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Is it possible to ovulate the week after going off the pill?

Is it possible to ovulate the week after going off the pill?

Yes, possible: Many women do become pregnant the first cycle after discontinuing the oral contraceptive pill. "mother nature" is persistent in propagating the species, so if it is not your intention to be pregnant please use contraception, and if you desire pregnancy "go for it". ...Read more

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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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Is it possible to ovulate on the pill? Or can you have PMS cramps 2 weeks before your period? Cramps are relieved with OTC pain meds.

Is it possible to ovulate on the pill? Or can you have PMS cramps 2 weeks before your period? Cramps are relieved with OTC pain meds.

Should not: One should not ovulate on the pill. It works by preventing ovulation. If you miss pills then yes one can ovulate and get pregnant. Cramps can be caused by many things other than uterus. Bladder and bowel are common causes. ...Read more

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Can i ovulate a week after stopping the pill?

Can i ovulate a week after stopping the pill?

Yes: Ovulation could occur as soon as a week after stopping the pill, but could also take as long as six months. ...Read more

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Got off the pill 2 months ago and i ovulated week ago. My husband and I had sex 3 times during ovulation. Should i be experiencing anything yet?

Got off the pill 2 months ago and i ovulated  week ago. My husband and I had sex 3 times during ovulation. Should i be experiencing anything yet?

Unlikely: You wouldn't notice any of the classic symptoms for several weeks yet. Your best bet is to wait, and if you miss your period, get a pregnancy test. That's about the earliest you can find out. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Will I ovulate after withdrawl bleeding? I recently came off the pill and started my withdrawl bleed yesterday. Will I still ovulate a week after?

Will I ovulate after withdrawl bleeding? I recently came off the pill and started my withdrawl bleed yesterday. Will I still ovulate a week after?

Not quite: under normal circumstance, you ovulate 14 days before the first day of your period. If you have regular 28 day cycles while off the pill, you ovulate 14 days after first day of period. If you have regular 35 day cycles, you ovulate 21 days after first day of your period. So on and so forth. Measuring basal body temp or using an ovulation kit will help you know when you ovulate. ...Read more

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I've stopping taking the pill was on it for 10 years. Got my period 2 day after stopping and again 7 weeks later will i ovulate normally now?

I've stopping taking the pill was on it for 10 years. Got my period 2 day after stopping and again 7 weeks later will i ovulate normally now?

Maybe: You will have to track them over time. The pills have no long term effects after you stop taking them. Now you are back to whatever is normal for you. Over the next few months you will see if you have regular cycles or not without the help of birth control. This will be your baseline and not a result of having taken the pill. ...Read more

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Ovulating test positive 3 days from stopping the pill but did miss a few a week before, still a light bleed mixed with lots of egg white discharge?

Ovulating test positive 3 days from stopping the pill but did miss a few a week before, still a light bleed mixed with lots of egg white discharge?

Ovulation: If you are on the birth control you may not be ovulating. So I am unsure what ovulation test you are reading. Egg white discharge is common after a sexual encounter. It is semen mixed with vaginal fluid. Egg white discharge does not in any way demonstrate ovulation. ...Read more

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Could I be ovulating on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate)? I am having some pain but no ewcm. I have been on the pill 2 weeks today

Could I be ovulating on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate)? I am having some pain but no ewcm. I have been on the pill 2 weeks today

Not likely: You should not be ovulating on the pill, although if this is just your first month, it still could happen. This is why we usually recommend backup contraception the first month. If the pain continues, however, you may need to get checked. ...Read more

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How long can it take to ovulate after going off the pill?

How long can it take to ovulate after going off the pill?

One cycle: Most women ovulate first cycle off the pill, some take up to 2 or 3 cycles. ...Read more