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A 21-year-old female asked:

A 4.0 * 3.6 * 2.7 cm ovarian cyst is on m right ovary. how big is that? can it be dangerous during pregnancy?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 23 years experience
Quite common: It is quite common to have an ovarian cyst in pregnancy. Really the only way a cyst can be dangerous to your pregnancy is if it twists on itself (torsion) and requires surgical removal during the pregnancy. Most cysts that undergo torsion are significantly larger than yours. If you have no symptoms of pain, i would not worry at this time. If pain develops talk to you primary ob.
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