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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 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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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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Do home ovulation prediction kits really work?

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

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My last period dec 14 just came on jan 24 witch is not a normal cycle when would u say i ovulate. Like how soon after period.Ovulation kit didn't work.

My last period dec 14 just came on jan 24 witch is not a normal cycle when would u say i ovulate. Like how soon after period.Ovulation kit didn't work.

Ovulation generally: Occurs 12- 14 days before the next period. Irregularity in menstrual interval can be due to hormonal imbalance, stress, strenuous physical activity etc. Follow up with ur gyn for any concerns. Take care! http://www.babycentre.co.uk/ovulation. http://www.sheknows.com/health-and-wellness/articles/816165/irregular-periods-whatyour-body-s-trying-to-tell-you-1http://americanpregnancy.org/gettingpregnan. ...Read more

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I hav PCOS & TTC,planning to use an ovulation kit..will it work? Will it be accurate?

Possibly: Ovulation kits are not the most accurate predictor of ovulation. A day 21 Progesterone level would let you know you ovulated after the fact. Serial follicular ultrasounds would be ideal but are expensive. ...Read more

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How accurate is the ovulation kit????

How accurate is the ovulation kit????

Not perfect : Not perfect, however, very good. I commonly recommend it to my patients. ...Read more

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How do I read an at home ovulation kit?

Kit instructions: The kit should contain instructions on the correct interpretation of results. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007062.htm ...Read more