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How do I know if I ovulate every month? I get my period every month but I don't know if I ovulate every month.

How do I know if I ovulate every month?  I get my period every month but I don't know if I ovulate every month.

Ovulation predictor: Women who don't ovulate don't have regular periods. An ovulation predictor kit is a good way of confirming that you are ovulating - get from a pharmacy, don't buy a monitor. Start testing every day from day 10 in your cycle (day 1 is the first day of your period). Test between 10 am and noon. If you test for a couple of months and it's not working see your OB or a fertility specialist if ttc. ...Read more

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Can you not ovulate and still get your period every month?

Can you not ovulate and still get your period every month?

Absolutely not: ...Unless you are using cyclic medication like birth control pills: that's what they do, give you a pharamacologic 'period' every month while not ovulating. ...Read more

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How is it possible to get your period every month but not ovulate?

How is it possible to get your period every month but not ovulate?

Happens: it does happen. it means you have abnormal bleeding not really periods. the only way to confirm that is by ultrasounds and bloodwork during your cycle. ovulation kits will not tell you since they are often incorrect ...Read more

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When I have myself period, does that mean I am also ovulating? Like my system is good to try for a baby soon? I get a 7 day period every month.

When I have myself period, does that mean I am also ovulating? Like my system is good to try for a baby soon? I get a 7 day period every month.

Generally true: When someone is having regular, cyclic, predictable periods it is highly likely that they are ovulating about 14 days before their period comes. That is true in most cases. ...Read more

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I don't get my period every month, does this mean it will be harder for me to get pregnant? I have been taking the at home ovulation test for 6 months now, we are having sex atleast three times a week, i've been laying on my back in bed for 10-15 min. Aft

I don't get my period every month, does this mean it will be harder for me to get pregnant? I have been taking the at home ovulation test for 6 months now, we are having sex atleast three times a week, i've been laying on my back in bed for 10-15 min. Aft

If : If you don't get your period you are either pregnant or you did not ovulate. If you are not ovulating you can not get pregnant. Usually an ovulation predictor kit will not be positive when you are not ovulating. If you are not ovulating you should see your doctor to determine why you are not ovulating and offer you treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I know you can have an period every month and not ovulate how is that possible and how do I know if I have ovulated or not?

I know you can have an period every month and not ovulate how is that possible and how do I know if I have ovulated or not?

Ovulation test: Usually regular periods means ovulation. However, it's possible to have regular periods and not ovulate (but unusual). I'm not sure the mechanism. Doing ovulation testing will help to know. Also, a doctor can order a Progesterone blood test for 1 week before an expected period which will confirm ovulation. ...Read more

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I have taken the day 21 progesterone twice and both times the results indicated that l'm not ovulating but i still have my period every month , why ?

I have taken the day 21 progesterone twice and both times the results indicated that l'm not ovulating but i still have my period every month , why ?

Normal : If your Progesterone was elivated you would not get rid of your endometrium or have your mensus. It is precisely the loss of the Progesterone that is alowing the endometrium to come off. ...Read more

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If I have pcos will I have a period every month? Does it mean I'm ovulating since I come on between 26 to 28 cycles days?

If I have pcos will I have a period every month?  Does it mean I'm ovulating  since I come on between 26 to 28 cycles days?

PCOS: If you have regular 26 to 28 day cycles that is fairly strong evidence that you are ovulating and don't have PCOS. Irregular and infrequent periods are one of the primary symptoms of PCOS and are usually the presenting symptom. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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When is my ovulation date if i start my period every month on the 25. What are my best chances of getting pregnant? How long does the egg lives?

When is my ovulation date if i start my period every month on the 25. What are my best chances of getting pregnant? How long does the egg lives?

Day 12-16: Ovulation varies, but usually occurs 12-14 days before your menses. If cycles are 30 days, that means day 14-18 is most likely. If cycles are 27-28 days, day 12-14 is the most likely day of ovulation. Pregnancy is possible with intercourse at any time of the cycle, but is most likely day 11-16 of a 28 day cycle. ...Read more

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How do I know when I ovulate? I get my period every 25th of the month.. Am regular. My period lasts for about 3-5 days.

How do I know when I ovulate? I get my period every 25th of the month.. Am regular. My period lasts for about 3-5 days.

Confirm ovulaton: To know for sure if you ovulate you either have to conceive or recover an egg from the uterus. All other tests are suggestive such as lh testing, sonograms, serum Progesterone or endometrial bx, but do not absolutely confirm ovulation. ...Read more

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If iget my period every 21 of each month when is the perfect time to get pregnant ?& when is my ovulation days ?

If iget my period every 21 of each month when is the perfect time to get pregnant ?& when is my ovulation days ?

Pregnancy Calculator: Here is a link to a pregnancy calculator that can be used to check out optimal dates. http://www.babymed.com/pregnancy-due-date-calculator? Good luck ! ...Read more

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My mc is always on 24or 26days of every month is this a normal period or not?What is the best time for my ovulation in this period gap to get pregnant

My mc is always on 24or 26days of every month is this a normal period or not?What is the best time for my ovulation in this period gap to get pregnant

Some people: Have shorter cycles than others; about day #14 after the first day of the last period is when u ovulate, need to have intercourse day 10, 12, but get an ovulation predictor kit for more precision, available at most drug stores. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pcos get period every 3 months. Just ovulated a few weeks ago and friday bled a thick brown blood for 3/4 days. Today nauseous. Is this implantation?

Pcos get period every 3 months. Just ovulated a few weeks ago and friday bled a thick brown blood for 3/4 days. Today nauseous. Is this implantation?

Not implantation: There is no symptom that is consistent or reliable enough to tell, it's all just guessing. You just have to wait until you can test. ...Read more

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