What does 'enlarged ovaries' mean?

Cysts or PCOS ... Enlarged ovaries (high ovarian volumes) are most commonly caused by ovarian cysts, but if the ovaries are enlarged without large cysts it can be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos, a hormonal condition that affects about 1 in 10 women. An ultrasound scan of your ovaries will look for ovarian cysts, and is part of the diagnostic tests that we do to look for pcos, as well as blood testing.

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What does enlarged ovaries mean when on fertility drugs?

Enlarged ovaries. Enlarged ovaries when taking fertility drugs means that your ovaries are responding to the stimulatory drugs. With careful monitoring your risk of hyperstimulation of the ovaries is low. Hopefully with a good response you will conceive. Read more...