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Doctor insights on: Smelly Gas During Ovulation

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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Is the estimated time of conception 2 weeks after ga even if I ovulated late?

Is the estimated time of conception 2 weeks after ga even if I ovulated late?

What do you know?: "What you know" will give you the answer. For example, if a woman knows her LMP (the start of her last period) and she knows she ovulates later than 2 weeks after that, then her estimated date of conception will be more than 2 weeks after her LMP. If she knows her ovulation date but not her LMP, then yes we simply label whatever day is 2 weeks before her ovulation as the start of her pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a lot of gas when ovulating?

Is it normal to have a lot of gas when ovulating?

Ovulation: Is not usually associated with gassy pains; it would not be worrisome if these two go together though. ...Read more

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Is back pain from gas or ovulation?

Is back pain from gas or ovulation?

Back pain: Back pain can be felt from both of these, however, the overies and bowels would have to be in the posterior part of your abdomen to cause these symptoms. Ovulation is quick and over in a day or 2. Gas is usually more painful in the front of your abdomen. But both can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Why lots of gas after ovulation?

Progesterone: After ovulation you begin to produce progesterone. The Progesterone causes the bowel to slow down a bit which results in an increase in the amount of gas retained in the bowel. ...Read more

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If blood test says ovulated day 21 of 28 day cycle, when estimating the fa from an u/s wld I only subtract 7 dys from the ga instead of 14? Pls help!

If blood test says ovulated day 21 of 28 day cycle, when estimating the fa from an u/s wld I only subtract 7 dys from the ga instead of 14? Pls help!

No. Still use 14.: If the estimated gestational age is only from an ultrasound dating scan, that result already added in the 2 weeks from LMP to conception. That means the estimated conception date is always 2 weeks after the estimated last menstrual period date given by the ultrasound scan. The reason is: if the gestational age estimate is from the ultrasound scan alone, the calculations ignore the blood test. ...Read more

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Why do I experience cramps and gas after ovulation?

Why do I experience cramps and gas after ovulation?

Normal: It's normal to have these symptoms after ovulation. They likely are due to the hormonal changes that occur in your cycle. Whereas estrogen predominates the first 1/2 of the cycle, Progesterone dominates the 2nd 1/2 and Progesterone causes the bowel to slow down, and causing increased gas production/bloating. Cramping can also be due to physical effects of egg leaving the ovary. ...Read more

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We are ttc. Is gas/flatulance a common predictor of ovulation or an early sign of conception?

We are ttc. Is gas/flatulance a common predictor of ovulation or an early sign of conception?

No: Common signs are: clear crystalline stringy
cervical mucous, and some women actually have a painful sensation or "mittelschmerz" when they ovulate. In general though, if you
don't need to worry about it. If you are have sex just 2-3 times a week there are always sperm in your tubes. You don't need to "time"
sex. That can take some of the fun out of it. ...Read more

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I've been having cramps /feeling bloated and lots of gas in my stomach was I ovulating?

Possibly: Most likely you are having upset bowels. Ovulation usually causes a more sharp or achy pain, but not bloating or gas. ...Read more

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Gas & sickness 6 days post ovulation?

Gas & sickness 6 days post ovulation?

Not related: To ovulation, must be another reason. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Having mild cramps, bloating and gas between periods could that be just ovulation?

Having mild cramps, bloating and gas between periods could that be just ovulation?

Cramps maybe: Some cramps with ovulation are common but not gas or bloating. Those are signs of progesterone, characteristic of CD-20 or later. The bloating is increase bowel gas and may be interpreted by the patient as "gas." Progesterone worsens insulin resistance and in the luteal phase, carbohydrate intake is greater, creating more bowel gas. When 27feet of bowel increases diameter bloating occurs. ...Read more

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Yesterday I vomit with yellow colour with bloated n gas. AF due in 1 day.30day cycle have sex same day ovulation. Am I pregnant?

Yesterday I vomit with yellow colour with bloated n gas. AF due in 1 day.30day cycle have sex same day ovulation. Am I pregnant?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is a possibility. I would do a pregnancy test. If it is positive then see your doctor. If negative this is likely due to something common like eating contaminated food, change in diet, recent travel, etc. If you are still concerned after a negative pregnancy test you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Every month I experience painful ovulation. It seems I always get pain on one side and feel lousy! Can this also cause headache and stomache ache/gas?

Every month I experience painful ovulation. It seems I always get pain on one side and feel lousy! Can this also cause headache and stomache ache/gas?

Certainly Can: Painful periods (i.e. Menses) can certainly be related to gasiness and headaches as you mentioned. But please discuss this with your physician/ob-gyn to properly evaluate and potentially treat you if indicated. ...Read more

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I ovulated on Wednesday the 21st. I had sex Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. I have had bad cramps, gas and bloating since then?

I ovulated on Wednesday the 21st. I had sex Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. I have had bad cramps, gas and bloating since then?

Non-specific: Those symptoms are non-specific. A pregnancy would be unlikely to give you symptoms like that this soon and are most likely unrelated to intercourse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Last month got ovulated with 100mg Clomid (clomiphene) and got periods on 20/05/2013 this month with same mg I'm 5days late. Can I be preg. I'm having gas issue.

Last month got ovulated with 100mg Clomid (clomiphene) and got periods on 20/05/2013 this month with same mg I'm 5days late. Can I be preg. I'm having gas issue.

Clomid (clomiphene) - (OHSS): Start with a pregnancy test. I assume that you had a complete infertility work up by your fertility physician to rule out other causes of infertility. Clomid (clomiphene) is a selective estrogen receptor modulator that increases production of hormones that stimulate ovulation by inhibiting negative feedback on the hypothalamus. You mention ‘gas’ makes me think about potential side effects of clomid/ (ohss). ...Read more

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Last month got ovulated with 100mg Clomid (clomiphene) and got periods on 20/05/2013 this month with same mg I'm 6days late. Can I be preg. I'm having gas issue.

Last month got ovulated with 100mg Clomid (clomiphene) and got periods on 20/05/2013 this month with same mg I'm 6days late. Can I be preg. I'm having gas issue.

Could be: Well the proof is in the pudding so I would check a pregnancy test. If not pregnant and still no period in a week may want to consider increase to 150mg or change to another medications. ...Read more

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I am trying to conceive and I have a lot of gas and bloating. I am currently 5 days past ovulation. Is it ok to take gas x while trying to conceive?

Yes u can.: Simethicone which is the active medication in gas-x is not absorbed.
Just don't take it beyond the maximum advised as it can cause diarrhoea. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had sex on ovulation day. Today is day4 & I have had tightness and bloating in the abdomen also with a lot of gas since day 2. What could cause this?

I had sex on ovulation day. Today is day4 & I have had tightness and bloating in the abdomen also with a lot of gas since day 2. What could cause this?

Pregnancy test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If you are experiencing bloating and gas then you may have a digestive disorder. Consider seeing your primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist if it continues. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your breast is very sore, headaches, and gas, and using the restroom a lot? Could that be part of ovulation?

What does it mean when your breast is very sore, headaches, and gas, and using the restroom a lot? Could that be part of ovulation?

Possibly: The symptoms which you describe are quite consistent with many diagnoses. Hormone changes are one of many possible things that could be going on. It states you are pregnant in your profile, so ovulation is something that should not be occurring. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I'm having menstrual cramping or really bad gas? Or something else? I had sex on ovulation day, two days later the aching began.

How can I tell if I'm having menstrual cramping or really bad gas? Or something else? I had sex on ovulation day, two days later the aching began.

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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I had intercourse on 1 august same day as ovulation. My early sign is cramps, frequent urine, gas and bloated. But no spotting Is it a pregnancy sign?

I had intercourse on 1 august same day as ovulation. My early sign is cramps, frequent urine, gas and bloated. But no spotting Is it a pregnancy sign?

Possible: Since signs of early pregnancy can be very variable, it is best to do a urine pregnancy test to be sure. While most of these OTC tests are very reliable, and become positive very soon after conception, you can always get a blood test at your doctor's office if still unsure. ...Read more

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Am I pregnant? Gas like cramps 6 days past ovulation but have no gas and still getting cervical mucus discharge. Ttc too.

Am I pregnant? Gas like cramps 6 days past ovulation but have no gas and still getting cervical mucus discharge. Ttc too.

Hard to tell...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...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