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What can I do to prevent ovarian cysts?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Birth control pills
Oral contraceptives prevent ovulation therefore they prevent cyst formation.
It does not, however, make the cysts already present go away. Those cysts will resolve on their own.

In brief: Birth control pills
Oral contraceptives prevent ovulation therefore they prevent cyst formation.
It does not, however, make the cysts already present go away. Those cysts will resolve on their own.
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: OCPs
Birth control pills can help as well as pregnancy.
Losing weight if you are overweight will also help.

In brief: OCPs
Birth control pills can help as well as pregnancy.
Losing weight if you are overweight will also help.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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