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Doctor insights on: Mature Follicle Size At Ovulation

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

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

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


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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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If you have two mature follicles, one on each side, do they ovulate at the same time or two different times?

LH surge: ovulation is controlled by a single signal called the LH surge, which tells both ovaries to release any eggs. Is the most mature. If you really have to make sure they both should ovulate at the same time as you might be at a higher chance of twins, however the likelihood of your follicles in a normal patient is low because follicles are always competing. good luck. ...Read more

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What is follicle size to ovulate induced by gonadotrophin injection?

HCG trigger: IN a natural cycle between 16-18 mm, in a Clomiphene cycle between 20-24 mm, in a hMG/FSH cycle between 16-20 mm - these are typical, not hard fast rules. ...Read more

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Does dupahastone 10 mg prevent ovulation if i take it twice a day when the follicle size is 15 mm and 16 mm?

Possibly : It is possible that it may prevent ovulation and/or prevent implantation of a pregnancy. I would be very cautious about relying on it to prevent pregnancy though. ...Read more

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How much days does a mature follicle needs to rupture on its own without any shots ? ( there is not any problems on ovulation and all tests is good )

Its Estrogen Levels: The trigger of ovulation happens when the estrogen level reaches approximately 250pg/ml. This triggers the pituitary to release lh which causes ovulation. The follicle usually produces that level of estrogen on day 12 of the cycle. However, medications that stimulate more than one follicle can reach this level earlier. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more