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Ovulation test strip are used to find most fertile days in a menstrual cycle. In every monthly cycle there are only two days when the chances of conception are highest. This test strip helps to predict the same.
i-sure is ovulation test strip from Piramal healthcare.
How Ovulation test strip works
This is a very simple method to know ovulation at home. Ovulation means the release of mature egg from ovary. This egg remains in fallopian tube for a few hours to get fertilised. If fertilization takes place by a sperm then it moves in uterus where it implants and develops and grows as a baby. Ovulation is triggered by release of a hormone. This hormone is Luteinizing Hormone (LH). Ovulation test strip uses a dye to show presence or absence of this hormone.
When to do ovulation test
Do the test when you expect ovulation or in mid cycle. Generally in regular cycle ovulation takes place between 10th to 15th days of period. But it can happen as early as 8th day or even on 19th day. In an irregular cycle you may have to test often to know the day of ovulation. If the result is negative then again perform the test.
Do this test in afternoon and avoid drinking too much water as the dilution may affect test result.
How to do ovulation test with i-sure test strip
Collect urine in a dry and clean container and dip the test strip in this container.
Wait for ten seconds. First a control line appears. Then if test line appears which is darker then control line then result is positive and ovulation is going to happen. This also means if you want a baby then this is right time to have intercourse.
Where to buy Ovulation test strip i-sure
i-sure can be purchased from medical store or online.