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10 Nov 2006

Ovulation (PCOS sufferer)
Hi Doc

I have PCOS and am taking Glucophage. Since I stopped taking the pill in March this year, I have had fairly regular periods. The length of my cycles differ a bit (between 23 and 28 days), but I've had a cycle each month. We are not actively trying for a baby, we want to start next year. How do I know if I am indeed ovulating? I only get the typical ovulation discharge about a week before my period. I've seen Ovulation Kits at the pharmacy, but how accurate are they really?

I'm not seeing a gynae at the moment, will only do that once I am on my new medical aid next year. Is there a way that I can find out in the meanwhile if I do ovulate or not?

ML
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gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The most accurate way is to have a blood test done.

Best wishes
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