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On nuvaring, is it normal to occasionally feel my ovaries 'pinching' like i'm ovulating? Only happens around the time i'd be ovulating. Concerning?

On nuvaring, is it normal to occasionally feel my ovaries 'pinching' like i'm ovulating? Only happens around the time i'd be ovulating. Concerning?

Nuvaring symptoms: Admittedly, I am not an expert but as i understand, the ring really has minimal side effects. If your symptoms occur around the time of ovulation, unless it changes, it can be assumed that its simply the act of ovulating. If you symptoms progress, you should see your prescribing doctor. ...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?

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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Positive opkCD8, now getting getting darker lines on opkCD17,did I not ovulate the first time? I've got a 35day cycle.Beenhaving ovary twingesForAWeek

Positive opkCD8, now getting getting darker lines on opkCD17,did I not ovulate the first time? I've got a 35day cycle.Beenhaving ovary twingesForAWeek

Ovulation kits: Ovulation kits are good estimates to assist couples time intercourse but are not a definitive way to diagnosis ovulation. If struggling with infertility and your doctor feels you may not be ovulating then a mid luteal phase Progesterone blog test should be done. If your cycle is consistently 35 days long the most likely day of ovulation is day 21. ...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