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When to Seek Medical Care
Women with pain during ovulation rarely need to go to a hospital's emergency department, but some serious medical conditions such as appendicitis and ectopic pregnancy can mimic the pain of ovulation. A woman should go to the emergency department if it is possible one of these conditions is causing the pain.
A woman should call her doctor if the following occur:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/10/2014
Frederick B Gaupp, MD
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