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What does Left ovarian follicle mean?

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What does Left ovarian follicle mean?
Posted Wed, 7 Nov 2012 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 1 hour later
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Both of our ovaries- left and right release an egg or ovum every month. This ovum develops inside a follicle in the ovary which ruptures around 14th day of the cycle to release an ovum. The released ovum is then fertilised with a sperm which results in pregnancy.
The formation of the follicle in the left ovary is referred to as left ovarian follicle. This is a normal physiological process and in every cycle, these follicles are formed and then regress with the hormonal changes in the body.
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