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What Does It Mean To Have Follicles On Your Ovaries
Follicle = egg: Often the term follicle is used synonymously with egg. They are technically not the same but it just means they saw what looked like a follicle/egg in your ovary. Pof as you know results in low estrogen and high follicle stimulating hormone fsh. Fsh usually has a quick spike right in the middle of the menstrual cycle and this usually causes the ovary to release an egg. ...Read more
Hi, am 28 year old. I had a scan in thae report its showing their is a dominant follicle of 16mm in ovary what it means follicle size is 16mm?
Hello, What's does that mean Multiple small marginally arranged follicles seen in both ovaries, all are of less than measuring 0.6 cms. Thanks?
Check with your doc: Ovaries have follicles. Follicles are where eggs are stored and released. Sounds normal to me. But check with your doctor. ...Read more
Madam my ovaries are in normal size and shows multiple, small follicles predominantly located in the peripherywith ecogenic central storma. Wat it means?
Multiple small cysts: This could be normal but it is also suggestive of the ultrasound findings frequently associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome. You need to discuss it with the person who ordered the ultrasound. An ultrasound alone does not make a diagnosis. Your history and physical exam must also be considered. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Ovulation usually occur from the dominant follicle which can be in either ovary. The egg is usually released when the follicle is between 18mm to 22mm.
The context for which your follicle size is measured is not clear, however, assisted reproduction such as intrauterine insemination is performed once follicle is 18mm or more. Good luck. ...Read more
That is: Normal. Follicles contain eggs that have not yet ovulated. ...Read more
Hi Maam what does it mean by multiple peripherally arranged follicles in both ovaries, along with the right ovary larger than left one?
PCOS: Usually multiple peripherally arranged follicles signifies a "string of pearls" sign which is representative of a condition called PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), which means that your ovaries aren't getting the right signals to release eggs at the right time. This can be a cause of infertility, but not always. Talk about it more with your doctor or arrange a consult for more information. ...Read more
Follicles in the R ovary with a mildly complex cystic lesion w/ internal echoes measuring 1.8 x 1.2 x 1.6 cm. Small follicles in the L ovary...means?
Not quite ther: Close to good follicles but a little short ...Read more
I'm 20 year old. What those it mean R ovary 3.79 x 3.21 x 1.80 cm there are more than 12 follicles, less than 1cm. In diameter with an ovarian vol. Of?
Could be normal: Without any further information, the finding of a right ovary 3/79 x 3.21 x 1.8 and multiple small follicles can be a normal finding. ...Read more
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
What does this mean? Questionable right ovary seen. Hypoechoic structure seen measuring 1.5 x 1.6x 1.6 cm? Subcentimeter follicles seen.
It sounds: Like they saw a structure which they think is the right ovary (those measurements would be normal size) but are not completely sure. Talk to your doc. If you only had a transabdominal pelvic US, a transvaginal US might be useful. Also sometimes it can be cleared up simply with a follow up US, the ovaries can be mobile and shift into better visualized positions. ...Read more
Had ultrasound and was told that egg was already released from one ovary and there is a big follicle seen in other ovary, what does that mean?
No: When you produce egg cysts (follicles) you tend to only produce 1 or 2 mature or dominant follicles and the rest are considered immature. They may persist into early pregnancy and noted on early US. Its fine to have them. As long as you are producing progesterone from your corpus luteum in sufficient amounts until the placenta takes over at 12 weeks, then everything is fine. ...Read more
What does it mean endometrial stripe is thin, 0.6cm &both ovaries are normal in size with thinly scattered follicle cysts less than 1.7cm?
Normal: That is a completely normal ultrasound report for your age. The uterine lining (endometrial stripe) is minimally thickened and the small cysts are immature eggs that will potentially mature and ovulate in the future. ...Read more
What does this mean: numerous bilateral follicles though normal volumes. Correlate with other clinical features of polycystic ovary syndrome.?
By itself,: This study cannot establish the diagnosis. However, the radiologist is saying it is concerning for that diagnosis and your doctor should consider it important if you have other symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome. ...Read more
What does this report mean? Left ovary contains remnants of a collapsed follicle with an irregular cystic structure with internal echoes measuring 1.8
Follicle: It may mean that you had recently ovulated. ...Read more
Both ovaries show multiple peripheral follicles with a central echogenic stroma what does it mean?
Many things: Some might say a string of pearls is poly cystic ovaries. Some may say that is a normal appearance. Without analysis of your hormones a diagnosis is not made by ultrasound alone. Best talk to your doctor ...Read more
Fibroid in fundal region exophytic is 9.2x8.4x11.4 CM largest and 2 small ones. Follicles are noted in right ovary. What does this mean? Please help.
If bilateral ovarian follicles shows on a ultrasound...Does that means I'm ovulating with both ovaries at the same time?
Maybe: There are usually multiple follicles on each ovary, . Usually only 1 ovary grows a follicles large enough to contain a mature egg. However once in a while a woman will make 2 large follicles and if you ovulate both will be released. That tends to happen in women as they get older or in younger women whose ovaries actually do not work as well. ...Read more
What does this mean? Impression normal pelvic ultrasound. The ovaries are normal, multiple small follicles are present bilaterally, largest 1.4 CM lt.
On cd2 I did ultrasound an they found small follicle on ovary only 3 and my hormone test is normal also, thyroid is normal what does it mean?
Not much: All these findings are probably normal, work up will depend on symptoms. ...Read more
Clomid (clomiphene) cd2-6...2 follicles in right ovary (17mm n 15 mm) on cd12. cramps in RO on cd 14...no follicle on cd 16...does it mean ovulation has occured??
Unfortunately, not: ...necessarily. On CD 14, neither follicle had grown to the size for ovulation to occur. On the other hand, a follicle could have continued to mature and release an egg. Before CD 16. If the uncertainty is upsetting to you, your doctor can check certain hormone levels that might tell you if you ovulated or if the follicles simply faded away. Please stay optimistic regardless. ...Read more
Impression on pet CT scan is listed as: follicle on right ovary with associated hypermetabolic activity. What does this mean? Should I be concerned?
Not sure: What really matters is why they did the imaging in the first place. I am going to guess that since you have a history of breast cancer, they were looking for possible distant metastases of this disease. I have personally seen breast cancer spread to the ovaries. If this is their concern, it should be further evaluated. ...Read more
Had sono today for pelvic pain. Report showed polycystic left ovary with multiple follicles. Does that mean I have pcos?
Pcos: Seen on ultrasound, accounting for pelvic pain. Http://www. Womenshealth. Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/polycystic-ovary-syndrome. Html. ...Read more
Uterus normal is size, mildly heterogenous. Right ovary normal in size with 1.1cm anechoic dominant follicle with enhanced through-transmission. Mean?
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