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If I have 10 follicles why didn’t I get 10 eggs?
In an ultrasound picture, follicles and empty cysts have the same appearance. Generally each large follicle contains a mature egg but as we cannot  see the egg with ultrasound (eggs are smaller than a pinhead) it is not possible to predict whether some cysts are empty or not.   It is more likely that eggs can be obtained from follicles between 17 and 25 mm in diameter. Eggs may be collected from follicles smaller than 17mm in diameter, however these eggs may be immature and may not fertilize.

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