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Doctor insights on: Can Clomid Cause Ovarian Cysts To Rupture

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I have ovarian cyst 5 cm my dr prescribe me clomid (clomiphene) im affraid to use cause i know it may make cyst worse i cant understand why he precribe it then?

I have ovarian cyst 5 cm my dr prescribe me clomid (clomiphene) im affraid to use cause i know it may make cyst worse i cant understand why he precribe it then?

Can"t understand why: It would be very valuable to ask your Gyn directly: 1-what is planned for your 5 cm ovarian cyst and 2- what is the purpose of taking clomid (clomiphene)....? or to seek a second opinion . A mistake may have been made. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Can I take clomid (clomiphene) if i have ovarian cyst?

Can I take clomid (clomiphene) if i have ovarian cyst?

Depends: If the cyst is large, you wouldn't want to take clomid (clomiphene) until the cyst was gone. If you had a physiologic ovarian cyst that was small, it wouldn't matter. This is a decision your doc is trained to make. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can i get ovarian cysts with being on Clomid (clomiphene) for 4 cycles?

Can i get ovarian cysts with being on Clomid (clomiphene) for 4 cycles?

Yes: Clomid (clomiphene) can cause cysts. The chance is higher in women with pcos. And it can make extra eggs which can lead to cyst formation. They are temporary and generally go away. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to take Clomid (clomiphene) while I have an ovarian cyst?

No: There is a risk that Clomid (clomiphene) can further increase the size of the cyst causing more problems. It is best to wait until cyst resolves to start clomid (clomiphene). Best wishes. ...Read more

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Clomid (clomiphene) and cyst. I have a 2-3cm ovarian cyst. Is this contraindication for using clomid (clomiphene)? Age:29 bmi:19, 8

Depends on doctor: Your doctor will need to evaluate the cyst -- the size and the type of cyst to determine if this is right time to trigger ovulation with clomid (clomiphene). Most would not delay with such a small cyst. ...Read more

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35 y/o with dermoid ovarian cyst 3.9cm. Is is safe to get pregnant with clomid (clomiphene) and having the cyst ? Or should I remove the cyst before pregnancy?

35 y/o with dermoid ovarian cyst 3.9cm. Is is safe to get pregnant with clomid (clomiphene) and having the cyst ? Or should I remove the cyst before pregnancy?

See your Doctor: Dermoids can rupture if they grow and can undergo torsion (twisting cutting off the blood supply). Both would require surgery which you do not want to have to go through if you are pregnant. See your doctor for evaluation and discuss whether this should be removed soon ...Read more

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I have pcos. I began taking Clomid (clomiphene) and ended up with a 9 CM ovarian cyst on my only remaining ovary. What should I do? I don't want to lose it!

I have pcos. I began taking Clomid (clomiphene) and ended up with a 9 CM ovarian cyst on my only remaining ovary. What should I do? I don't want to lose it!

Talk to your Dr: Large ovarian cysts are not to be taken lightly. If it truly was from the stimulation then despite its size it mighty go away on its own. Suppression with ocs or progestins might be of benefit. At that size however, a cystectomy might be needed if the suppression and time fail.If surgery is needed, it can hopefully be done laparoscopically (mis) to make recovery easier and decrease scar potential. ...Read more

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Day-3 ultrasound shown a 6.4cm by 4.3cm ovarian cyst. Doctor said my estrogen level is 106 and so I can start Clomid (clomiphene) 75mg. Good to start? or wait?

I would not: start a patient of mine under these conditions, but your doctor may have different approach with different reasoning. You should ask your doctor to clarify if you are uncomfortable with the decision to start. ...Read more

Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more