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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.


Dr. Philip Chenette
1,816 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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When do u ovulate?

When do u ovulate?

Middle of Cycle: Most women have regular menstrual cycles. When the cycle is between about 25 and 35 days long ovulation usually occurs around the middle of the cycle. That is not always the case, especially as the timing of the cycle is shorter or longer. You can check ovulation kits at home to get a better idea. They are sold at most pharmacies. ...Read more

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What is ovulation ?

What is ovulation ?

Ovulation: Ovulation is the cornerstone and reason for menstrual cycles. Ovulation is the process of preparing an egg by the ovary for impregnation and pregnancy. It is also the event of the egg being pushed out of the ovary to meet sperm to cause pregnancy. Ovulation usually happens just shy of halfway through the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What is an ovulation?

What is an ovulation?

Explosive production: It is Mother Nature's preparation and explosive production of a monthly egg available for the right sperm suitors. ...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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Symptoms of ovulation?

All or just some: Change in cervical fluid, change in cervical firmness and position, increased basal temperature - most commonly used, also: breast tenderness, some cramping or pain on one side of the pelvis, breast tenderness, abdominal bloating increased sex drive, heightened sense of smell, taste. ...Read more

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How does ovulation works?

How does ovulation works?

Ovulation Process: Ovulation (release of the egg) is a complex interaction of the brain (hypothalamus), pituitary and ovary. The ovary actually controls the cycle. Fsh stimulates the follicle and 1 ovulates (most receptive of 500+ that grow each cycle), estrogen from foll is signal to brain to trigger ovul (lh). Ovul releases egg and starts genetic meiosis. Fertility drug (hcg ) is similar to lh, others affect above. ...Read more

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Do u ovulate every month?

Do u ovulate every month?

Usually: Between menarche & menopause. Often irregular when periods start during menarche & again approaching menopause. Of course u don't ovulate during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How i know i'm ovulating?

How i know i'm ovulating?

Urine ovulation kit.: It is not easy to know for sure you are ovulating. Partly, it depends on how regular and far apart your periods are. Some women believe they can tell by a pain (mittelschmertz) they have around the time of presumed ovulation, but ultrasound studies dont verify this. The home urine ovuilation tests tell when there is a lh rise, which typically precedes ovulation. Temperature tests rarely help. ...Read more

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When does a women ovulate?

When does a women ovulate?

Every month...: Usually ovulation occurs midway through the month; usually around day 14 of the menstrual cycle. There are individual differences of course; and some even measure their basal body temperature to pinpoint exactly when(useful in conception attempts). ...Read more

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What is time of ovulation?

What is time of ovulation?

14 days before: Ovulation occurs 14 days before you have your period. You can use your past history of determine the likely days of ovulation. You can also use a home ovulation kit if you are trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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How long do women ovulate?

How long do women ovulate?

One moment: Ovulation happens at one moment in time, so you can talk about an ovulation day. Symptoms can go for several days, but this is not several days of ovulation. ...Read more

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Can i swim on my ovulation?

Can i swim on my ovulation?

Sure: Unless you are keeping tract, most women do not even know when they are ovulating. Swimming should not effect your ability to get pregnant; although, some doctors may suggest that if you know you are ovulating, to probably stay out of the pool on the outside chance of getting an infection. I think, however, that this is extremely unlikely. ...Read more

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How many days do u ovulate?

How many days do u ovulate?

Ovulation: You ovulate (pass the egg) only once per month, however there are three to four days plus that day where you are fertile to get pregnant as that egg moves around before being discarded by the body, if you dont use it. This is the time you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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How to know when ovulating?

How to know when ovulating?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online, get the 9 stick pack) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

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How do I know im ovulating?

How do I know im ovulating?

Menstrual cycle: Ovulation occurs as a phase women's menstral cycle. Ovulation occurs at different times based on things like hormone levels, physical activity, and stress. However if your menstral cycle is the normal 28 days, then ovulation most likely occurs on the 14 day after the first day of your period. To know for sure, over the counter tests can be purchased. ...Read more

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What is multiple ovulation?

What is multiple ovulation?

More than one egg: In normal human females, one or much less frequently two follicles release eggs that could be fertilized and produce pregnancy. The older a woman gets, the more likely she is to have multiple ovulation. It is much less likely to ovulate three follicles or more. This though explains the spontaneous occurrence of twins and triplets. ...Read more

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When does ovulation occur ?

When does ovulation occur ?

End menstral cycle: The last day of bleeding symbolizes your ovulation time. This is why we use that day to estimate your date of conception. ...Read more

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What is ovulating/ovulation?

Ovulation =: ripe egg is discharged from the ovary. ...Read more