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Doctor insights on: Reasons For Ovulating Late In Cycle

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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


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Been TTC, ovulated around 23/11, my period is now 3/4 days late. Did a test 1 day ago, was negative. What other reason could I have missed my period?

Been TTC, ovulated around 23/11, my period is now 3/4 days late. Did a test 1 day ago,  was negative. What other reason could I have missed my period?

Several reasons: Periods can simply be delayed because of natural hormonal reasons. Other causes include medical conditions like thyroid, disease, stress, etc. This is just a short list of reasons that don't include pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have been getting positives then negatives then positives on ovulation test. Is there any reason why this is happening? Are they real positives?

I have been getting positives then negatives then positives on ovulation test. Is there any reason why this is happening? Are they real positives?

Progesterone test: Ovulation tests can be useful but not always. Once you get a positive you stop testing for that cycle as the hormone detected (LH) lingers around. Some patients have a chronically high LH making the test unreliable. In those cases a midluteal phase progesterone blood test much be done. ...Read more

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I have had a positive LH surge from ovulation tests for 5 days. Is this normal? If not, what could the reason be? Cycle are typically 50 days.

I have had a positive LH surge from ovulation tests for 5 days. Is this normal? If not, what could the reason be? Cycle are typically 50 days.

OPK: The accuracy of opk varies - sadly, the opk are more reliable the more regular your cycles are normal, meaning the women who need them most will get the least use out of them. 5 days of "lh surge" is not physiologic, so it's either a bad test or you have a very unusual ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to rectify ovulation prob. naturally without taking medicines coz i feel my stress is the reason for this disorder n am controlling it ?

Is it possible to rectify ovulation prob. naturally without taking medicines coz i feel my stress is the reason for this disorder n am controlling it ?

Natural ovulation RX: It depends on why you are not ovulating. If it is due to diet, excess exercise or stress, liefstyle changes can help. If you are overweight, weight loss can help. If PCOS, low glycemic diet, exercise and supplements like cinnamon and ovasitol [see theralogix.com] can help. ...Read more

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What can be a reason to have sore breast if you are not ovulating?

What can be a reason to have sore breast if you are not ovulating?

Ovulation: It is extremely rare not to ovulate. What makes you think your friend is not ovulating? If she is on birth control her symptoms are related to hormones. ...Read more

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Is bloating normal during ovulation? If so, what's the reason for it?

Is bloating normal during ovulation? If so, what's the reason for it?

Can be: Many women feel different things after ovulation. The hormone responsible is progesterone. Some women feel no symptoms others feel many. However, usually when people are monitoring their cycles the symptoms get more noticeable. ...Read more