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What do you recommend to stimulate ovulation?

What do you recommend to stimulate ovulation?

IUI or IVF: With intrauterine insemination, usually start of using Clomiphene citrate. With in vitro fertilization, injectable gonadotropins is usually used to stimulate the ovaries as it is more potent than Clomiphene citrate. ...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


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Is it recommended to do sex the day if my ovulation or the day after?

Is it recommended to do sex the day if my ovulation or the day after?

Either one: If you are trying to become pregnant your chances are good either the day before, the day of or the day after ovulation. Sperm can live in the female genital tract for several days. ...Read more

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Is it recommended that i test once or twice a day with ovulation predictor strips? Any tips? We've been ttc our third child for 6 months.

Is it recommended that i test once or twice a day with ovulation predictor strips? Any tips?  We've been ttc our third child for 6 months.

Once a day: Testing ovulation kits once a day is usually sufficient. Once the ovulation kit is positive it is recommended to have intercourse the same day and the following day. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I had unprotected sex on ovulation day?

What do you recommend if I had unprotected sex on ovulation day?

Plan B: Plan B if you are within 72 hours of having sex. As the time increases, the less effective it is. I would use a copper IUD if I do not wish to get pregnant in your age group. ...Read more

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If sperm is generated 3 months ahead of time, then why is it recommended by most drs to make love every other day around ovulation, not every day?

Sperm Concentration: It is the concentration of sperm that may be important and too frequent ejaculation can lower this. Sperm can survive inside the female genital tract up to three days, so that around the time of ovulation you can increase the frequency to daily. Otherwise, it is best to allow accumulation about every other day, since it is not always possible to predict exactly when ovulation occurs and time sex. ...Read more

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67 days since last menstrual cycle; the cycle before was 42 days. Am I not ovulating? What could cause the irregular/long cycles? Recommended tests?

67 days since last menstrual cycle; the cycle before was 42 days. Am I not ovulating? What could cause the irregular/long cycles? Recommended tests?

All about the egg: Ovulation drives your period. If you don't ovulate, or you ovulate later than usual, your period will come later. This can be the way you are, or it can be affected by age, activity, weight, meds, or hormone issues. Get your thyroid checked, prolactin level, and FSH. If you have acne or facial hair, might want to check two male hormones, testosterone and DHEA - S. Good luck! ...Read more

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My doctor recomended I do an hormonal test after i complain about pain in my left lower back. Results came in today and he says i don't ovulate. Help!

My doctor recomended I do an hormonal test after i complain about pain in my left lower back. Results came in today and he says i don't ovulate. Help!

Not ovulating: Not ovulating, or releasing an egg every month, can affect having regular menstrual periods and the ability to become pregnant. Both of these situations can be addressed with medical treatment through a healthcare provider like a gynecologist. Women have both conceived and achieved normal menses through medical treatment. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I had sex 2 weeks ago and he came in me. sperm can stay in you for up to 5 days. I didn't use any birth controleven if I'm not ovulating?

What do you recommend if I had sex 2 weeks ago and he came in me. sperm can stay in you for up to 5 days. I didn't use any birth controleven if I'm not ovulating?

Here are some...: Let's base available facts to make decision and draw conclusion. After ejaculated inside vagina, sperms may survive up to 3-5 days to swim upstream through cervix into uterine cavity up to Fallopian tube to fertilize the timely waiting egg. Besides, ovulation (fertile time) takes place some 2 weeks before period disregarding personal menstrual cycle. Nonetheless, do HPT in a week after missing... ...Read more

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Would you recommend taking plan B after a broken condom and no ejaculation? I'm also not ovulating right now. Is it necessary?

Would you recommend taking plan B after a broken condom and no ejaculation? I'm also not ovulating right now. Is it necessary?

No, but...: Life can be full of surprises. Pregnancy in such a case is very unlikely. One can check a urine pregnancy test in 3 weeks, if no normal regular period comes when due. ...Read more