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How Long Does An Egg Live After Ovulation
Possible: Nobody really knows how long the egg lasts after ovulation but some experts in the field believe that it lasts for ~ 24 hours. I have seen people get pregnant by having intercourse within 24 hours of ovulation, so it is possible. ...Read more
How long after ovulation does the egg stay viable? I've heard 24 hours? Am i safe if i waited about a week and a half to have sex after ovulating?
Less than 24 hours: Probably less than 24 hours after ovulation. You should not get pregnant from sex a week and a half after you ovulate. Sometimes you can ovulate later than expected or miscalculate when you ovulate, so avoiding sex around the time of ovulation is not a great birth control method, especially if you're 18. Talk to your dr about birth control options. ...Read more
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After ovulation there is a big follicle seen in scan , what does that mean? Another egg is about to release?
Possibly: Ovulation occurs with high levels of estrogen which increase days before ovulation to a maximum 1-2 days before. Usually the mucus that is clear that you notice occurs starting days before ovultion. You have about 24-36 hrs from the peak of the mucus to ovulate. You may see some after ovulation, but it will be much less than seen before. ...Read more
So a woman's egg is viable 12-24 hrs after ovulation? So intercourse the day after ovulation is fine to try to conceive?
Yes: Inside a woman's body, sperm can live for up to five days depending on the conditions. If you have unprotected sex even a few days before your partner ovulates, there is a chance of achieving a pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So if ovulated on Aug 2nd, I heard an egg is viable 12-24 hrs after ovulation? So if I had intercourse Aug 3rd I can still get pregnant?
Yes: If it's been 24 hours or less from ovulation to intercourse, you can get pregnant. It's usually difficult to know exactly when ovulation occurred. Pregnancy is more likely when intercourse is before ovulation, since sperm live longer than the egg. ...Read more
Does Plan B one step really work if i take it during ovulation or after ovulation? Because wouldn't the egg have appeared already and have met sperm?
Works more than 1: Way. Plan b can prevent the ovary from releasing an egg, thickens cervical mucus which makes it harder for the sperm to reach the egg and thins the lining of the uterus to prevent implantation. You should use protection every single time you have vaginal intercourse if you are not ready to become a parent. ...Read more
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