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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Maybe Bad news: The thing that i would be worried about most is that the doctor removed too much normal ovarian tissue and took out a lot of your eggs. when you remov ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: You probably have pcos - polycystic ovarian syndrome. Irregular periods is very common with this condition. It's likely you will need medication to ma ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may: If you just had an ovarian cyst removed, it may affect your next cycle. It would not affect any after the initial cycle though.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Fertility specialist: If trying to get pregnant (presuming 28 day cycles), be sure to have sex twice a day starting from day 10-11, for 8 days. Generally, be happy, enjoy l ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes, however it is sometimes difficult to tell a growing follicle from a cyst.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: All endometrial tissue whether or not it is in the uterus or outside is hormonally active and so when you have your period, it is not unreasonable for ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doering
40 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
Probably not: An ovarian cyst probably would not affect the appearance of menstrual blood
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
Sort of...: You could have irregular menstrual cycles due to hormone imbalance. This applies to girls in puberty.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Ovarian cysts can and do alter your menstrual cycle when large or numerous.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Yes,: one can conceive.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hands
66 years experience in Endocrinology
4 basic, multiple o: Lh, fsh, estrogen and Progesterone are the basic hormones in regulation. But multiple other factors are just as important. Insulin. Weight. Stress lev ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
No: Cysts if benign tend to grow - enlarge slowly.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Trolice
30 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes by definition: By the term "functional" ovarian cyst, you are stating the cyst is producing hormones and is part of a normal menstrual cycle. As a result, ovulation ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Preg can make them grow , twist or rupture so if you have one and are pg , you will need close monitoring as sometiems you may need surg during preg, ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually not: Most ovarian cysts don't cause the cervix or uterus to bleed, since most ovarian cysts are not hormonally active.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Not conceiving.: A corpus luteum is formed after ovulation, when the egg is released to be fertilized. It secretes estroigen and progesterone. If conception does not ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. Yes, elevated testosterone can make periods irregular, or stop altogether. Have you had any male pattern hair growth? This is seen most commonly i ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Progesterone doesn't cause ovarian cysts. Progesterone is produced by luteal cysts (where an egg was released from).
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A 82-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helen Sandland
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See MD: A complex mass at any time is concerning-but more so after menopause. It may have been there for years and be totally benign, but most mds will be wo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Anovulatory cycle: Irregular menses is very common in young women. Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/anovulatory_cycle for info re anovulatory cycle as cause of irr ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Unless you are on a triple iV antibiotic for a very serious infection then ovulation is not affected.

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