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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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Can an increasing embryo line suggest pregnancy?

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? Plea...  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 yo...  Read Full »

I am unable to conceive. What test should I undergo?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive since 5 to 6 months, but I am not able to. I am not on any medication nor have any problems. I did all tests, which were all normal. My cycle is 28 days and always regular. Please help. What to do? What is a follicular study? Can I do that?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameeksha Dubey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, it does help increase the chances of pregnancy. In the case of difficulty in conceiving, your husband also needs to be tested. The follicular study is a vital component of in vitro fertilization (IVF) assessment and timing. It basically employs a simple technique fo...  Read Full »

I have been trying to conceive and did a follicular study but suffering from diarrhea. Can it affect the chance of getting pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying to conceive and this cycle I took medical treatment like taking Letrozole, and did a follicular study. My doctor told me two eggs have been ruptured and all was good, but for two days I have been suffering from severe diarrhea. Will this affect my chance of gettin...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The follicular study report is good, as it shows the eggs are released from the ovaries. I hope you had intercourse in this period diarrhea would not affect the pregnancy, but you should take care that dehydration wo...  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 t...  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 givi...  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 »

My wife and I want to conceive a second child. Kindly suggest.

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 got my follicular scan, and it shows the right ovary has collapsed follicle and the left ovary has a 14 mm hemorrhagic cyst. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor,I did not get my period. I took a pregnancy test, and it came negative. I also got my follicular scan, and it shows the right ovary has collapsed follicle and the left ovary has a 14 mm hemorrhagic cyst. Please advise.Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Sometimes periods might get delayed by one or two weeks because of some stress or recent illness. The kit may also show false results in the early days. So I could suggest you wait for one more week, even if periods would not come, then do a ...  Read Full »

I am a 30-year-old female who is trying to conceive. My ultrasound shows undersized eggs. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 30-year-old female. I have tried conceiving two times. The first time I got my menstrual cycle after 42 days and the second time on the correct date. After that, I underwent sonography and the reports revealed that three eggs have been released, all three of which are undersized....  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. As per the attachment (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity), you have done an ultrasound only once on the eleventh day, but I would suggest you do a follicular study on alternate days till the ovulatio...  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 receive a pr...  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 p...  Read Full »

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