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Anon_145455 posted:
I have polycystic ovaries....not pcos, I dont know. I have anovulatory,
prolonged cycles. I have been trying to monitor my CM, but it seems as though I am having lg amts of EWCM for long periods with no LH surge detected on OPK. What does this mean?
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David K Walmer, MD, PhD responded:
anon_145455,
You would not expect to have an LH surge if you are having in ovulatory cycles. Step one is to try to figure out why you are not having ovulatory cycles and step two would be to begin therapy to correct that. There could be both health and fertility consequences of not having regular cycles so working with your primary care physician is a great place to start. He/she will consider age, thyroid status, ovarian reserve, length of time that you might not have ovulated, etc. Good luck! Dr. Walmer
 
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stephlynnr replied to David K Walmer, MD, PhD's response:
Thanks for your response. I am told that I dont ovulate regulary due to the cysts on my ovaries....I dont have PCOS as I dont meet other sx. I am a good weight and am 26 years old. I do have Celiacs but have been on a strict GF diet for atleast a yr. My dr mentioned pregnitude as something natural to help me
ovulate....its expensive. I found Inositol and folic acid to be much cheaper. What is your opinion on the inositol to help with ovulaltion? Thanks again!


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