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I'm on my 1st clomid, (clomiphene) tracked BBT, had urine & saliva ovulation tests, had sex every other day around ovulation. Got period today. What went wrong?

I'm on my 1st clomid, (clomiphene) tracked BBT, had urine & saliva ovulation tests, had sex every other day around ovulation. Got period today. What went wrong?

Probably nothing: Even with medication and close tracking, pregnancy does not always occur. You need to give yourself several cycles. If you are still not,pregnant, speak with your doctor about a more aggressive approach. ...Read more

Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more


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Day53 of cycle, no period, hpt and blood negative, US showed no pCos, no endo, no thyroid issue.saliva test shows ferning but not ovulating. TTC?

Day53 of cycle, no period, hpt and blood negative, US showed no pCos, no endo, no thyroid issue.saliva test shows ferning but not ovulating. TTC?

Hormone Imbalance: This is indicative of some sort of hormone imbalance. It could resolve spontaneously without treatment. Stress and illness are common causes. If it persists, see your provider and check it out! ...Read more

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Symptoms of ovulation?

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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Reasobs for excess saliva?

Reasobs for excess saliva?

Excess saliva: Excess saliva, usually with drooling, is not very common in young people, but becomes more common in older folks. It can be caused by discoordination in the pharynx (not swallowing saliva), medications that stimulate salivary glands, conditions that stimulate the GI tract (vomiting, severe heartburn, esophageal spasm), and in older people, weakness of the oral muscles & lips, which leads to leakag. ...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 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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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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What causes a brown saliva?

Mouth bleed: Blood can give your saliva a brown or red tinge to it if you have an active or slow bleed. See dentist or primary doctor to full examination. ...Read more

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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