No Period After the Pill (Post-Pill Amenorrhea)
It is called post-pill amenorrhea when you did not get your period after you have stopped taking the pill. ... read more »
Ovarian Overproduction and Fertility
Fertility can be affected by overproducing ovaries. If the testosterone levels are too high, you will not menstruate, let alone ovulate. ... read more »
Can Obesity Prevent Ovulation?
The presence of adipose or fat tissue in obese women leads to a decrease of sex hormone binding globulin, and an increase in androgens (male hormones). ... read more »
Acupuncture Eases Pain of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
According to a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden, exercise and acupuncture could help ease the effect of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). ... read more »
Can Ovulation Occur At Any Time During the Cycle?
I've heard that you can pregnant at any time of the month, but I'm not sure that is true. Can ovulation occur at any time during the cycle? Can it happen more than once? ... read more »
Ovarian Cysts Fertility and Pregnancy
Ovarian cysts are unique in that they can be attributed to a number of other conditions. The source of the ovarian cysts is an important factor in determining whether or not you will be able to conceive naturally. ... read more »
How Big Should Follicles be on CD 3?
Women normally have thousands of immature follicles in their ovaries. Follicles deveop in the ovaries as they approach ovulation. On CD 3 your follicles really have not started to develop yet and are expected to be immature. ... read more »
Ovarian Cancer and Pregnancy
When you have ovarian cancer pregnancy is something that should be avoided if at all possible until you have been treated successfully. ... read more »
Ovulation - Which Side?
A sonogram done several days before ovulation can sometimes determine if the "leading follicle" (the area in the ovary where ovulation will happen from) is in the right or the left ovary. This can usually predict where ovulation may happen. ... read more »
Ovulation After Ectopic Pregnancy
Even with one ovary, you will likely ovulate every month. With two ovaries, ovulation does not usually change from one to the other ovary. Instead it happens at random. ... read more »
Gynecologic and Obstetric Ultrasound
Gynecologic and Obstetric Ultrasound is the use of high-frequency sound waves together with computer imaging to painlessly view the fetus and the pelvic organs. ... read more »
Ovarian Hypo Production and Pregnancy
Once a woman with ovarian hypo function becomes pregnant, there are no contraindication between the condition and the pregnancy. The baby will be carried in the same way as a mother without the ovarian abnormality. ... read more »
Talking About Infertility With the Cancer Team
When facing cancer treatment, the patient needs to being up their concerns about fertility and having children later in life early in the treatment plan. The fact that the patient wants to have children later can affect the treatment choices. ... read more »
Fertility Questions for Cancer Patients
Sandra Carson set out to create an environment where ovarian function could be studied in a lab. Thanks to a 3-D lab petri dish ... read more »
International Study Recommends Ovary Removal by Age 35
For women who carry the BRCA1 gene mutation, the odds of getting ovarian cancer are 39 for every 100 BRCA+ women. Once disease develops, preventive ovary removal surgery by age 35 is the best defense. ... read more »
Ovulation - It's All About the BIG O
At the beginning of a menstrual cycle, several ovarian follicles begin to mature and develop in the ovaries under the influence of pituitary hormones. ... read more »
Tests Before Starting Clomiphene (Clomid)
Before starting Clomid you need to make sure there is no male infertility, no ovarian cysts, and that FSH and liver functions are normal. ... read more »
One Fallopian Tube
I am trying to get pregnant but have a unique issue. I don't have both of my fallopian tubes. How can I get pregnant with one fallopian tube? How much harder will it be to get pregnant? ... read more »
What Is LUF Syndrome?
38 hours after the urinary LH surge, the follicle ruptures and releases the egg. Sometimes, because of abnormal development or pelvic adhesions, the ovary fails to actually release the egg. ... read more »