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Functional Ovarian Cyst

A functional ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac on your ovary. Most of these cysts are harmless and will go away on their own. But some may rupture, twist, or bleed, which can be very painful.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last Revised October 9, 2012

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Last Updated: October 09, 2012
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