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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Dr. Darshan Kanani

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After examination, my gynecologist said that I will be ovulating in three days, but I did not. Why?

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. It is possible that you ovulated earlier than expected, and that is why the ovulation test was negative. Ovulation tests detect the surge in luteinizing hormone (LH) that triggers ovulation, but the surge can someti...  Read Full »

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