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How does desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) help supress ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Hormonal: Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) contains estrogen. When you take the pill, the estrogen in the pill decreases the need for estrogen production from the ovaries. Estrogen production from the ovaries comes from ovarian cysts. Less estrogen needed from the ovaries means less ovarian cysts.
Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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