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What is the difference between the ova ovary ovum and ovules?

What is the difference between the ova ovary ovum and ovules?

Nothing: They all mean the same thing and are different words all referring to an egg. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Ovum (Definition)

Ovum is one proper name for the female gamete, also called oocyte, and (most commonly) 'egg.' ova (plural) exist in the ovaries of females, and are released in the reproductive years during ovulation. Most ova are lost not through ovulation, but some believe through ...Read more


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If I have had a unilateral oophorectomy, does my remanining ovary secrete ovum every month or every 2 months?

If I have had a unilateral oophorectomy, does my remanining ovary secrete ovum every month or every 2 months?

Every month: With only one ovary, your ovulation will only come from that side and it should occur monthly. Having 2 ovaries doesn't mean that you alternate from side to side each month. ...Read more

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I'm concerned about a blighted ovum diagnosis and my dr is basing everything on LMP rather than the range of when I had intercourse and conceived. I believe I conceived on or after 6/21. First ultrasound Showed nothing in my uterus or on ovaries, hCG was

I'm concerned about a blighted ovum diagnosis and my dr is basing everything on LMP rather than the range of when I had intercourse and conceived. I believe I conceived on or after 6/21. First ultrasound Showed nothing in my uterus or on ovaries, hCG was

U need advice?: This sounds like a complex problem, and it certainly has distressed you. I would try to arrange a visit on HealthTap prime as there is not enough space in these postings to get enough info to make a diagnosis. Also, there will probably be some back & forth that is necessary. Alternatively, seek a 2nd opinion from another Obstetrician / Gynecologist in ur area with the test results in hand. GL! ...Read more

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How can the egg exit the ovary?

How can the egg exit the ovary?

Ovulation: At ovulation the egg breaks through the surface of the ovary and is swept up by the fimbria off the fallopian tube ...Read more

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Why good egg not formed in ovary?

? question: Not sure exactly what you mean here. If you have issues with ovulation or abnormal egg production, then a fertility specialist may be needed to assist you if you wish to get pregnant. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Which day egg release from ovary?

Which day egg release from ovary?

How long is the. ..: Menstrual cycle?

Figure out how many days between day one of menses until day 1 of the next. An egg is released (ovulation) approximately 2 weeks (range 10-16 days) before the 1st day of the next menses.

For example, if the cycle is 28 days (4 weeks) long, then ovulation should occur around day 14, or 2 weeks before day 1 of the next menses. ...Read more

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Infertality policistic ovary and poor egg quality how to improvee it?

Infertality policistic ovary and poor egg quality how to improvee it?

Weight loss: Weight loss can improve fertility with polycystic ovaries. Other medical treatments for pcos and infertility should be coupled with healthy lifestyle: achieve healthy weight, and low carb diet. ...Read more

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How can a tube pick up an egg from the opposite ovary?

How can a tube pick up an egg from the opposite ovary?

Yes!: It has been demonstrated that If you lose your left ovary and your right tube, you can still get pregnant. A normal left tube can get an egg from the right ovary and vice-versa. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Poor egg quality how to concive with policistic ovaries?

Poor egg quality how to concive with policistic ovaries?

Quick answer: Having pcos does not necessarily mean poor egg quality. To evaluate your egg quality have your doctor perform the following tests:
fsh on day 3 of your period
estradiol on day 3
lh
amh

these tests will tell you if you have poor quality eggs. ...Read more

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During a woman's 28 day cycle on what day is her egg released from her ovaries?

During a woman's 28 day cycle on what day is her egg released from her ovaries?

Ovulation: Ovulation occurs just shy of half way through your cycle. So day 13/14. Many women learn to feel the slight discomfort of the ovary releasing the egg. This is known as Mittelshmerz. ...Read more

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Hai I am kanagalakshmi 28yrs old. My egg at right ovary is 16mm today when would I ovulate?

Hai I am kanagalakshmi 28yrs old. My egg at right ovary is 16mm today when would I ovulate?

Soon, maybe: A follicle will normally grow to 18-24 mm. Size prior to rupture. Ultrasound can predict the approximate time of ovulation and determine whether or not the follicle has truly ruptured and released the egg for fertilization. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the egg exit the ovary?

Ovulation: At the beginning of the month, several eggs enter a biologic race to see which one will become the ovulated egg. The winning egg forms a balloon-like follicle on the ovary that fills with fluid. The follicle enlarges every day until at just the right time, it breaks open. The egg washes out of the follicle/ovary with the fluid and is picked up by the fallopian tube. Best wishes ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ovaries don't release a egg?

Anovulation: 'not releasing an egg' is plain english for anovulation. There are many possible reasons, and many possible outcomes, for anovulation. ...Read more

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When your ovary is preparing to release an egg, do you feel it?

Mittelschmerz: Some women feel a pain, when their ovary releases an egg. In an ideal cycle of 28 days this happens in the middle of a woman's cycle. A German gynecologist coined the name "Mittelschmerz - middlepain". ...Read more

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How long does egg typically survive once released from ovaries?

How long does egg typically survive once released from ovaries?

About a day or two: An egg doesn't stay fertile for long. Once it pops out from the ovary, it should be fertilized within the first two days. ...Read more

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About how many days does a human egg survive after leaving the ovaries?

24 hours max: The egg may last as little as 4 hours or as long as 24 hours after ovulation. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How quickly can conception happen if your egg is already traveling from the ovary?

How quickly can conception happen if your egg is already traveling from the ovary?

24 hours or less: After ovulation, which has occured for the egg 'already traveling from the ovary, ' conception must occur within 24 hours at the outside and probably more like 10-12 hours. An egg is not 'fertilizable' outside of that window. ...Read more

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I had a partial hyster. 2yrs ago & was left with only one ovary. I continuously produce cysts but now I have one the size of an egg on it, is this bad?

I had a partial hyster. 2yrs ago & was left with only one ovary. I continuously produce cysts but now I have one the size of an egg on it, is this bad?

Small cyst: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Had ultrasound and was told that egg was already released from one ovary and there is a big follicle seen in other ovary, what does that mean?

Had ultrasound and was told that egg was already released from one ovary and there is a big follicle seen in other ovary, what does that mean?

What is says: The only way to interpret this is literal. It sounds like the doctor detected that you ovulated and that there is a small follicle on the other. Further details would requre reviewing the actual sonogram. The best person to ask is the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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Infertality policistic ovary and poor egg quality how to improve its quality want to concive. Tried lots of treatment injections 5 years now?

IVF: Is the best option going forward particularly given your young age, however, your comment about poor egg quality makes it sound like you have already tried this. Ultiamtley you should consult with a board certified infertility physician. It is difficult to give a sound recommendation with limited specifics. ...Read more

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Hi I m 31 year old. On 12 th day egg size is 18mm n ET is 9.4mm n rigjt ovary has cyst. Then how much chance to get pregant and when should I hv interco?

Hi I m 31 year old. On 12 th day egg size is 18mm n ET is 9.4mm n rigjt ovary has cyst. Then how much chance to get pregant and when should I hv interco?

Correct timing: Natural cycle (no meds?) Start trying today and every other day for the next 4-5 days. This should eb good timing. Impossible to say what your "chance" is without knowing more about you, but chances may be as high as 20%. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Treated my polycystic ovaries and I was not ovulating or releasing an egg at the time but in that time did I retain eggs?

Treated my polycystic ovaries and I was not ovulating or releasing an egg at the time but in that time did I retain eggs?

No: The number of eggs are set from birth and if not ovulation you do not retain an egg only cause hormonal problems but you could have a cyst ...Read more

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Does an egg in your ovary grow 2cm per day?

No: At the time of ovulation, one of the ovaries will have a cyst of about 2cm diameter. That cyst ruptures to release the egg. The egg is microscopic and does not grow unless conception occurs. ...Read more

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Plng for ICSI with my sister eggs, her age is 33 yrs with 2 N 1 egg in each ovary. Is this enough to become pregnant r do I need to go for anonymous

Plng for ICSI with my sister eggs, her age is 33 yrs with 2 N 1 egg in each ovary. Is this enough to become pregnant r do I need to go for anonymous

Yes and no: One egg and one sperm is enough to get pregnant. The problem with using your sister's eggs is that undoubtedly you share many genes and some of them, generally estimated as 5, are lethal recessives. So there is a good chance that it won't work or the child will have some really bad problem. Better to throw the genetic dice and pray for the best! Not easy decision! Who said life is easy! ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, estrogen and ...Read more