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when are women most likely to have ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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.
Answered on Jun 23, 2012
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Anytime: During reproductive age cysts are very common. Most women would have something considered a cyst at least once per year but would never know unless an x-ray test was performed due to pain. Often though the pain is completely separate from the cyst. The follicle (a cyst) that is the growing egg each month grows to 2-3 cm and ruptures each month. Cyst rupture is normal! cysts unusually cause pain.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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