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A 34-year-old male asked:

I have a 4.4 cm haemorrhagic cyst. doc advised birth control pills for 2 cycles. we are trying to conceive our 2nd child. should we wait or try surger?

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Dr. Collin Smikle
Obstetrics & Gynecology 37 years experience
Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. More may develop if you take medications for ovulation induction. The cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. using the birth control pills may cause it to shrink faster but surgery may not be necessary unless there is bleeding or other symptoms.

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