A 24-year-old female asked:
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ovulating in right ovary. sonographer told me. i switched frm sprintec to natazia (estradiol valerate and dienogest). why am i ovulating? ur not supposed to ovulate on birth control.

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Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Misspoke: The sonographer was probably commenting on the presence of a cyst as on cannot really see ovulation on ultrasound. Cyst are common and not necessarily a problem. Discuss this with your doctor who has more training and likely better information than the sonographer.
Answered on Sep 4, 2013
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