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A 25-year-old female asked:

Hi i am a 25 year old female. i have had a doctor detect that i have an ovarian cyst about a year ago. my gp was unclear if it was a complicated cyst. now i have these dark round spots developing on my hips. should i be worried? are they connected?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Polycystic ovarian : syndrome can cause lots of ovarian cyst issues, benign in nature. It can be linked indirectly with skin pigment hormone changes, and related darkening. Testing and evaluation with your doctor, can allow a good treatment plan to develop.
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Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
Unlikely connection: The nature of the black spots cannot be figured out just from your statement; they are most-likely unrelated to the ovarian cyst, especially if the cyst is benign. Both sets of lesions need be closely examined by your physician
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Last updated Mar 24, 2020


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