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Dr. D Elan Simckes Dr. Simckes
Fertility Medicine
29 years in practice
The Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School
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Hi i was just wondering how long after my period will i ovulate? I'm on a 32 day cycle but my period was just over a week late this month.

Hi i was just wondering how long after my period will i ovulate? I'm on a 32 day cycle but my period was just over a week late this month.

Ovulation: Usually somebody ovulates 14 days before their missiles cycle. So that would be date 18 and 30 today cycle. The only way to know for sure that you ovulated is that you get pregnant. But you can gather circumstantial evidence such as an ovulation predictor kit, Progesterone levels later in the cycle, ultrasound which is my favorite. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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How do I know when I am ovulating and how long after my period does ovulation begin? At what point is pregnancy possible?

How do I know when I am ovulating and how long after my period does ovulation begin? At what point is pregnancy possible?

14 days before: Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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I wish to know how long is the ovulation period?

I wish to know how long is the ovulation period?

See below: The period of "ripeness" in a 28 day cycle is typically 11-17 plus or minus 24 hurs either way. ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez Dr. Enriquez
Pediatrics
46 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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Can you ovulate during a long period?

Can you ovulate during a long period?

Ovulation occurs mid: Ovulation occurs mid-cycle. You can ovulate even though your timing of menses is off. Of course, anovulatory cycles can lead to irregularity in periods. If this continues, see your gyn. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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How long after period do you ovulate?

How long after period do you ovulate?

Variable: Generally about midway through your menstrual cycle but can theoretically occur at any time. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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How long will you ovulate after your period of 5 days?

How long will you ovulate after your period of 5 days?

14 days before: Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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How long after your period are you supposed to ovulate?

How long after your period are you supposed to ovulate?

Ovulation is: Hard to time from when your period ends; so generally we say it happens around 2 weeks before your next expected period. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy Dr. Treacy
Gynecology
31 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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How long dose it take to ovulate again after your period ends?

Depends: You count cycle day #1 as the first day of your period & most women will ovulate between day 16-18 of the current cycle. The length of the menstrual period itself doesn't count in most instances. ...Read more

Dr. Guy DaSilva Dr. DaSilva
Preventive Medicine
31 years in practice
Spartan Health Sciences University, School Of Medicine
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Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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How long after your period ends are you supposed to begin ovulation?

How long after your period ends are you supposed to begin ovulation?

Ovulation is: Hard to time from when your period ends; so generally we say it happens around 2 weeks before your next expected period. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Now my cycle is usually about 30 days long, how does the ovulation period work?

Ovulation : Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Stachler Dr. Stachler
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
27 years in practice
The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
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How long before you ovulate do you experience symptoms? And is it possible to ovulate a few days after period ends?

How long before you ovulate do you experience symptoms?  And is it possible to ovulate a few days after period ends?

Ovulation: ovulation usually occurs in the middle of the cycle when the hormones have made the mucosa most appropriate for implantation of an egg in the womb. It is rare but sometimes eggs get released at inappropriate times which is why you always have to be careful. Most women will get a slight pain in their side when they are ovulating in the middle of the cycle. It usually occurs on day 12-14 of month ...Read more

Dr. L. Collins Dr. Collins
Gynecology
32 years in practice
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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How long does mittelschmerz last if you're having it after your ovulation days? I'm 12 days away from my next period.

Ovulation pain: Mittelschmerz generally lasts no longer than 1-2 days. Sometimes there can be ovarian pain before the actual release of the egg. Mittelschmerz refers to the pain actually from the release of the egg and shortly afterwards. ...Read more

Dr. Devin Namaky Dr. Namaky
Obstetrics & Gynecology
10 years in practice
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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I'm having a hard time figuring out when i ovulated. Last period started june 18th and my cycles are 29 days long. Help?

I'm having a hard time figuring out when i ovulated. Last period started june 18th and my cycles are 29 days long. Help?

Math: If your cycles are regular, then subtract 14 from the number of days in your cycle to get the day you are likely to ovulate. So for you that would be around day 15. The luteal phase remains pretty constant for most people at around 14 days in length. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlos Faviel font Dr. Faviel font
Family Medicine
7 years in practice
Universidad Central del Este (UCE)
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Family Medicine
45 years in practice
Indiana University School of Medicine
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Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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How long is the ovulation period?

How long is the ovulation period?

Few days: The peri-ovulatory period (time around ovulation) can be considered to last from the day lh surges through actual ovulation (36 hours roughly, ) or alternatively until Progesterone levels begins to rise (3-to-5 days.) literally, ovulation occurs at the one moment that an oocyte (egg) is released from a woman's ovary. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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How long does it take between ovulation and period?

Ovulation : Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Ovulation (Definition)

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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