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Doctor insights on: How To Ovulate More Than One Egg

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How can ovulate more than 1 eggs to have twins or triplets?

How can ovulate more than 1 eggs to have twins or triplets?

No natural way: There is no way naturally to increase ovulation numbers. There are medications which can cause multiple ovulations. You need to seriously consider why you want to do this. The risk of problems, complications, pre-term births and life long problems are much greater for multiple births than singleton births. Are you willing to risk these things with your kids for a multiple birth? ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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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 ovulation take if you release more than one egg in one cycle?

How long does ovulation take if you release more than one egg in one cycle?

It varies: Simultaneous ovulation of two separate eggs can occur and be fertilized by two separate sperm and are known as fraternal twins two separate eggs can also be released days apart with the same result. ...Read more

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Is it possible to release more than one egg during ovulation after the removal of implanon?

Is it possible to release more than one egg during ovulation after the removal of implanon?

Sure, but: Ovulation involves the release of an egg from one of the ovaries during each menstrual cycle. It is possible to have more than one egg released during ovulation - that is how fraternal twins occur. However, no form of birth control (including implanon) is known to affect the chances of having twins - fraternal or identical twins. ...Read more

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I got a positive ovulation test on 5/3/14 and a negative one today. Does that mean my egg dropped already or should I still have intercourse?

I got a positive ovulation test on 5/3/14 and a negative one today. Does that mean my egg dropped already or should I still have intercourse?

Yes: On may 3, the positive ovulation test indicating your lh surge, the true ovulation will happen 24 hours later. So intercourse today is still fine to conceive. Good luck! ...Read more

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When you ovulate do you always see egg white mucus? Because I only saw it one time! So does that mean I don't ovulate every month?

When you ovulate do you always see egg white mucus? Because I only saw it one time! So does that mean I don't ovulate every month?

No: Cervical mucus is over-rated as a test of ovulation. It is variable between women and in the same woman month to month. It was helpful when there was nothing better but now we have ovulation prediction tests at the pharmacy without a prescription. This is a much better way to see if you are ovulating and when. Most women who are having menses the same time every month are ovulating. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible to ovulate on a period, Aug 19 one day after my period I checked my cm it was egg white consistency and my cycle is irregular. Advice?

Is it possible to ovulate on a period, Aug 19 one day after my period I checked my cm it was egg white consistency and my cycle is irregular. Advice?

Ovulation: Cervical mucous is not a very reliable way to detect ovulation. If your period is irregular then ovulation is not predictable and may not be occurring at all. Some women have spotting occasionally when ovulating. One ovulates about 14 days before a period not during it. ...Read more

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Very painful ovulation? One doctor said ruptured egg, what does that mean? Unprotected sex throughout cycle could it be implantion?

Very painful ovulation? One doctor said ruptured egg, what does that mean? Unprotected sex throughout cycle could it be implantion?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If you think you are having implantation then check a pregnancy test. Start birth control to prevent unplanned pregnancy ...Read more

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I am 9 days past my period, low open cervix, sore breasts, vaginal egg white fluid, can u ovulate twice in one month? . As I have already ovulated.

I am 9 days past my period, low open cervix, sore breasts, vaginal egg white fluid, can u ovulate twice in one month? . As I have already ovulated.

Twie?: You might ovulate twice in one calendar month but not twice in one cycle. Sore breasts and mucus can be from other things, 'low cervix' doesn't mean anything. ...Read more

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How long does an egg last after ovulation and is pregnancy still possible one day past ovularion?

How long does an egg last after ovulation and is pregnancy still possible one day past ovularion?

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

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Size of an egg during ovulation?

Size of an egg during ovulation?

Follicle size: The egg follicle normally grows to 18-24 mm prior to ovulation. This can be predict the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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Can your eggs ovulate without trigger?

Often yes: Women with normal cycles ovulate every month without trigger. Women using Clomid (clomiphene) about 80% will ovulate without trigger. Women using injectable fertility drugs and doing ivf almost never will ovulate without trigger. The trigger is used mainly to pinpoint the correct timing in many women. ...Read more

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What happens to the egg after ovulating?

What happens to the egg after ovulating?

Uterus: The egg travels to the uterus via the fallopian tubes. Once in the uterus the egg waits for fertilization. If fertilization doesn't occur the egg is either resorbed by the body or is flushed out with the menstrual cycle. ...Read more