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I was given 1 Cetrotide 0.25 and 1 Fostimon 75 once daily on natural cycle, but follicle will not grow this cycle. What are the possible reasons?

I was given 1 Cetrotide 0.25 and 1 Fostimon 75 once daily on natural cycle, but follicle will not grow this cycle. What are the possible reasons?

Ovulatory problem: Thanks for the details, but I can only answer generally that induction of ovulation is an art as well as a science, and I would consult with the specialist again. Don't lose hope, it sometimes takes a while to get it right. ...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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I was given follicle stimulation (Cetrotide 0.25 and Fostimon 75 once daily) on natural cycle, but my follicle will not grow this cycle. Why?

I was given follicle stimulation (Cetrotide 0.25 and Fostimon 75 once daily) on natural cycle, but my follicle will not grow this cycle. Why?

Specialist: I would suggest a second opinion from a gynecologic endocrinologist. FSH stimulation should theoretically stimulate ovulation. ...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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If I have too many follicles, can I conceive naturally?

If I have too many follicles, can I conceive naturally?

Sure: The follicles are where the ova (unfertilized eggs) are in the ovaries. I've never heard of a woman having an excess of them. They usually mature and release one a month. ...Read more

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Could a natural high number in ovarian follicles tie with hyper ovulation?

Inc in follicles: Fertile women have high numbers of ovarian follicles detected by ultrasound which does'n necessarily correlate with response to ovarian stimulating drugs. ...Read more

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CD US revealed 17mm follicle. When am I likely to ovulate if at all?. It's a natural cycle.

CD US revealed 17mm follicle. When am I likely to ovulate if at all?. It's a natural cycle.

Soon: Usually a follicle will rupture and release an egg after it gets between the size of 18-24mm, so you are very close. Maybe within the next 3-4 days? ...Read more

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CD 12 US scan revealed 17mm follicle. When am I likely to ovulate if at all.It's a natural cycle?

CD 12 US scan revealed 17mm follicle. When am I likely to ovulate if at all.It's a natural cycle?

Soon: Usually a follicle will rupture and release an egg after it gets between the size of 18-24mm, so you are very close. Maybe within the next 3-4 days? ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do naturally to make follicles grow faster? They grow slow, I do ovulate but it is frustrating to wait long for period

Not really: Each woman has a unique follicular phase, or first half of your menstrual cycle, which is the key to how long your period will be, since the luteal phase, or second half, is almost always the same in most women. Anything that would hasten cell division has the potential to cause increased rates of mutation or cancer, both unwanted side effects. Try to live with your unique cycles, it is YOUR body ...Read more

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Natural FET transfer.cycle length on metformin is 31days since last2 yrs.day 14 Scan 25mm follicle day16 no LH surge.is it too big to ovulate now?

IVF doctors: IVF doctors are very particular. They will want to see your sonogram and measure the follicle for themselves. They will then recommended the next steps based on their individual protocol. Since this is a unique situation you will need to consult with the doctor treating you who has all the information. We can comment on broad general questions but not management of a specific cases ...Read more

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D11 has follicles size 15mm, D13 follicular scan shows regressed. Does this mean in a natural treatment, ovulation occurred when follicle reached 18mm?

It could be.: You need to check for the LH surge. If you are doing an IVF cycle you will adminster an HCG shot which will mimic LH and cause ovulation, . If you are on antagon therapy this will stop the natural LH surge for the most part but it is not entirely failsafe. Some follicles may undergo atresia but you may have other viable follicles that can take over so all hope is not lost. ...Read more

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How reliable cd3 antral follicle count is in determining the ovarian reserve and likelihood of achieving natural pregnancy? Does it vary from month.

Useful: The results vary depending on the physician expertise. Instead, anti-mullerian harmone test is a better test to check the ovulation. ...Read more

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Have hairloss but there are small hair follicles that don't grow into full formed hair and fall off. Any way to prevent this with natural suppliments?

Have hairloss but there are small hair follicles that don't grow into full formed hair and fall off. Any way to prevent this with natural suppliments?

Hair loss: Need to find the cause of this first. Supplements with iron and vitamin E and C may help. You need to rule out fungus vs autoimmune causes of alopecia as well. ...Read more

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Can you repair hair follicles damaged by chemical relaxing I did it only once and get dry and brittle hair no bald patches will I get my natural hair?

Can you repair hair follicles damaged by chemical relaxing I did it only once and get dry and brittle hair no bald patches will I get my natural hair?

Usually not grow out: The chemicals usually are irreversible, and you will have to wait for it to grow out. Moisturizer with conditioner anyway, preferably leave in. Good luck, your hair will grow again.:). ...Read more

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Had more than 6 follicles took fostimon injection with no oral med on CD11&12 no IUI trying with natural intercourse hw is the chances of pregnancy?

Had more than 6 follicles took fostimon injection with no oral med on CD11&12 no IUI trying with natural intercourse hw is the chances of pregnancy?

Need More Info: Just based on your age alone, your chances of pregnancy are good. Several factors actually decide success rate. The cause of your decreased fertility is important. If it is endometriosis, then it may be slightly lower than factors unknown to us yet make success rates lower in patients with endometriosis.
I would say doing an IUI helps in improving success rate of a stimulated cycle. Good luck ...Read more

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Subcentimer follicle is good or bad?

Subcentimer follicle is good or bad?

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. So a cyst that small should not cause any medical problem. Follow up with your obgyn if needed. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of follicle size?

What is the meaning of follicle size?

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 follicle sizes. It is known that the follicle has to reach an average diameter of a minimum of 15 mms for the egg within to be mature. We cannot see the egg because it is microscopic size. Therefore, maturation is assumed by the size of the follicle. ...Read more

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Developing follicles what does it mean?

Too Vague: You need to provide more information to better help understand what you are asking. Follicles is a descriptive term in various regions of the body. It could apply to the ovaries, hair, as well as a microscopic description. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about an 11 mm follicle?

Should i be worried about an 11 mm follicle?

Ovarian cyst: A follicule of 1.1 cm or 11 mm its not dangerous. A follicle it's what carries the egg for possible fertilization. Every woman have follicles in their ovaries. So please don't be worry about a 11mm follicle. When they are larger than that its when they can cause pain or even torsion of the ovaries. ...Read more

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Follicle size 12mm on cd 17th. Is it normal?

Small: Follicles that will ovulate within a day or two are approximately 23 to 24 mm in the largest diameter. ...Read more

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Are there foods that can help mature follicles?

Are there foods that can help mature follicles?

Not really.: Maybe some herbal store "urban legend." but there are none that this nutrition professor knows about. Simply a healthy well-balanced diet! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: follicle?

An ovarian structure: 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 is extruded at ovulation. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a follicle not growing in a week?

Don't expect: Significant hair growth in a week. Hair grows an average of 1.25 cm per month. ...Read more

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Is matured follicle size for a black skinned woman 30mm?

20 to 26mm: I am not sure there is any racial difference in follicle size in different groups. Sometimes, a follicle that is 30 mm may be considered old or post mature. However, it depends on your previous ultrasounds. Good Luck ...Read more

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