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How can women have periods yet still be unable to conceive?
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Dr. Amr Azim
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Unrelated
Periods take place because of fluctuation of hormone levels in the blood, this lead to build up then shedding of the lining of the uterus.
Conception requires development of a follicle (that encloses the egg). So women can menstruate without ovulation. Also a woman can make an egg but the egg is not healthy (egg chromosomes are abnormal) so these may not lead to conception or can lead to conceptio.

In brief: Unrelated
Periods take place because of fluctuation of hormone levels in the blood, this lead to build up then shedding of the lining of the uterus.
Conception requires development of a follicle (that encloses the egg). So women can menstruate without ovulation. Also a woman can make an egg but the egg is not healthy (egg chromosomes are abnormal) so these may not lead to conception or can lead to conceptio.
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