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Have PCOS. Ultrasound shows follicles in ovary. What does it mean?

Hello, my name is Natasha I am a 38 year old female with diagnosed PCOS . I went to the doctor today and did an ultrasound and this is what it read. Anteverted Uterus measured 7 by 5 by 5cm Endo thickness 0.79cm Left ovary 11.0 cubic cm. Right ovary 17.3 cubic cm No fluid in POD More than 15 follicles seen in each ovary. What does that mean and am I in any danger?
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Hello Natasha
Thanks for your query.
The report says your uterus is normal.
The endometrial thickness which indicates the lining of the uterus is also normal.
PCOS means polycystic ovarian syndrome.
In this condition, due to underlying hormonal imbalance, both the ovaries get studded with numerous follicles ( eggs ) but none of them mature to ovulate.
The ovaries are also bulkier than normal ovaries.
This is what is apparent in your case.
You are not in any danger.
PCOS leads to irregular menstrual cycles, and you might need aid of medications if you wish to conceive.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 23 Sep 2013
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