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On IUI treatment. On medicines. Got only one follicle in left ovary on the 9th day. Reason?

I am 29 years old. I had IUI last month (12th day) and the result was negative(Got periods on 30th day). Again planned for IUI this month, Also taken OVOFAR 100mg tablet for 5 days and had 3 Menotrophin (GMH HP 75) injections on my 5th, 7th and 9th day. On day 9 - follicular study I have got only one follicule about 17mm in left ovary . I expected atleast two follicules, What is the reason for only one follicule?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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You begin with many follicles ( regardless if you are fertility meds or not) each containing an egg and competing for dominating position and hormones. Around cycle day 8, one becomes the dominating follicular and will be the one that ovulates. Most of the other follicular have dies or are too small in size to have a chance to ovulate. These remaining small follicular stay around to support the dominating follicle  by producing hormones for it and the lining. 
This is the nature' s way and nobody can predict on which side of ovary,you are going to ovulate.
It is perfectly normal to have one follicle and why it happens,no body knows.
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