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A 30-year-old female asked:

I am on day 8 of an ivf cycle and yesterday i had 17 follicles, but today only 9. is this normal? the ones that are still there are developing.

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Could be: Each cycle follicles are recruited and in if several have enough stimuli to reach critical size and could be harvested. Starting out with 17 and now with 8 indicates that the other follicles were never going to reach critical size even with the hormonal stimulation. Good luck to you!

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