Functional Ovarian Cysts - What Increases Your Risk
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 cyst.
Current use of clomiphene, such as
Clomid or Serophene, to start ovulation. Use of low-dose progestin-only
contraception (such as some implants, pills, and IUDs).
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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