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Anyone who concieved twins have ovulation pain on both sides the month of conception?
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Posted 12 May 2008 - 09:35 AM
I get Mittelschmerz every month, however on this cycle I got the pain on both sides. I knew it was ovulation pain as I have it all the time and know how it feels.
I am not on any medication that would cause me to ovulate on both sides. I guess my question is, has this happened to anyone here and if so did it end up with twins.
Thanks for any advice.
Posted 12 May 2008 - 12:44 PM
I get ovulation pain when I release 2 eggs & it's always been from the same side.
Very possible you've released 2 eggs. HTH.
Posted 12 May 2008 - 10:42 PM
My fried was having ultrasound tracking one cycle and ovulated from both ovaries, she also regularly gets pain in both ovaries. ie pops out 2 eggs quite a lot.
On at least one occasion this has resulted in a multiple pregnancy (but sadly she misscarried).
Me on the other hand I have only ever have mittelschmerz on my right ovary (each cycle) and assume from this that I ovulate only from the right ovary??? I would love to find out if I have a dodgy left ovary.
Posted 13 May 2008 - 03:00 PM
Hi. I'm a little different in that I had ovulation induction to fall pregnant. They give you ultrasounds every few days to track the growth of the follicles, and when there is one big enough, you inject a drug to release the egg.
Well, I only had the one follicle big enough to release an egg, which was in my left ovary. I know I ovulated on a Tuesday (because of the injection), but on the Friday of that week, I had excruciating pain in my right ovary. I had never experienced this before, so I told the nurse at the fertility clinic.
Yep, you guessed it. I had popped out another egg on my right side, which resulted in my beautiful twin daughters.
So I guess it is a possibility that you may have ovulated twice. Best of luck with falling pregnant!
Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:19 PM
I always get ovulation pain, but only on the side that I'm ovulating from. In the month I conceived twins I didn't have a pain that I could pinpoint to a particular ovary, but more all over pain, it hurt to sit and the pain in the evening got so bad I required a hot water bottle and it hurt to DTD.
At at the time we didn't know it was 2 eggs releasing, even though my cycle was being tracked I had a dodgy right ovary that would tuck up and couldn't be seen clearly on ultrasound.
Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:28 PM
Millipede im the exact opposite from you, my pain is constantly on the left and only usually for 8 hours. Infact this pregnancy I have now, was from my left but because I lost my left fallopian tube I was able to track it being dragged across to my right tube. Bloody crippling!!
Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:39 PM
I lost my left fallopian tube I was able to track it being dragged across to my right tube
I have always found this fact totally AMAZING
Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:42 PM
Im pretty sure Im having a singleton pregnancy going by my other pregnancies and births. But I am 40 and do feel ovulation and felt this month it was on both sides, even during the stretching you feel in pregnancy I feel both ovaries do the ache they do in pregnancy, it will be interesting but I am only expecting one baby here. I will see what our scan shows.lol.
Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:46 PM
I haven't conceived twins, but do get ovulation pain on both sides on a regular basis. It can be quite debilitating, and I usually have to retreat to bed to lie curled in the foetal position with a heatpack.
Posted 15 May 2008 - 08:23 PM
Kellie thats what I think too but I am very grateful for my 9 month break
Posted 07 June 2008 - 12:12 AM
I don't normally get ovulation pain, however did get it whilst on chlomid, during the month that I conceived twins, I had ovulation pain on both sides, about 2-3 days apart. I was tracking too, after the first ovulation I had my blood test, and my doc said he didn't think i'd ovulated yet... then I got another one on the other side... didn't click at the time that i could end up with twins, but we soon worked it out!
Posted 10 June 2008 - 12:24 PM
I never got really bad o pain, more like a little niggle, but definitely one side or the other.
My most recent conception, I was not using OPKs and was trying to be relaxed about the whole thing. However, the weekend I expected to ovulate, i did have cramping that was more all over than usual (I ended up assuming it was my IBS playing up!).
I found out at my first scan that I am expecting twins, and there was a CL on each ovary. I too am missing one tube, so my R tube did double duty for this one!
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