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13 Aug 2010

Not Ovulating
Hi There
We have been TTC for 6 months now, last month I never got a period, so I went to see my gynae and she did a blood test to check my Progesterone &  Thyriod levels- results came back- I did not Ovulate???
What does that mean? Can something be done to correct this?
Please give me some positive news
Thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Angel Eyes

The fact that you missed your period and possibly the blood test would reflect that you are not ovulating means that in this particular month an egg was not released from the ovary, this means that ovulation did not occur. If however in a subsequent month your period returns back to normal then you may have returned back to normal ovulation and may not need anything to correct this. If one has persistent anovulatory cycles then there are medications that can be given that will quite effectively achieve ovulation. The most common medication is a drug called Clomiphene Citrate, however this must be taken under a doctor’s guidance.

Answered by: Dr Y.M. Dasoo
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