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I only have one ovary working is it possible to only ovulate every other month as were finding it hard to conceive with no other problems. ?

I only have one ovary working is it possible to only ovulate every other month as were finding it hard to conceive with no other problems.           
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DO NOT TRY TOO HARD: Relax. Understand that you can conceive with only 1 ovary, unless it is infected or diseased. Try to let your partner's sperm count rise, waiting 2-3 days before intercourse. Make sure you are naturally well lubricated and the your partner is also secreting seminal fluid. Position yourself on your back with your legs resting on his shoulders and a pillow under your hips. Wait 5 minutes afterwards ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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Are ovaries enlarged when ovulating?

Are ovaries enlarged when ovulating?

Its the follicle: It is the follicle that is enlarged during ovulation. A follicle is a cyst with an egg inside. ...Read more

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Do people ever ovulate in two ovaries within 24 hours?

Yes: If each ovary made an egg in the same month automatically they would both release those eggs in response to your hormones. So it is possible. ...Read more

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How do I know what ovary ovulated the left or the right?

How do I know what ovary ovulated the left or the right?

Ultrasound: Unless you you have pain specific to the side on which you ovulate each month, the only way to know is to do monthly ultrasounds. ...Read more

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For what reasons do women get pain on their ovaries while not during ovulation?

For what reasons do women get pain on their ovaries while not during ovulation?

Abnormal: You really should not get pain. So the possibilities are ovarian cysts, endometriosis, scar tissue. If it persists it is worth getting an evaluation with at least an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What is the range of normal measurememts of ovaries? And does an ovary get larger prior to ovulation

What is the range of normal measurememts of ovaries?  And does an ovary get larger prior to ovulation

2-3-4: It depends on women's age. In general and for most women, the measurement shoudl be about 2x3x4 cm size. It is little bigger prior to ovulation due to the dominant follicle measures almost 2 cm size. ...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