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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have a big chocolate cyst in my left ovary and don't want surgery as i had one already for uterine fibroids, can i be pregnant with it?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Possible, not likely: I would recommend removing the endometrioma if you hope to conceive. Its effects are not just destructive to the ovary involved but also deleterious to the entire pelvis and both tubes - which could seriously decrease your fertility. Seek care with a reputable infertility specialist or laparoscopic gynecologist to address this at your earliest convenienc. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daile and good luck.
Last updated Jun 7, 2015

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