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when are women most likely to have ovarian cysts?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
When ovulating: When women are of childbearing age, the ovaries produce follicles with eggs in them. The egg is released and then can be fertilized. Sometimes the follicle does not release the egg and this can turn in to an ovarian cyst. This can occur in any woman of childbearing age.
Answered on Dec 31, 2014
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Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Reproductive ages.: Ovarian cysts are more common in women of reproductive ages. Many ovarian cyst are functional cyst, arising from normal ovarian follicles and usually resolve on their own. There are other type of cysts, including dermoid cyst, cystadenoma or endometrioma.
Answered on May 7, 2013

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Mid cycle: A cyst can occur at any time and there are many types of cysts, but the moist common one comes form ovulation and that happens at mid cycle. If you wa ... Read More
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Many causes: Go to http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/ovarian_cysts/article_em.Htm there you will find all the answers you seek (that are possible to answer). Mo ... Read More
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