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Ovulation Pain

Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Ovulation pain, or "mittelschmerz" (a German word meaning middle pain) affects approximately 20% of women. It is described as sharp pains followed by a dull nagging ache that can last a day or so around mid-cycle. For some women the pain can be severe enough to interfere with daily life. It usually lasts about 6 to 8 hours, but can last up to 48 hours for some. It is normal and quite common, painful ovulation is rarely serious.

Comparison Chart

The chart below shows a comparison between the number of times this symptom was experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.


**NOTE: Data for 15-21 dpo tends to be lower than expected as many women stop tracking symptoms after a positive pregnancy test.

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What Day Past Ovulation are you? Is this a new symptom?
  • Jun. 27, 2017 5:01pm » MissShorty0312 said:
    Last Friday I Had Pains On My Right Side Very Bad Had To Lay Down
  • Mar. 29, 2017 12:16pm » mamax4 said:
    CD 18 felt strong O pains on left side today.
  • Mar. 20, 2017 4:07pm » OmoNosa said:
    Am feeling pains at left side
  • Mar. 20, 2017 4:02pm » OmoNosa said:
    Am feeling pains at left side
  • Jun. 16, 2016 9:53am » Stella Maris said:
    Sometimes, l will be feeling like am pregnant
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