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For how long does a woman ovulate?

For how long does a woman ovulate?

1 day: The egg can only be fertilized for about 1 day after ovulation, but sperm can live for 4-5 days--so sex 4-5 days prior to ovulation can result in pregnancy. ...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


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How long does a woman usually ovulate?

How long does a woman usually ovulate?

One moment in time: Ovulation is a single moment in time, when her egg pops out of her follicle on the surface of her ovary. Think of it as 1 minute, and then she has already ovulated and the egg is free. Before that 1 minute, she is trying to ovulate, or in the process of ovulation. The real question is when does a woman ovulate, which is usually about 14 days before the start of the next menstrual period. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a woman ovulate?

On average, how long will a woman ovulate?

One: Literally, ovulation occurs at the moment that an oocyte (egg) is released from a woman's ovary. More generally, the peri-ovulatory process (time around ovulation) could be considered to last from the day that lh peaks through actual ovulation (36 hours roughly, ) or even until Progesterone begins to rise (3-to-5 days.). ...Read more

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When the hCG level reach to 0 how long will it take for a woman to ovulate again?

When the hCG level reach to 0 how long will it take for a woman to ovulate again?

Variable.: I assume you are asking how long it can take for woman to ovulate after pregnancy. It depends on how the pregnancy ended. The shortest intervals are after pregnancy terminations such as d and c and ovulation can occur even within 2 weeks. Longer intervals are associated with full term deliveries, and breastfeeding can lengthen this also. It still could be within the first month though. ...Read more

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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

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Is ovulating for too long bad? even if there is no pain whatsoever? what causes a woman to ovulate for a long period of time? Let's say 2 weeks.

Is ovulating for too long bad? even if there is no pain whatsoever? what causes a woman to ovulate for a long period of time? Let's say 2 weeks.

Doesn't happen: The process leading to ovulation lasts two weeks but ovulation itself does not. 48 hours is about all it takes for an egg to "explode" out of the dominant follicle. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live in a woman? I've heard both 5 & 7 days but which is true? If I have unprotected sex am I at risk if I ovulate 7 days after?

Close enough: yes usually 5 days may be six , if you don't want may barely escape. Next time use various available available preventive measures , see your doctor.and also consider to take plan B . ...Read more