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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have recently been diagnosed with an ovarian dermoid cyst. while usually slow growing, this one became 5 cm in 6 months. i also struggle with infertility. should i operate it and then proceed with clomid iui? or can i do the treatment first?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
The best person to give this advice is your Gyn who knows you best. You can choose either. Good luck.
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Dr. Samuel Galima
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Your question could be best answered by an OB/GYN fellowship trained in reproductive endocrinologist and infertility
Jul 15, 2022
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Complex ovarian cysts, including "dermoid cysts" are usually needful of biopsy and/or removal, especially at "age 34". See your GYN physician for guidance, and obtain a later appointment with a reproductive endocrinology physician for fertility treatments.
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Last updated Jul 20, 2022

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