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A 27-year-old female asked:

Would large ovarian cyst cause periods 2 weeks apart and now 19 days late on following cycle. neg pregnant test at 8 days late. my dr shrugged when asked?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes it can: Not sure how big is big to you, but if this is a follicular cyst (egg cyst) and is persistent because you didn't ovulate, it can cause delayed menses or irregular breakthrough bleeding. Normal mature follicles are usually around 2-2.5cm.
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