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what is the meaning of immature follicles

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

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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If the man has: normal fertility but the couple is having trouble conceiving, the woman's reproductive system will be evaluated. One tool is ultrasound. If there ar ... Read More
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Ramirez
35 years experience Fertility Medicine
TTC: When you are trying to conceive, either through an ovulation induction cycle or through ivf, the infertility specialist will discuss with you your egg ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Immature follicles are present in the ovary at the beginning of each cycle and respond to hormonal stimulation as part of the "maturation" process to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes it can be consult obstetrician gynecologist for specific diagnosis treatment evaluate possible polycystic ovaries
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mature follicles: Good for ovulation and potential pregnancy
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Dr. Curtis Converse
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It'll grow back: Hair that has tension frequently falls out because of the pure stress on the hair bulb within the follicle. That hair may fall out, but the follicle i ... Read More
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. 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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