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Doctor insights on: Perimenopause Ovulation

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Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

Period of time when your estrogen levels start to decline, your periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other ...Read more


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Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods early menopause?

Are irregular periods  early menopause?

Not necessarily: Perimenopause-the time before menopause brings all kinds of changes including irregular periods (too early or too late), heavier to lighter bleeding, mood swings, hot flashes etc. Other cuases of irregular periods can be hormonal imbalances, thyroid disorders, stress/trauma, medications, and or anatomical problems. Talk to your physician for more help. ...Read more

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Does ovulation occur after menopause?

Does ovulation occur after menopause?

No: Never. By definition menopause means "after your last period ever." you do not ovulate after that. ...Read more

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Could ovulation occur during menopause?

Could ovulation occur during menopause?

Maybe: Sometimes women seemingly go into menopause, stop having periods and have an elevated fsh (a hormone that goes up after menopause) and then unexpectedly have a few more periods again. Conceivably, they have ovulated again. ...Read more

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Reason: +lh surge, sex during ovulation "window", missed period 16 days? Period day 16. Why the delay in menstruation if LH surge detected mid cycle?

Reason: +lh surge, sex during ovulation "window", missed period 16 days? Period day 16. Why the delay in menstruation if LH surge detected mid cycle?

Several posibilities: You may have had an early spontaneous abortion, may be pregnant and still menstruating because more than one ovum implanted unfertilized, or other explanations possible. You can get a urine test strip for pregnancy from your friendly pharmacist. Good luck. If this regulates itself, no problem. If recurs, see an ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more

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Menstraul cycle delays?

Menstraul cycle delays?

Periods: There is always the possibility of variation in your menstral cycle. A normal cycle can be anywhere from 21-35 days. ...Read more

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What's luteinizing hormone LH deficiency from--menopause?

What's luteinizing hormone LH deficiency from--menopause?

Not deficient: Lh deficinecy does not go with menopause; in fact lh levels get very much higher during and after menopause. ...Read more

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Confused about late ovulation & late menstruation?

Confused about late ovulation & late menstruation?

Two separate issues: Late ovulation leads to late menstruation. If you are pregnant then menstruation may never come or if you have a biochemical pregnancy then you may have a late menstruation as a result of the biochemical pregnancy. Not clear what your question is exactly. ...Read more

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Progesterone micronized can delay menstruation?

Yes: The period comes on when Progesterone levels drop. If a woman is taking progesterone, the level will stay high and the period will be delayed. ...Read more

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Missed period after 2nd cycle of clomid (clomiphene)?

Missed period after 2nd cycle of clomid (clomiphene)?

Few things...: Either there is a pregnancy or you didn't ovulate. Test for pregnancy. If negative, repeat in a few days. If still negative, the dose of Clomid (clomiphene) may need to be increased. Talk to the prescribing doctor about whether this is good advice for your specific situation. ...Read more

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Antibiotics in early menstrual cycle effect on ovulation?

Antibiotics in early menstrual cycle effect on ovulation?

Not usually: Unless you are on a triple iV antibiotic for a very serious infection then ovulation is not affected. ...Read more

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Can a menopause women still ovulate?

Rarely: The very high level of gonad stimulating hormone succeeds to induce a few residual eggs to develop and ovulate. This happens rarely. ...Read more

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Use ovulation kit on projected ovulation day?

Yes: Best to get the kind where you use it every day so that you do not miss ovulation. If you are 48 and trying to conceive, do not wait too long before you see a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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