functional ovarian cyst sometimes develops near the end of the
menstrual cycle, when an egg
follicle fills up with fluid. Factors that may
increase your risk for developing a functional ovarian cyst include:
A history of a previous functional ovarian
Current use of clomiphene, such as Clomid or
Serophene, to start
Use of low-dose
progestin-only contraception (such as some implants, pills, and IUDs).
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March 12, 2014
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