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Doctor insights on: When Does Fertilization Occur After Ovulation

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How long after ovulation does fertilization occur?

How long after ovulation does fertilization occur?

Within 12 hrs: The egg is generally fertilizable for 12 hrs after ovulation. When we do IVF, we can see the signs of ovulation the next morning in the lab. Keep in mind that the actual timing of ovulation (and the fertile period) can vary. ...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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Having pains on my right side after ovulation, could it be fertilization?

Having pains on my right side after ovulation, could it be fertilization?

No.: Fertilization does not cause symptoms before implantation and pregnancy effects. You are likely experiencing mittelschmerz. ...Read more

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Can sperm still fertilize an egg 24 hours after ovulation? If yes, will the sperm need another 12 hours for the capacitation process?

Yes they can: Fertilization can definitely take place 24 hours after ovulation. The capacitation usually takes place shortly after ejaculation and is facilitated by the uterine environment. It doesn't take 12 hours to occur. If you don't want to worry about an unwanted pregnancy or hiv/std, be more careful and don't have unprotected sex. ...Read more

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If fertilization occurs will i still have ovulation discharge?

If fertilization occurs will i still have ovulation discharge?

Yes: The 2 are unrelated. Change in cervical mucous is a local hormonal effect and occurs regardless of fertilization. ...Read more

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Could one still get signs of ovulation if fertilization occured?

Could one still get signs of ovulation if fertilization occured?

Yes: Ovulation happens before fertilization; there is no way to tell except to do a pregnancy tests around the next expected period. ...Read more

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Does ovulation mucus stop after fertilization?

After ovulation: The cervical mucus becomes thin watery in the days before ovulation. After ovulation occurs, the mucus becomes scant and thick. ...Read more

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When do ovulation and fertilization occur when can I get pregnant and when do implantation occur?

When do ovulation and fertilization occur when can I get pregnant and when do implantation occur?

Ovulation can be: Variable; I have seen it from cd 9 up to cd 25 in the office. The "usual" ovulation is close to cd 14 in a textbook 28-day cycle. You can generally get pregnant from about 2 (maybe 3) days before ovulation up to the day. If you get pregnant it is 1 day at most after ovulation; implantation always happens 6-7 days afterwards. ...Read more

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Can a girl still ovulate still after fertilization?

Can a girl still ovulate still after fertilization?

Once fertilization: & implantation take place the female will have no further ovulation during her pregnancy. ...Read more