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I'm 17 years old and I just found out that I have a ovary cyst

By Anonymous October 22, 2012 - 7:41am
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I'm not to sure that it's dangerous, but I have been taking birth control pills and I heard that will shrink it? I'm not to familiar with a cyst, but I'm afraid of not being able to have any babies in my future. I did have a pelvic exam, which was about a couple of months ago, and they said my ovaries were a little larger than normal. But I went through a pelvic exam just to get on birth control to regulate and stop the cramps. But now I don't have a period, lol.

Can someone fill me in on this ovary cyst? Is it dangerous if not treated? Will my birth control help?

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Hi Anon,

Thank you for posting! An Ovarian cyst is not necessarily dangerous and are very commonly treated with oral contraceptives. Here is some great information on ovarian cysts that you may find helpful: http://www.empowher.com/ovarian-cysts/content/ovarian-cysts-symptoms-causes-and-risks

Best Wishes,


October 22, 2012 - 8:57am
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