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Ovulation is the process by which an egg is released from the ovaries. Women are most fertile following ovulation, as the egg is in the fallopian tube and can be fertilized by sperm. Ovulation takes place roughly between the 10th and 18th day of the menstrual cycle.

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Can you provide more insights about the ovulating growth report?

Query: Hello doctor, I am advised to get my wife's ovulation growth report. I was told that she would have to take this test on the second day of the period. But I would like to know more about this test in detail. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. For a woman with a 28-day cycle, by the second and third day of periods, the hormone FSH (follicular stimulating hormone) is released from the brain. This will start the stimulation of the set of six to 10 follicles which ha...  Read Full »

When is the right time to conceive, fertile days or ovulation days?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to have a baby but nothing is working out. When is the right time to conceive, either during fertile days or ovulation? I tried during fertile days, but nothing happened. Please explain. My cycle is 31 to 34 days.  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If your cycle is 31 to 34 days long, then 13th to 24th day of your cycle is fertile period. You should have sex in the above period for at least on alternate days and this will increase the chance of having a pregnancy. Even if everything is normal then also, you do not...  Read Full »

After unprotected sex, I took only two tablets of combined OCP. Can I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex, but my husband did not ejaculate inside me. I am on the combined contraceptive pill, but I have taken only two tablets of the active pills. What are my chances of getting pregnant?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Unprotected sex definitely has a chance of pregnancy. Even if he did not ejaculate inside you, even the pre-seminal fluid or precum, that is, the clear fluid that comes out of the penis before the semen, which is rich in young healthy sperm, comes in contact with the g...  Read Full »

My wife have eight days of period which was never before. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 28 years old. We have a daughter through cesarian and now she is 3 years old. We are using a condom as a safety measure to avoid pregnancy. She uses to have periods more or less normal lasting for five days. This time it came after 40 days with a spot of bleeding and no ble...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This episode of delayed and heavy bleeding might have been due to one of the two reasons. Delayed or absent ovulation. It is normal to have occasional cycle anovulatory and in such a case period will be delayed and heavy. If this is the case, there should be no need ...  Read Full »

I underwent a D and C when I was 8 weeks pregnant. Is it possible for me to ovulate on my own?

Query: Hi doctor, Unfortunately, I had to have a D and C six to seven weeks ago at around eight weeks pregnant. This was my first pregnancy and was achieved via IVF. Unfortunately, my infertility workup determined that I do not ovulate on my own, so I did three Letrozole medicated cycles, during which bloo...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The reason for IVF (in-vitro fertilization) is still unknown to me. And similarly, many other points need to be included in the description. But every woman can try for natural conception, including you. In every cycle, multiple follicles grow, and only one is used in...  Read Full »

Is my spotting after my periods due to Moringa leaf extract?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my period from the 31st of last month to 6th of this month. However, when the bleeding stopped on the 6th I continued to spot from then until now (10th). I started using Moringa leaf extract for the first time three weeks ago and was drinking the tea almost every day. Also, I was...  Read Full »

Dr. Alison Ann Rodriguez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Moringa leaf extract does not contain any hormonal active ingredients that I can see from my research, just very high in vitamins and nutrients. This particular compound is not well studied as far as its effect on the menstrual cycle, so it is difficult to relate the...  Read Full »

My wife's periods got delayed. Is it a side effect of Ferpill F?

Query: Hi doctor, We are trying for a baby since one year, and we are under treatment for that. Our consulting doctor has told us to undergo IVF, and we are in that process. From this month we are supposed to start the final lap for IVF, and for that, we met the doctor on the seventeenth day of my wife's m...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Ferpill F (Chasteberry, Cholecalciferol, Cyanocobalamin, Elemental iron, etc) is a medicine to help the process of ovulation, fertilization as well as the development of the embryo. It is not related to Clomiphene, and there is no harm if she has started it in the mi...  Read Full »

I am not pregnant despite having sex during ovulation. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,My last period was a month ago. My period cycle has been regular for the last four months, and it has been for up to 27 days. But, this month, till now, my period has not come. Also, I am married, and we had sex on the first ovulation day itself. I have not yet felt any symptoms of pregnan...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Do not worry. I am here to take care of you. Regarding your symptoms, I believe you have a hormonal imbalance that affected your period and ovulation. I suggest you do a hormone profile test and pregnancy test and follow up with the results. ...  Read Full »

I have done an aspiration abortion a month back. Can I still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an aspiration abortion at five weeks of pregnancy about a month ago. The day after the procedure all my pregnancy symptoms went away. I started birth control two days later. I just ended my first period a week ago. I am currently on the birth control pill Aviane. I have not had s...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What you got is not a period but a withdrawal bleeding caused by finishing of contraceptive pills. Your symptoms may be due to the effect of the pills. Though rare pregnancy may continue even after aspiration and even in the presence of bleeding. To get rid of the anx...  Read Full »

How to know my ovulation date if the period of my menstruation cycle varies?

Query: Hi doctor,When should I expect ovulation to occur if my cycles are different each month? It has been ranging from 31-35 days. We are trying to conceive, and I take prenatal vitamins every day. We use Pre-seed lubricant and have been trying for eight months now with no luck. Can I have some advice on...  Read Full »

Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Generally, the rule of thumb is that ovulation takes 14 days before the next periods. In your case, you can take an average of your last three cycles and check with ovulation kit available in the market, starting from two days before two days after the extrapolated date...  Read Full »

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