A 41-year-old female asked:
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i have a 1.6cm complex hemorrhagic cyst or corpus luteum in the right ovary with some free fluid. i'm 42. does this cyst need to be followed?

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It may rupture on its own and then that is that or it may need to be drained
Answered on Jul 12, 2016
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