatory cycle with no period? How and when should you start testing using ovulation predictor kits?

Can you ovulate after an anovulatory cycle with no period? How and when should you start testing using ovulation predictor kits?

No warning, any time: Ovulation may happen anytime after anovulatory cycle without menses. Commonly it may happen a month later from expected ovulation of the prior cycle. However, it's impossible to predict. One may increase her chances to detect ovulation by combining usage of ovulation kit with basal temperature method. Starting time should be about one cycle length after one would start testing in previous cyclle. ...Read more

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After ovulation and if we intercourse how many days take to egg fertility ? When I do the hCG test?

After ovulation and  if we intercourse  how many days take to egg fertility ? When I do the hCG test?

For 24 Hrs only!: The egg is only available for conception about 24 hrs after ovulation! the HCG test becomes positive 7-10 days after conception, depending on the type of test used! ...Read more

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How often does insemination work the first time?

How often does insemination work the first time?

Same each time: Insemination has the same pregnancy rate the first 3 cycles you do it. That rate varies based on age, meds and diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to take an ovulation test at work?

How to take an ovulation test at work?

Discreetly ...: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. At work you can test discreetly in a restroom stall. Try the ovuquick brand (search online) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are the most fertile. If you have irregular cycles see a rei. ...Read more

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After ovulation kit shows positive how many days does it take to show negative?

A day or so: An ovulation predictor kit shows a threshold level of lh, the hormone that produces ovulation. It will turn negative when the level drops below a certain level. This can also occur if the urine is diluted. ...Read more

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Do home ovulation prediction kits really work?

Yes : If you follow the directions properly they do wrok! ...Read more

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How long after the last Clomid (clomiphene) taken do you start testing for ovulation?

How long after the last Clomid (clomiphene) taken do you start testing for ovulation?

Check out this link.: Take care, best wishes and god bless u! http://www.babymed.com/tools/clomid-ovulation-calculator. http://m.voices.yahoo.com/10-herbs-promote-fertility-increase-chances-2491984.html. ...Read more

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How many days do you ovulate for and stay fertile?

One day: You ovulate one day and stay fertile 24 hours after that. However, you are also fertile before ovulation as sperm can survive in female genital tract for approximately 5 days. ...Read more