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Why might be some reasons I am not ovulating?

Why might be some reasons I am not ovulating?

Many possible causes: Not ovulating should cause irregular cycles and can be due to: polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos), thyroid problems, excess prolactin hormone, aging of the ovary (diminished ovarian reserve), or low hormone levels (hypogonadism) from exercise, eating disorders, or stress. If you're trying to conceive see a reproductive endocrinology specialist for tests / treatment to help you get pregnant faster. ...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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I have been getting positives then negatives then positives on ovulation test. Is there any reason why this is happening? Are they real positives?

I have been getting positives then negatives then positives on ovulation test. Is there any reason why this is happening? Are they real positives?

Progesterone test: Ovulation tests can be useful but not always. Once you get a positive you stop testing for that cycle as the hormone detected (LH) lingers around. Some patients have a chronically high LH making the test unreliable. In those cases a midluteal phase progesterone blood test much be done. ...Read more

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I have had a positive LH surge from ovulation tests for 5 days. Is this normal? If not, what could the reason be? Cycle are typically 50 days.

I have had a positive LH surge from ovulation tests for 5 days. Is this normal? If not, what could the reason be? Cycle are typically 50 days.

OPK: The accuracy of opk varies - sadly, the opk are more reliable the more regular your cycles are normal, meaning the women who need them most will get the least use out of them. 5 days of "lh surge" is not physiologic, so it's either a bad test or you have a very unusual ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to rectify ovulation prob. naturally without taking medicines coz i feel my stress is the reason for this disorder n am controlling it ?

Is it possible to rectify ovulation prob. naturally without taking medicines coz i feel my stress is the reason for this disorder n am controlling it ?

Natural ovulation RX: It depends on why you are not ovulating. If it is due to diet, excess exercise or stress, liefstyle changes can help. If you are overweight, weight loss can help. If PCOS, low glycemic diet, exercise and supplements like cinnamon and ovasitol [see theralogix.com] can help. ...Read more

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Is bloating normal during ovulation? If so, what's the reason for it?

Is bloating normal during ovulation? If so, what's the reason for it?

Can be: Many women feel different things after ovulation. The hormone responsible is progesterone. Some women feel no symptoms others feel many. However, usually when people are monitoring their cycles the symptoms get more noticeable. ...Read more

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I started spotting for over 2weeks now during the time when I should be ovulating. What do you think is the reason?

I started spotting for over 2weeks now during the time when I should be ovulating. What do you think is the reason?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Last month i had a 46 days cycle, usually 34 days. This month i calculated ovulation on the 34 days and on the cervix.What is the reason of wet feling?

Last month i had a 46 days cycle, usually 34 days. This month i calculated ovulation on the 34 days and on the cervix.What is the reason of wet feling?

Oligo-ovulation: This indicates a problem with ovulation. The pituitary gland is not properly regulating follicle development. This is usually easy to treat. Check with a reproduction specialist for help. ...Read more

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Does cervical mucus indicate ovulation or is there another reason it is produced each month?

It can: Cervial mucus is usually produced at midcycle. You may have an increase in amount around the time of ovulation. Some women have various levels of mucus production. If you want to know if you are ovulating at that time of increased production, you can use ovulation predictor kits that you can purchase over the counter. ...Read more

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