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does my follicle have an egg or cyst

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Meds: If you're ttc, it might help to see an infertility specialist. There are drugs that can help to trigger release of a follicle, but typically only inf ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
By size: Usually the small follicles are about 10mm in size and have no findings or smaller. When they become larger than 10mm that catches their attention
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
This seems very: unlikely. Related to polycystic ovarian syndrome, irregular ovulation. This can be treated with decreased carbohydrate diet, and medications to impro ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Egg vs Fluid: A follicle is a normal part of the ovary that holds the egg. Each month a follicle is triggered by hormones to mature so that the egg can be ovulated. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Electrolysis: Electrolysis is painful, costly and slow to work, but is an effective means of hair removal. You should not get cysts at the site of the hair removal ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Pocket v sac: A follicle is a tiny pouch at base of each hair that grows on the body. If one of these follicles get clogged, a collection of sebaceous material or ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Not quite: Immature follicles can become cysts but are not necessarily the same thing. When an immature follicle(containing an egg that is not yet mature for ovu ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not at all: Follicular cysts of ovary are normal.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can: Small ovarian cyst arise spontaneously in the ovary when not on administered hormonal suppression in the process of ovarian follicle/egg formation. Ye ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Not really. Infection or a cold can affect your cycles, but not your ovaries.

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