A 21-year-old member asked:
When are women most likely to have ovarian cysts?
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Family Medicine 33 years experience
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.
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Radiology 15 years experience
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A 30-year-old member asked:
What is the cause of ovarian cysts in women?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
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A 40-year-old member asked:
When are women most likely to have ovarian cyst?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
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 want to prevent that the best way is to get on birth control pills unless you have a contraindication.
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Howell Township, New Jersey
A 68-year-old female asked:
How common are ovarian cysts in women over 60?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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