A 46-year-old member asked:
Are ovarian cysts hereditary?
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Clinical Genetics 25 years experience
Possibly: For the most part, ovarian cysts are not genetic in the sense that they are not hereditary. Most women with ovarian cysts have some disruption of the ovarian cycle resulting in ovarian cyst development.
However, their are some genetic syndromes which are hereditary and in which ovarian cysts are part of that syndrome. An example is basal cell nevus syndrome.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
I have a ovarian cysts what should i do?
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Internal Medicine 37 years experience
See. Doctors : usually cysts are benign They can cause pain and occasionally severe. Bleeding Rarely they can be cancer See ObGyn in person to get accurate advise
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Last updated Jun 27, 2019
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