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Cellulite (Definition)

Cellulite is a surface irregularity in the skin caused by attachments between the back of the skin and the deeper muscle fascia. These attachments pull the skin. Like buttons on a throw pillow. Sometimes cellulite is solitary, and sometimes a larger area is involved. Cellulite can occur with or without weight gain. All current surface treatments are temporary. Surgery may ...Read more


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Is follicle in the ovary dangerous?

Is follicle in the ovary dangerous?

Ovarian cysts: Every woman has follicles during a menstrual cycle. That means that you are ovulating or about to. Depending on size and cyst characteristics is when more follow up its needed. Your question does not include follicular size or characteristics. ...Read more

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Enlarged follicle in ovary is dangerous?

Enlarged follicle in ovary is dangerous?

Ovarian cyst: A follicle its what carries the egg for possible fertilization. Every woman have follicles in their ovaries. Depending on the actual size its when you should have close follow up. Your question does not include follicular size or characteristics. ...Read more

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Septate follicle can produce eggs or not?

Usually not: Abnormal cysts with septations normally do not produce eggs. ...Read more

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What is a involuted follicle in an ovary?

Normal: Each month, one follicle ruptures and this is ovulation. The follicle for which the egg ovulated then shrinks or involuted. This is normal, . ...Read more

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Can you ovulate before follicles are mature?

Can you ovulate before follicles are mature?

Possibly: Sometimes things may not work right and the egg might be released too early. If so, implantation is not likely as the endometrial lining may not be ready. This would not be common, though. Usually ovulation occurs after the LH surge, when the time and the conditions are right. ...Read more

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What causes multible coiled hairs in a follicle?

What causes multible coiled hairs in a follicle?

May be genetic: Ingrown hair are usually familiar more. Common with black races. Often resulting in razor bumps a few days after shaving as new hair coils back into the skin causing skin irritation and inflammation.This resolves if hair is allowed to grow longer or frequent shaving or use certain depilatory cream or powder. ...Read more

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What is a follicle in an ovary and what is it for?

What is a follicle in an ovary and what is it for?

It contains an egg: The follicle is a small bubble inside the ovary which contains the developing (microscopic) egg. Each cycle, as the egg develops, it is contained within the small fluid-filled follicle. This grows to about 2cm size, and at ovulation the follicle opens at the surface of the ovary, spilling out the fluid and releasing the mature egg. ...Read more

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Can follicle in the ovary become large or grow big?

Can follicle in the ovary become large or grow big?

Yes: Every month, a group of eggs or follicles starts the maturing process in the ovaries. One follicle becomes the dominant or main one. It's usually about 20mm or 1 inch in size. If that egg is not released, it can continue to grow and becomes a simple cyst. These can commonly grow to several centimeters in size and occasionally very large. ...Read more

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Will follicles continue to grow after ovidrel shot?

Monitoring: Usually trial ultrasounds are done throughout the fertility process to monitor the follicular growth and development and to help minimize the risk of ovarian hyerpstimulation ...Read more

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What is the difference between a follicle and a cyst?  

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 broken down hair plugs can form, and when surrounded by a wall, it becomes a cyst. Often these grow under the skin (subcutaneous), and with hot compresses may resorb on their own. Sometimes they don't and may have to be drained or removed by the doc. ...Read more

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When I ovulate am I always releasing a mature follicle?

When I ovulate am I always releasing a mature follicle?

Not necessarily: From ultrasound and hormone testing during fertility cycles, some women do not fully mature their follicles prior to release. This is one of the reasons for some fertility difficulties in women. ...Read more

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Septate follicle of 16mm in 10 th day will release egg?

Septate follicle of 16mm in 10 th day will release egg?

Hard to say: Septated follicles can be septated for various reasons. One of them being blood. Ie hemorrhagic cyst. Cysts that have blood in them are typically after ovulation. So a 16 mm follicle on day 10 doesn't look like a good prognosis for this month. Also follow up with your gyn to make sure that the septated cyst eventually goes away. ...Read more

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On an u/s, does follicles show up before or after ovulating?

Before: You can see a growing follicle before ovulation. After ovulation the remnant of the follicle may also be seen on ultrasound (the corpus luteum). ...Read more

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Do follicles always ovulate at the same size? If so, what size?

Do follicles always ovulate at the same size? If so, what size?

No: An ovary is about an inch to inch and a half and contains the various follicles in various stages and sizes
hopefully an obgyn will add on! ...Read more

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Can a 20mm follicle ovulate on cd 25 with the help of injections?

Maybe: But it's possible that a reproductive endocrinologist would avoid triggering a follicle that late in your cycle. Slow-growing or late follicles are not felt to be as healthy. Also the endometrial lining may not be as receptive. It also depends on what was happening leading up to that cycle day. ...Read more

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Is follicle size 13.5 on day 13 normal.?! will I ovulate this time

Small: The follicle usually reaches 18 to 20 mm when it is ready to ovulate. In the days preceding ovulation, follicles usually grow approximately 1 mm per day. Based on your number, I would guess you will be ovulating in 5 to 6 days, but this is just a guess, and it may be that you won't ovulate at all this cycle. Unfortunately it's hard to tell in advance what will happen. Would luck! ...Read more

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What is ideal size for follicle to ovulate? Is 18 mm considered mature?

Natural cycle?: 18 mm in a natural cycle (no drugs) is mature; in a Clomiphene cycle would be more like 22-23 mm. ...Read more

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What is the smallest size follicle you can have to get a mature egg from?

What is the smallest size follicle you can have to get a mature egg from?

Follicle Size: When we do IVF we like to see at least four follicles over 18-20mm in size. But we often get many more mature oocytes from smaller follicles. In fact, the best predictor of multiple birth risk is the number of follicles that are 10-15mm, and not simply the larger follicles. ...Read more

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If conceived with follicle size of 8mm will it affect the healthiness of baby?

If conceived with follicle size of 8mm will it affect the healthiness of baby?

Misinformed?: What does the follicle size of the post ovulation follicle have to do with the health of the baby? I am not sure you have the correct information or your question belies a misunderstanding of why their is a follicle and what the follicle does. If you are pregnant there are other ways your physician will monitor the health of your baby. ...Read more

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Is there any chances of ovulation naturally f follicles are in size of 1.1-0.9?

Is there any chances of ovulation naturally f follicles are in size of 1.1-0.9?

Not yet: 9-11mm is probably too small to ovulate. Typically they are around 20mm when ovulation occurs. ...Read more

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How many days if will take to a subcentimeter follicle to to be ready for ovulation?

Around 7 days: Every month at the start of the menstrual cycle (day 1 at the start of the menses) there are @ 1000 eggs each in a follicle cyst too small to be seen. As each day goes by, fewer cysts survive until several remain each having grown large enough to see on ultrasound but still "subcentimeter" ie millimeters. Generally only one "dominant follicle" then progresses on to a 2cm size ready to ovulate. ...Read more

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Good day. Pls what is the biggest size a follicle gets to before it becomes an egg?

20+ mm: The follicle has the egg in it all along, but it needs to grow to a size of 20+ mm to be considered a "mature" follicle and the egg in it capable of being fertilized. ...Read more

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What should be the size of follicles for ovulation? I ve 16 and 15 on day 15 of cycle.

What should be the size of follicles for ovulation? I ve 16 and 15 on day 15 of cycle.

Ovulation: Generally speaking of follicle is able to rupture and emit the eighth at approximately 18 mm or greater. Nature is funny and full of variability and some sure there are follicles that rupture at an even smaller size and sometimes we see follicles as big as 30 mm that then ovulate spontaneously. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do the odds of conception increase by much if you have more than one follicle present?

Do the odds of conception increase by much if you have more than one follicle present?

Depends: If both are of good size to release then yes
but--- if one is large and the other small (ie less than 14 mm) then probably not. It also depends on your age, diagnosis, egg quality, sperm quality, and if you are doing IUI or ivf. ...Read more

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Do follicles cause ovulation? If no, what does? If yes, does the follicle size matter?

Follicles: Contain the developing eggs which can be "ovulated" when certain hormonal sequences occur. But it's your body releasing a surge of luteinizing hormone that stimulates ovulation. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my hairline is receding but follicles are still growing very slowly?

Hairline: I suggest you look at pictures of all of your relatives your age and see if they have same issue. If so live with it. If not see your Dr. ...Read more

Follicle (Definition)

An ovarian follicle contains a hollow ball of cells with an immature egg in the center. It is a structure within the ovary containing the egg that ...Read more