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A 41-year-old female asked:

Went a week earlier than expected period and ultrasound showed two large follicular cysts, one in each ovary & few small follicles in each ovary. is there still possible to be pregnant and have cysts and small follicles?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Contemporary cysts found on ultrasound in both ovaries is common, but the follicle cyst which contains an egg may have ruptured, creating a potential pregnancy which is unaffected by the presence of the other cysts described. However, the "early period" may be secondary to failure of fertilization, and ovulation this cycle may have been early, causing an "early period", and no pregnancy.

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Last updated Apr 16, 2021

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