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When are women most likely to have ovarian cysts?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine
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In brief: When ovulating

When women are of childbearing age, the ovaries produce follicles with eggs in them. The egg is released and then can be fertilized.
Sometimes the follicle does not release the egg and this can turn in to an ovarian cyst. This can occur in any woman of childbearing age.

In brief: When ovulating

When women are of childbearing age, the ovaries produce follicles with eggs in them. The egg is released and then can be fertilized.
Sometimes the follicle does not release the egg and this can turn in to an ovarian cyst. This can occur in any woman of childbearing age.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Dr. David Dang
Radiology

In brief: Reproductive ages.

Ovarian cysts are more common in women of reproductive ages.
Many ovarian cyst are functional cyst, arising from normal ovarian follicles and usually resolve on their own. There are other type of cysts, including dermoid cyst, cystadenoma or endometrioma.

In brief: Reproductive ages.

Ovarian cysts are more common in women of reproductive ages.
Many ovarian cyst are functional cyst, arising from normal ovarian follicles and usually resolve on their own. There are other type of cysts, including dermoid cyst, cystadenoma or endometrioma.
Dr. David Dang
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