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what hormone stimulates ovarian follicle growth

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No worries!: None of the above. A follicle (or follicle cyst) is a normal part of a woman's ovary in her reproductive years: follicles are where her oocytes(eggs) ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Lt ovary's cell arra: Follicles are nl.Cell part of ovaries, an arrangement of cells around the central cell called ovum or egg cell - a single cell , most of the times , ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: It could mean that, but it's a non-specific finding. Having spontaneous periods after coming of ocp does mean you are ovulating.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saima Jehangir
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
18-25 mm: The follicle usually grows to 18-25 mm before ovulation occurs
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be the same: A developing ovarian follicle is actually cystic, so all follicles are cysts, but not all cysts are follicles. Most follicles are small so the bigges ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely nothing: It is common for a woman to get small cysts on the ovaries that come and go. A 3.1 cm ovarian cyst is most likely a follicular cyst, or a follicle, w ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: What you describe is a normal ultrasound finding.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Normal: Sounds like you have been reading an ultrasound report? Bilateral means "both sides, right and left" and follicles are normal ovarian cysts, where egg ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Likely normal: Sounds like you have been reading an ultrasound report? Follicles are normal ovarian cysts, where eggs live. The word scattered means what you'd expec ... Read More

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