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what is immature follicles in ovary means

A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: When you produce egg cysts (follicles) you tend to only produce 1 or 2 mature or dominant follicles and the rest are considered immature. They may pe ... Read More
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A 23-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
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Immature follicles have not matured to the point that they are functional. Cysts occur once they have matured but are the result of improper function. ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: Women's ovaries consist of millions of tightly packed eggs. Before these eggs are ready to conceive, they need to mature over a two week period. Durin ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal finding: An antral follicle count is often used to determine baseline fertility. 16-30 follicles is normal, any less might be concerning for decreased reserve ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Prim. ovar. failure?: Assuming that is what you mean. Fuller albright in 1942 reported a syndrome in young women with menopausal levels of fsh, low estrogen and amenorrhea. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Check with your doc: Ovaries have follicles. Follicles are where eggs are stored and released. Sounds normal to me. But check with your doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience Radiology
Normal: That is a normal finding. It just means you have a 1.6 centimeter follicle...a cyst-like structure that forms when an ovary is about to release an egg ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple small cysts: This could be normal but it is also suggestive of the ultrasound findings frequently associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome. You need to discuss ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Normal ovaries have multiple immature follicles. By itself, this is a normal finding. In fact, it is one way you know you are looking at an ovary wh ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Abuawad
29 years experience Radiology
Normal: Normal small cysts in the ovaries.

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