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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Overview)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be fertilized by the sperm.


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How do you test to see if you are ovulating?

How do you test to see if you are ovulating?

Ovulation timing: The most reliable non invasive test for timing of ovulation is a urine test that you can do at home. Basal body temperature is also good but more cumbersome. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Chenette
1,737 doctors shared insights

Ovulation (Overview)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be fertilized by the sperm.


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What are the signs that you are begining to ovulate?

What are the signs that you are begining to ovulate?

Several: Prior to ovulation, 50% of women have cervical mucous production, you can have a positive ovulation detection kit, if doing bbt's, your temperature will raise .4-1.0 f. Some women get ovulation "pain" and in some, an increase sex drive. Can always do an ultrasound can can show a pre-ovulatory follicle. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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When do women ovulate?

When do women ovulate?

Midcycle: Ovulation almost always occurs 14 days before the menstrual period starts, and the new cycle starts the first day bleeding begins. The normal menstrual cycle can be from 21 to 35 days long. So ovulation can happen anywhere from 7 to 21 days after the period starts - depending on the cycle length. Most women start a period (and new cycle) every 28 to 30 days - so they ovulate 14 to 16 days later. ...Read more

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If i'm due january 20, 2013 when did i ovulate?

If i'm due january 20, 2013 when did i ovulate?

Conception 4/29/12: This is an estimate based on the due date using a 40-wk pregnancy calendar; conception likely occurred on 4/29/12, but u may have ovulated that day, day before, or even 2-3 days before 4/29. Remember, your due date is an estimate, so the date of conception/ovulation is also estimated. Congrats on the pregnancy. Eat well, take your prenatals, exercise regularly and see doc regularly too. Good luck. ...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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Wht hv i been ovulating for three days?

Wht hv i been ovulating for three days?

What do you mean?: Ovulation is an event that last a few hours. Markers for ovulation last longer than that. Please repost question explaining in more detail your concern in order for the health tap community to have a better answer for you. ...Read more

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Could I ovulate more than once a cycle?

Usually not: Ovulation occurs usually once per cycle. Occasionally two eggs can be released during the same cycle during the ovulation time. ...Read more

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How do u know when ur ovulating?

Ovulation: There are several ways to know when you're ovulating: 1.Body awareness - many women experience watery mucus discharge several days prior to ovulation, 2. Urine testing for the lh surg occuring 24 hrs prior to ovulation. 3. Ovwatch which predicts ovualtion 5 days in advance. ...Read more

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If a woman ovulates is she firtle?

If a woman ovulates is she firtle?

Fertility w ovulation: Usually a woman would be considered fertile if she is releasing eggs from the ovary with ovulation. But there are reasons why a woman may be infertile even if she's releasing eggs. An example of this would be if a womans fallopian tubes were blocked. In that situation, she would not be fertile even though ovulating. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman not to ovulate in a cycle? If so, what's the cause of it

Ovulation: If you get a Period every month then you should be ovulating unless you have Anovulatory cycle which it means you bleed but not having Ovulation, the causes for anovulatory cycle are Hormonal imbalance, Polycystic Ovary, Thyroid dysfunction, excessive weight loss, Excessive exercise, stress, etc. Hope this helps, ...Read more

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