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Does having an ovarian cyst mean i can't get pregnant right now?

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Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

No: The ovary is capable of forming many different kinds of cysts. Many of those will not affect a woman's chance of becoming pregnant. So if you don't want to be pregnant, you should use some kind of contraception.

Answered 3/15/2013

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Dr. Mark Lacambra answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Not at all: Cysts form during ovulation and rupture to then release an egg for potential fertilization and pregnancy. Occasionally they don't rupture and grow too large and cause pain. So discovering a cyst may be just a normal finding, depending on the size. There is a medical condition called polycystic ovary syndrome in which a woman has an imbalance of a female sex hormones that can cause infertility.

Answered 5/28/2016

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