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Ovulation Pains

Everything you need to know!

There are about 20% of woman in the world who experience some pain and discomfort with ovulating. Usually this pain can be associated with the release of your egg. This could be from the stretching of the follicle on your ovary as the egg is released or even possibly the growing of the follicle as it is ready to mature.

For most individuals, ovulation pain is usually felt about two week before your expected period and could be on either the left or right side. The pain is usually isolated to one side of the abdomen, depending on which ovary is releasing the egg during the specific cycle (which can seem quite random).

Ovulation pains can last for up to a few days depending on what is triggering the pain. The pain could have the sensation of an uncomfortable pressure to a sharp pain somewhat like menstrual cramps.

Most of the time, this ovulation pain is natural and should cause no worry to the woman who is ovulating. If you experience excessive and prolonged ovulation pain, you may want to see a doctor to check for any other medical conditions.

Some medical conditions, that could seem like just severe ovulation pain, are conditions such as the inflammation of the fallopian tubes because of infection to conditions such as an ovarian cyst. Make sure to consult a doctor if you have ovulation pain that last over a few days.