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A 33-year-old female asked:

I have dermoid cyst in right ovary. according to ultrasound it's 1.5cm it's on the wall of ovary, not in the middle.will i still be able to ovulate?

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 36 years experience
You should: The dermoid should not effect ovulation. It need to be watched, however, to make sure it's not growing. If so, it would need to be removed.
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