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Granulosa Cells Of The Ovarian Follicle Secrete Estrogen
What is the difference between a ovarian follicle and an ovarian cyst. And how can you tell the difference?
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 biggest differentiating factor is size and consistency. If a cyst is large (>7cm) or causing pain it needs to be further evaluated ...Read more
I have 3.1cm hypo echoic lesion cysts ....The ER repoert said left ovarian follicle..Iam so scared what this can be now.
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, which is simply a cyst that is holding an egg as a woman gets ready to ovulate - or release - the egg. These cysts go away on their own in 2 weeks to 2 months. There is nothing for you to worry about. ...Read more
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 , sorrounded by multiple rows of cells, arran. In circles. These folli.Cells-> female hormones from ovary, they also provide the nutrition for the central ovum.During ovulation the follicle comes close to surface of ovary and rupture, release the ovum out. ...Read more
No: It could mean that, but it's a non-specific finding. Having spontaneous periods after coming of ocp does mean you are ovulating. ...Read more
What is an ovarian follicle? Is it something I should be worried about? Can it grow in size? Life threatening for me& my unborn baby?
Should I be concern with left involuting ovarian follicle? Left ovary measures 2.6x2.5x3.5cm. There is color flow within both ovaries. Thank you.
Normal: What you describe is a normal ultrasound finding. ...Read more
Would a myoectomy be indicated for a 3.7 cm submucosal fibroid? I also have bilateral hemorrhagic ovarian follicles.
I had ovarian follicles 5-8mm 4 or 5. I was on some medication. Now my periods are totally regular since 6 months without any meds. So am I cured now?
Regular menses: If you have had irregular cycles in the past, they may continue in the future. ...Read more
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