Menstruation

Can you menstruate and not ovulate?

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2010-03-02 12:40:06
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It i possible to have a period and not ovulate. This is called anovulatory bleeding. Women on Birth Control pill do not ovulate and still have a period which is triggered by drop in estrogen and progesterone hormones when they stop taking the pill at the end of the month.

A woman who is not on birth control can have anovulatory bleeding if she does not ovulate as a result of thyroid problems, low progesterone levels, polycyclic ovarian syndrome or perimenopause.

Infertility is often associated with having anovulatory cycles. The best way to detect this is by analyzing ovulation charts of their basal body temperature. An ovulation chart of a woman who has her period but does not ovulate does not have a temperature shift at mid cycle, but the temperature stays the same through the cycle.

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No. Before you menstruate you ovulate and you don't do that when you are pregnant.


No one can 'make' themselves menstruate - when you menstruate depends on when you ovulate, and you only ovulate when your body is physically mature and healthy enough to do so. You cannot speed-up development to reach menarche sooner.


No, you do not ovulate during pregnancy. The reason you menstruate is because you have a egg that is not fertilized. That egg along with the lining of the uterus comes out during menstruation. During pregnancy the uterus is closed to protect the fetus and you do not ovulate or menstruate.


If you have started to ovulate and menstruate you can physically get pregnant. However, at 13 it is illegal to have sex.


If you have started to ovulate and menstruate you can physically get pregnant. However, at 13 it is illegal to have sex.


As a hysterectomy is only the removal of the uterus hence you will still ovulate as you still have your ovaries.Ovulation is related to hormones and ovary but egg has no destination . You will not menstruate as there is no womb and therfore the monthly cleansing is not required.


The menstrual period comes 14-15 days after ovulation. If a woman doe not ovulate, her period will not come. So, when a woman suffers from amenorrhea (absence of menstruate period) she is probably not ovulating.


Not menstruating due to menopause means you do not ovulate so it's no very likely. See your doctor if it's another reason you do not menstruate and ovulate.


Menstrual cycle refers to your entire reproductive cycle - you always ovulate during your menstrual cycle, typically this occurs two weeks before you menstruate. You can't ovulate during menstruation - although this doesn't mean that you can't be fertile during menstruation.


Hamsters do not menstruate, they ovulate instead. Therefore it'd be inaccurate to say one could get 'PMS' without menstruation.


No, if a woman does not ovulate then she cannot menstruate - menstruation only occurs following ovulation when pregnancy does not occur. Not all vaginal bleeds are menstruation, there are many reasons why a woman may experience a bleed without it following ovulation.


You can't force your menstrual cycle, it will start only when it is ready to do so. You can't force your body to ovulate and thus to menstruate until it is ready.


women who have menstrual cycles do ovulate, however, every woman is different. It is highly unlike that a woman is able to have a menstrual cycle without ovulation.


It just means it's irregular or not as frequent as in other women. You don't menstruate until you ovulate, and you don't ovulate until your body is physically able to cope with pregnancy - it takes time for your body to mature enough physically to ovulate on a regular basis. Don't expect regular cycles until adulthood.


Before women menstruate, they ovulate, and generally at the same time every month. Late ovulation is when the ovum doesn't release from the ovary at its usual time, making it "late"


yes, if you are a girl, you menstruate.


You don't menstruate until you ovulate, and it takes time for the body to reach a point where it is mature enough to ovulate regularly. Also during puberty there are a lot of changes occurring in the body which will impact on hormone levels, so in turn impact on the menstrual cycle causing irregularity.


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If you menstruate, you most likely also still ovulate. However, you'd likely need to have a doctor examine you to give you an answer to your question.


Animals don't menstruate. They have an estrous cycle. Often mistaken for periods.



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