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A 18-year-old female asked:

if you get a cyst does that mean i did not ovulate correctly that month?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: If you do not get a cyst, you probably didn't ovulate. Ovulation occurs when an ovarian cyst reaches about 20mm in diamenter. That cyst ruptures and releases the egg. No cyst, no ovulation.

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I mis3periods, but had symps.Went to gyn, he said IV period but stuck.Did curetag.Becos languag, I culdnt undestand why hapnd.Not preg, tak pil2regulate.?

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What causes an ovarian dermoid cyst?

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