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A 22-year-old female asked:

Can ovarian cysts be hereditary? i have one on each ovary, doctor wouldn't tell me how big and suggested a gyno. should i be worried abt surgery posb?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See GYN MD first: A visit to the GYN MD can clarify the size, dimensions, and composition of the ovarian cysts which can then help to decide what, if any, action is needed.
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