Infertility/Fertility/immature follicle


i m 32 years prediabetic female with a 5 year old daughter i have been trying to conceive since few months n after my first babt i dint take n e medicines injections as contraception measures rather we use condoms.....i have been teseted for few things including day 12 ultrasound that says uterus size : 6.4x3.6x4.7 cm appears normal

endometrium: 0.7 cm thick

right ovary: size 3.3x2.3 cm no. of follicles 7 soze of largest follicle 1.3x1.1 cm

left ovary: size 3.7x2.6 cm no. of follicles 9 size of largest follicle 0.7x0.7 cm

a dominant but immature follicle is noted in the right ovary

does this report refer to any infertility problem in doc i got long gaps in intercourse so i realize that we have not been trying v often but i m too conscious that i m 32 m i aged enough to get this infertility thing into me...or this long gap has created this diabetese doc says my pre-diabetic condition isnt a problem..i have family history of diabetese n i got this thing noticed last year n get tested for diabetese which showed impaired results....i m quite worried with the results of report although i dont undrstand it....but kindly let me know what actually it is and what could be the possible treatments that invokes pregnancy early..i m overweight tummy is quite out for which i m exercising..i m too desperate to have another baby soon....
kindly reply me...


Hello Syeda from Pakistan,

This ultrasound does not indicate any type of fertility issue, but does confirm a normal uterus and ovaries.  In order to identify fertility issues you would need to undergo an infertility evaluation.

Good Luck,

Dr. Edward J. Ramirez, M.D., FACOG
Executive Medical Director
The Fertility and Gynecology Center
Monterey Bay IVF Program

Monterey, California, U.S.A.

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