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Do most woman have ovarian cysts at some time in there life?
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The simple answer is yes.
The more complex answer is that the significance of cysts varies widely based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. I will share this with subspecialists in reproductive endo and onc for additional input.

In brief: Yes
The simple answer is yes.
The more complex answer is that the significance of cysts varies widely based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. I will share this with subspecialists in reproductive endo and onc for additional input.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Yes, but...
All women with working ovaries have natural cysts in their reproductive lifetime.
Ovulation involves a cyst (a follicle, ) Progesterone production and early pregnancy needs a cyst (corpus luteum, ) and there are others. Cyst is a generic term referring to a fluid-fileld sac anywhere in a body. A challenge for gynecologists can be sorting out which ovarian cysts are normal and which not.

In brief: Yes, but...
All women with working ovaries have natural cysts in their reproductive lifetime.
Ovulation involves a cyst (a follicle, ) Progesterone production and early pregnancy needs a cyst (corpus luteum, ) and there are others. Cyst is a generic term referring to a fluid-fileld sac anywhere in a body. A challenge for gynecologists can be sorting out which ovarian cysts are normal and which not.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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