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Other than an ovulation kit is there any other way to tell if your ovulating?

Other than an ovulation kit is there any other way to tell if your ovulating?

Cycle: If your menses is very regular, you can predict your next starting date, count back 14 days and that is the day you should ovulate. Kits are needed for everyone else! ...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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How can you tell if your ovulating without using an ovulation prediction kit ?

How can you tell if your ovulating without using an ovulation prediction kit ?

A few ideas: Some women use mapping of basal body temperature. First thing in the morning before you do anything else. Your temp will rise when ovulation occurs. Believe it or not, there are apps that can help you do this. Cervical mucous is another, but can be more complicated. Mucous thins out and becomes more watery around time of ovulation, like an egg white. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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If you don't have a regular menstrual cycle ; what are other ways to tell that you are ovulating without going to the drug store and buying a kit?

If you don't have a regular menstrual cycle ; what are other ways to tell that you are ovulating without going to the drug store and buying a kit?

Likely not ovulating: If you are nor have regular cycles, that is the best evidence that you are NOT ovulating regularly. You can check basal body temperatures, but this will be very difficult to interpret if cycles are irregular. ...Read more

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Is there a way to calculate ovulation dates without a kit?

Is there a way to calculate ovulation dates without a kit?

Usually 14 days: Usually, a woman ovulates 14 days before her period. Life is not exact, so there can be variations, but one can just look on her calendar and mark the day when she expects her NEXT period will start. Count backwards 2 weeks (14 days) from the marked day on the calendar, to arrive at the estimated ovulation day. ...Read more

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How do ovulation kits usually work?

How do ovulation kits usually work?

Hormone detection: Ovulation kits detect a surge in lh, luteinizing hormone associated with ovulation. The more expensive kits also test for estrogen, which rises a few days before the LH surge, giving earlier signals of ovulation. ...Read more

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How accurate is the ovulation kit????

How accurate is the ovulation kit????

Not perfect : Not perfect, however, very good. I commonly recommend it to my patients. ...Read more

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How do I read an at home ovulation kit?

How do I read an at home ovulation kit?

Kit instructions: The kit should contain instructions on the correct interpretation of results. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007062.htm ...Read more

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Which of the ovulation kit is the best. ?

Which of the ovulation kit is the best. ?

None: They all work the same. none is better than another. I recommend the easiest and cheapest one ...Read more