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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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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?

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?

No worries!: None of the above. A follicle (or follicle cyst) is a normal part of a woman's ovary in her reproductive years: follicles are where her oocytes(eggs) are. Follicle(s) grow as the egg(s) come closer to ovulation. ...Read more

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Hello doctor I'm 20 years old n suffering from ovarian follicles,my all blood tests r normal,n from last ,2 months my periods has stopped,pls suggest ?

Hello doctor I'm 20 years old n suffering from ovarian follicles,my all blood tests r normal,n from last ,2 months my periods has stopped,pls suggest ?

Polycystic ovaries?: Ask your physician whether this might be the cause. Sensible eating and finding some vigorous exercise you enjoy may fix things ...Read more

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What does left ovarian follicle mean?

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

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Can having a ovarian follicle after bc mean your ovulating?

Can having a ovarian follicle after bc mean your ovulating?

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

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What is the difference between a ovarian follicle and an ovarian cyst. And how can you tell the difference?

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

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I have 3.1cm hypo echoic lesion cysts ....The ER repoert said left ovarian follicle..Iam so scared what this can be now.

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

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What does it mean when ovarian follicles been identified in ovaries?

Ovarian function!: As a woman not menopausal and not on the pill your ovaries will function by selecting a crop of follicles I which one will be else red to ovulate. Find a chart that shows the dance of the ovaries and hormones of estrogen and progestogen and that picture wi help explain normal physiology or body function. An occasional ultrasound in patient not on the pill will show a cyst of varying size in menses. ...Read more