Follicular Study

Follicular study is the monitoring of ovarian follicles to aid in the procedure of invitro fertilization. It involves taking a series of ultrasound scans at regular intervals to assess the exact day of ovulation.

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My embryo line has increased from 5.2 to 5.9. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 34-year-old lady. Trying to conceive. I had a follicular study. On ninth day, my right ovary size was 7 mm and left was not developed and on 11th day scan, it is showing the same values. But my embryo line has increased from 5.2 to 5.9. What does it mean? Am I pregnant or not? Pleas...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Since the size of endometrial thickness has increased and the size of the ovary follicle has increased, there are chances of pregnancy. Try during your fertile period which is between 12 to 24 days of your periods. Get started with Folic acid supplements. However, if you ...  Read Full »

My wife and I have been trying to conceive a second child naturally for the past few years. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,My wife is 38 years old, and I am 43 years old. We have been trying for 2nd child for the past few years now. Just this month, our doctor did a follicular study on my wife, and she said that the egg is released now, and you can either try the IUI method or natural. We opted for natural....  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. If you want to try the natural method, I suggest you to follow a few things mentioned below. She should strictly keep checking thyroid levels as it can cause miscarriage and neurological abnormalities in the fetus. Have folic acid strictly ...  Read Full »

I recently had a missed abortion and my follicular growth is not good. Please suggest treatment.

Query: Hi doctor, I had a missed abortion recently, and after two months, I was kept on tablet Letrozole (Femara) 2.5 mg OD and Progynova (Estradiol valerate) 2 mg from the sixth to the ninth day of the follicular study. During the follicular study of the right ovary, a 9x7 mm follicle and ET 4.8 mm, and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq I understand your concern Though the follicle grows less on day nine and day 10, the growth increases more towards day 14. So do not worry. You must keep track of the growing follicle on day 10, 12, 14, and 16. Chances are more that growth will increase. The fibroid of small...  Read Full »

What does echogenic endometrium mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I underwent myomectomy surgery five months back for fibroid removal. I am planning for pregnancy now. Recently I did a follicular scan on the tenth day of my period and report showed that I have echogenic endometrium. What does it mean by echogenic endometrium? Does it mean my uterus i...  Read Full »

Dr. Talpe Ashwini Nanasaheb

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It would be better if you can share black images of ultrasound. It looks like a cyst in one of the ovaries (attachment removed to protect patient identity).   Read Full »

What is the reason for not conceiving even after having healthy eggs?

Query: Hi doctor, In the follicle study, both ovaries had eggs, and those were in good size, but I did not get pregnant. What is the reason? The egg size was 19*21 and 18*19. I use to take Ovacare, Cystova, Reflam, and Progesterone. I am attaching the study. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Usually, multiple follicles start developing from day nine of the cycle, and one follicle from either side reaches dominant follicle size (around 15 to 18 mm). And around day 15 to 17, one dominant follicle releases the ovum (this is seen o...  Read Full »

Kindly explain my follicular study report.

Query: Hello doctor, My condition on the third day of follicular study (on the day of 15th after ovulation) report shows below: RO. DF - 08x 06 mm, LO.DF-12X11mm, E.T-1.1 Triple line point, Free fluid. Please give the above report analysis and suggestions.  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your USG report it is clear that there is a ruptured follicle and an ovum has been released into your tubes. (This is evidenced by the free fluid and the crumpled follicle mentioned in ur USG report). Your endometrium has good thickness and is ready to recieve a pr...  Read Full »

What helps to get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, From last two years we are trying to conceive and recently my wife had SM test. The result of the prolactin blood test is 9.89 ng/mL and TSH is 2.84. The FSH result is 6.83 mlU/mL. Also the luteinizing hormone range is 3.83 mlU/ml and right ovary adnexal is 38 mm x 24 mm. Please explain ...  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair Bhaskaran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Her blood tests are normal, but her scan result is confusing. So, please send the complete scan report. Have you done your semen analysis? If not, then get it done by a reputed laboratory and send me the report. There should be three to four days abstinence before givin...  Read Full »

Any Suggestions for delayed conception?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 34 and I have regular period. I am trying to conceive for the last four months. My period bleeding is only for three or four days. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I suggest you Folic acid supplements and Iron supplements. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent.Send me details of your cycle, so that I can guide you with fertile period. Get your complete blood count and thyroid pr...  Read Full »

What is the normal LH and FSH value on day 2 of periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a biochemical pregnancy before seven months. One month later, when I took a scan it showed a simple right ovarian cyst measuring 33 x 27 mm. I took Meprate tablet and got my period. Then, my cycle was regular for a month. Then, when I tried again for pregnancy, I did not get my per...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Regarding the simple cyst and its size, there is no matter of worry. The normal value of LH on day 2 is 2-18 and the normal value of FSH on day 2 is 1-18. Both of which fall in the normal range and so you need not worry. You please start on Folic acid supplements and a...  Read Full »

Can I conceive with 100 kg weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. My weight is 100 kg and height is 158 cm. I have attached my laboratory reports. I am presently taking Metformin 500 mg twice a day and Eltroxin 1000 mcg tablets. I stopped taking the tablets two days before the test was done. Can I conceive with this weight?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Considering you are obese, hypothyroid and still on supplementation, it indicates that serum insulin levels are high (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Hypothyroidism and anovulation could be a concern and you may be experiencing irregular menses. You...  Read Full »

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