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Doctor insights on: How Long After Ovulation Should I Get My Period

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How long after ovulation does a woman get her period ?

How long after ovulation does a woman get her period ?

Usually 14 days: A normal luteal phase - time from ovulation to period - is 14 days +/-. It's never more than maybe 15 days, so if it seems longer you probably mis-read when ovulation was. ...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


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What causes regularly late ovulation ? I hate long cycles like 40 days. I get period 14 days after ovulation still. Never had shorter cycles b4.

What causes regularly late ovulation ? I hate long cycles like 40 days. I get period 14 days after ovulation still. Never had shorter cycles b4.

Growth: Some follicles just take longer to grow and mature than others. It sounds completely normal if you have periods 14 days after ovulation. Just as some children take longer to grow up so do some eggs. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How many days after ovulation do you get your period?

How many days after ovulation do you get your period?

12-14 days: After ovulation the follicle (egg sac of the ovary) is called a corpus luteum. It produces Progesterone to change the uterine lining to support implantation. If you are not pregnant the corpus luteum will die off in 12-14 days. If you are pregnant the HCG produced by the placenta keeps the Progesterone going to support the pregnancy. ...Read more

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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more