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How do you know if you ovulate? I was on chemotherapy from 06-13 and get a regular period, but I don't know if ovulation occurs.

How do you know if you ovulate? I was on chemotherapy from 06-13 and get a regular period, but I don't know if ovulation occurs.

Ovulation occurs: If you are having monthly periods you are ovulating. That is your proof. Many females learn to feel their ovulation. This is known as Mittelschmerz. Ovulation usually occurs just shy of half way through a menstrual cycle. ...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 do you know when you ovulate?

How do you know when you ovulate?

Guessing?: The best way to guess backward is to count 14 days back from the first day of your period. You can also purchase ovulation kits. Just follow the instructions. ...Read more

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How do you know when you ovulate?

How do you know when you ovulate?

Ovulation test: For a woman with periods about the same time every month, the most common time for ovulation is two weeks after the start of your period (regardless of how long your period lasts). You can be more certain by using an ovulation predictor kit: many brands are available at any drug store, and you don't need a prescription. ...Read more

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How do you know you're ovulating.?

Two Ways: Most women learn to feel the event of the ovary releasing the readied egg: an event called Mittelschmerz. And having monthly periods represents ongoing and regular ovulation. If you ovulate and do not get pregnant you have a period. ...Read more

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How to know you re ovulating accurately?

How to know you re ovulating accurately?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular periods you should be ovulating - you can use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not as accurate. Try the ovuquick brand if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

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How to know you ovulated, I don't get ewcm?

Ovulation kit: There is no reason to monitor cervical mucus in today's world. Technology has advanced. If you want to know if you're ovulating buy an ovulation kit at the pharmacy. This can help couples who are trying to get pregnant time intercourse to increase the chances. ...Read more

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How to know if you are ovulating by spinnbarkeit?

How to know if you are ovulating by spinnbarkeit?

Increases before. ..: Spinnbarkeit is the 'stretchy' egg-white-like quality of cervical mucus which occurs before ovulation. You can estimate this by stetching some mucus between your thumb and pointer finger. After ovulation cervical mucus gets thick and is not stretchy. Using an ovulation predictor kit is more accurate than tracking mucus changes - if you have regular cycles, start testing on day 10. ...Read more

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How do you know if you ovulated without using an opk?

How do you know if you ovulated without using an opk?

Many things: The many things: are regular cycles, pre-menstrual breast tenderness, cervical cascade, midcycle pain and bleeding.
The problem with these is they are not accurate in terms of timing. One thing you can do your cycle is regular then you ovulate 14 days before menses. Not accurate if your cycle is irregular. If you know that you are ovulating+ having intercourse 3 times/w you don't need to know when. ...Read more

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How do you know when you ovulate if your period is late every month between 1 to 15 days late?

How do you know when you ovulate if your period is late every month between 1 to 15 days late?

Ovulation prediction: Kit. Available at most drugstores. Will help you predict ovulation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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If you are not on Depo-Provera at the moment how will you know when you ovulate since you don't have periods on depo?

Tough question: If your question is "i was on Depo-Provera and now I'm not, how do I know when I ovulate since I haven't had my period yet? " your cycles will take time to regulate. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating?

Menses: If you are having monthly periods you are ovulating during your cycle. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating?

OTC test: Many times, you don't. Otc test kits can be utilized. Occasionally, women experience "ovulation pain"; the vaguely described mittleschmerz reaction. ...Read more

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How do you know when you've ovulated?

Basal temp rises: If you have been taking your basal body temperature, there is typically a rise of 1/2 degree with Progesterone production, which occurs after ovulation. Also, if you notice lots of good cervical mucus (like egg white), that is a sign that your are nearing ovulation. When it suddenly goes away, that is probably a sign that you are in the second half (progesterone-producing) part of the cycle. ...Read more

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How to know when you start to ovulate?

How to know when you start to ovulate?

OvulationTest kits..: Do an ovulation prediction test! You can buy test kits at the pharmacy without a prescription that will tell you when you are about to ovulate. They can help you time intercourse to achieve pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How do you know when you are ovulating?

How do you know when you are ovulating?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online, get the 9 stick pack) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

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How do you know if you actually ovulate?

How do you know if you actually ovulate?

Spontaneous periods: If you have spontaneous periods (meaning without medicine) then you are almost certainly ovulating; whether your ovulations are always normal is a different question. ...Read more

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How do you know when you are ovulating?

Usually you can't: Ovulation symptoms are not common, some women will feel mild tenderness on the side that ovulation occurs on. You can test if you are ovulating by doing a home ovulation predictor kit. ...Read more

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How do you know if you're ovulating or not?

Regular cycles: In general woman with regular menstrual cycles are ovulating. So if your cycles are between 22 -35 days most likely you are. You can get an over the counter ovulation predictor kit to be sure. Start the predictor kit around day 7 if you have short cycles (less than 27 days) and day 12 for longer cycles (around 28 days or more). ...Read more

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How do you know when you re ovulating normally?

How do you know when you re ovulating normally?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online, get the 9 stick pack) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating or close to ovulating?

See below.: Ovulation occurs fairly predictably at 14 days prior to the next menstrual period. If your periods are irregular then an ovulation predictor kit is available at the pharmacy. ...Read more

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How do you know when you are ovulating without using a test?

Cervical mucous: The cervical mucous and vaginal fluids tend to increase and some women can note a mild abdominal cramp when ovulating. ...Read more

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How do you know when you're ovulating if your cycle is irregular?

How do you know when you're ovulating if your cycle is irregular?

Several Options: Some of our patients with irregular cycles are monitored with sonograms and hormone levels to determine the optimal time to conceive. Other patients have had success with a fertility monitor that measures estrogen, Progesterone and lh levels in the urine. Better still would be to determine why you have irregular cycles and take steps to improve your regularity. A fertility doctor may be helpful. ...Read more

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How do you know when you are ovulating if your cycle is 40 days, are there natural herbs to help?

It's really hard: To tell the more irregular teh cycles are. An OPK "might" help, but I bet it's only 50/50. Ultrasound would be almost 100% reliable. No, no herbs make any difference in regulating cycles, that's all voodoo and internet nonsense. ...Read more

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How do you know when you are ovulating other then counting down period days since I'm irregular?

How do you know when you are ovulating other then counting down period days since I'm irregular?

Hormone Measurement: A slight rise in basal body temperature, typically 1/2 to 1 degree, measured by a thermometer-keep a daily l
higher levels of lh, luteinizing hormone, measured on a home urine test (most accurate)
cervical mucus, or vaginal discharge, may appear clearer, thinner, and stretchy
tender breasts
abdominal bloating
light spotting
slight pain or ache on one side of the abdome. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have ovulation pain or an ovarian cyst rupture?

How do you know if you have ovulation pain or an ovarian cyst rupture?

Ovarian Pain: Ovulation pain is for 1-2 days mid cycle. A pain from a cyst would occur after ovulation in the 2nd half of your cycle and persist for several days pelvic pain should be further evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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When you have irregular periods how do you know when you are ovulating?

When you have irregular periods how do you know when you are ovulating?

You may not: When you have irregular periods, you may have to rely on other methods, such as tracking basal body temperature, monitoring cervical mucous. If you are someone who has ovarian pain with ovulation, that can help too. Of course ovulation predictor kits are great for pts who know appx when ovulating, but may be cost prohibitive if you're not sure... You could spend a lot of $ trying to guess! ...Read more

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How would you know if you are ovulating or fertile if you have very irregular period? Sometimes, a month or 2 skips. Thanks

How would you know if you are ovulating or fertile if you have very irregular period? Sometimes, a month or 2 skips. Thanks

Probably not: If your cycles are as irregular as you say, you are probably not ovulating. You need to see your GYN to find out what's going on. ...Read more