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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

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Can you get pregnant even after ovulation & a week before you start your period?

Can you get pregnant even after ovulation & a week before you start your period?

No: No once the egg is ovulated you can't get pregnant. Sperm has to be in the fallopian tube when the egg is released. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 3 days after ovulation having my period due 10 days from that ovulation ?

Can I get pregnant 3 days after ovulation having my period due 10 days from that ovulation ?

No: A woman cannot GET pregnant 3 days after ovulation, meaning her egg cannot get fertilized 3 days after ovulation. Her egg only lasts about one day, so it would have to be fertilized no later than 1 day after ovulation. The question she needs to answer for herself is, "When did I ovulate?" In real life, she does not know the answer. It is an estimated date, but tracking body temperatures can help. ...Read more

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If I had protected sex after ovulation or days before my period will there be chances that I will get pregnant?

If I had protected sex after ovulation or days before my period will there be chances that I will get pregnant?

Most likely not: but sometimes ovulation can be delayed etc also. but if you used protection chances low depending on what kind you used ...Read more

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Had an unprotected sex next day after ovulation period..took plan b with in 10hrs..will i get pregnant?

Had an unprotected  sex next day after ovulation period..took plan b with in 10hrs..will  i get pregnant?

Unlikely but can.: No birth control is 100% effective, even plan B. Check a pregnancy test in 2-3 weeks. Practice safe sex. If you had unprotected sex, consider the possibility of a sexually transmitted disease and get checked for that. ...Read more

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What causes long cycles and extra hair if hormones are within normal range and period happens 14 days after ovulation?

What causes long cycles and extra hair if hormones are within normal range and period happens 14 days after ovulation?

Many options.: There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor for long periods. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. The Skyla and Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in many cases cases. Hair growth is often caused by genetics but in some cases can be improved with treatments. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex four days after ovulation. Took plan b a few minutes after. Was supposed to get period on the 21 but it's 2 days late. Worried?

Had unprotected sex four days after ovulation. Took plan b a few minutes after. Was supposed to get period on the 21 but it's 2 days late. Worried?

Should still work: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Plan B works most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more

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Can my gf get pregnant if we had sex a day after ovulation, with protection, but take a shower together? Her period is supposed to be here next week.

Can my gf get pregnant if we had sex a day after ovulation, with protection, but take a shower together? Her period is supposed to be here next week.

Not likely: If you used protection, the chances of pregnancy are low, but not impossible. Check a home preg test if she misses her period. She can't get pregnant just from showering together though. ...Read more

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Docs, wanted to know if I can get pregnant if we used a condom and the pull out method on my safe period after ovulation?

Docs, wanted to know if I can get pregnant if we used a condom and the pull out method on my safe period after ovulation?

Confusing question: First there is no safe period.Conception can occur on any day of the cycle including menses. (Less likely some days but possible) The pull out method is fine when a condom is also used, while somewhat unnecessary (condoms work). The pull out method without a condom is no protection at all. ...Read more

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