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Dr. Bruce Pierce
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How long does ovulation symptoms last? I usually feel light cramps and bloated some light headaches for about a week before ovulation. Is it normal?

Dr. Bruce Pierce
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How long does ovulation symptoms last? I usually feel light cramps and bloated some light headaches for about a week before ovulation. Is it normal?

It varies: But this sounds normal, if it worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Venkata Vallury
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For the last 3-4 days I have had thin, watery vaginal discharge with no odor or other symptoms. Ovulation discharge? Lasting longer than expected.

Dr. Venkata Vallury
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For the last 3-4 days I have had thin, watery vaginal discharge with no odor or other symptoms. Ovulation discharge? Lasting longer than expected.

Discharge: seems normal as some women have this type of discharge on a daily basis upto their next cycle. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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How long does ovulation symptoms last?missed my period by 5 days and negative at home preg test I've been cramping for 5 days could I be ovulatin late

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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How long does ovulation symptoms last?missed my period by 5 days and negative at home preg test I've been cramping for 5 days could I be ovulatin late

Hard to say: We can not really predict when someone is going to ovulate during any one menstrual cycle. In general ovulation occurs about 14 days before your next period. If you continue to have irregular periods you should consider seeing a Gynecologist to discuss options for cycle regulation ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Chenette
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How long does ovulation last?

Dr. Philip Chenette
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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One day: Ovulation, release of the egg, is a one time event, once per month. A woman's fertilie period begins several days before ovulation. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Zimon
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How many days do symptoms of ovulation last?

Dr. Richard Zimon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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How many days do symptoms of ovulation last?

24-48hrs: Usually only 24-36...48 hours tops Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
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How long does ovulation last?

Dr. Neeoo Chin
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How long does ovulation last?

Ovulation: Ovulation occurs over a few hours where the egg is released from the ovary . The egg can be fertilized over a 12 to 24 hour time period. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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How long does ovulation last?

Dr. Seth Derman
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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How long does ovulation last?

Not that long: Ovulation is quick process that lasts on a matter of minutes. The egg is fertilizable for about 12 hours. The sperm however can last in the cervical mucus for 2-3 days extending the fertile period out. ...Read more

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Dr. Chukwuma M. Okoroji
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How long does ovulation last?

Dr. Chukwuma M. Okoroji
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Instantaneous. : Ovulation happens as an instantaneous event usually on day 14 of a 28 day cycle. The signs of ovulation start a day or two earlier and continue after ovulation has occurred. When an egg is released it retains its maximum fertilizing potential for about 24 hours after which it dies. ...Read more

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Dr. Kimberly Kuncl
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How long does an ovulation last?

Dr. Kimberly Kuncl
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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The egg lives @2d: Ovulation is when the egg is released from the ovary. It generally occurs 2 weeks after the first day of the last menstrual period. The egg survives about two days after ovulation unless it is fertilized. This is conception and a subsequent pregnancy. ...Read more

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