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A 31-year-old female asked:

I am on loestrin only for an ovarian endometrioma, is there a chance it can shrink if it did not with other coc's? it shrunk thru out my pregnancy but immediately began growing after delivery

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Not likely: to shrink much with oral contraceptives, due to estrogen content. Contraceptives with no estrogen, would be slightly more likely to cause shrinkage. Gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist/antagonist agents are more effective.

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