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Question: Does ovulation pain always mean ovulation? At month 2, after taking Plan B?

My very regular cycle is mid-month, each month, on a 30-day cycle,and I always know I'm ovulating by the mucus, occasionally ovulation pain.

My March period was Mar 15th. I took Plan B Mar 30th, about fertile day 1?(I've taken Plan B twice before, over years, and it messes me up, about 3 months. I don't think I ovulate, because I bleed, twice a month, for about 2 months.)

Because I took Plan B, I started/bled April 6. Next start/bleed was May 4, then back to my regular cycle, May 16. Although, it did not feel like a typical period, no symptoms, and I bled for 7 days.

Yesterday, I started ovulation pain, but I have no fluid/mucus, as I typically do. This would be around ovulation time (though start fertile days May 29th, according to the chart calendar, that is always correct.)

So, does ovulation pain, mean I'm ovulating, or am still getting regular, after taking Plan B?

Thank you!


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replied May 29th, 2011
Ovulation and Ovaries Answer A23518
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The pain during ovulation time can be due to ovulation, pelvic congestion, increased blood flow to reproductive organs, ovarian cysts, endometrial implants, etc. The absence of cervical mucus changes could be due to hormonal changes affected by your ECP intake (as these contain high doses of hormones that can disrupt your hormonal pattern). You should consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation to confirm the exact cause for your symptoms. If any abnormality is detected, you will be started on appropriate treatment. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and include fruits and juices.
Take care.



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