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A 44-year-old female asked:

Can having a tubo ovarian abscess cause you to get ovarian cysts? never had them before had mass pelvic sepsis, now have them. is there a link?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Yes if you had a massive tubo-ovarian abscess, depending on how it was treated, it could cause ongoing issues with ovarian cyst formation. I'm so sorry you're going through this.
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