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Can ovarian cysts be prevented?
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Dr. Charles Glueck
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Often preventable
Most common cause of ovarian cysts is polycystic ovary syndrome.
This can be treated with a low glycemic index diet plus glucophage (metformin) 850 mg three times per day.

In brief: Often preventable
Most common cause of ovarian cysts is polycystic ovary syndrome.
This can be treated with a low glycemic index diet plus glucophage (metformin) 850 mg three times per day.
Dr. Charles Glueck
Dr. Charles Glueck
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In brief: Ovarian follicles
Many ovarian follicles or cysts are normal.
This is where a egg is released from during ovulation. A follicle needs to grow to about 2 CM for a mature egg to be released. Sometimes a cyst can burst or bleed and this may cause sudden onset of pain.

In brief: Ovarian follicles
Many ovarian follicles or cysts are normal.
This is where a egg is released from during ovulation. A follicle needs to grow to about 2 CM for a mature egg to be released. Sometimes a cyst can burst or bleed and this may cause sudden onset of pain.
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
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