I have a cyst on my right ovary, this has come about due to taking Clomid for IUI treatments through my fertility doctor. How serious is this and will this damage my ovary and chances of falling pregnant? I have never been pregnant.

Lots of women have cysts and

Lots of women have cysts and never know it. Having a cyst on an ovary doesn't mean you can't get pregnant. Problems arise when cysts wrap around an ovary, which doesn't happen very often. Most of the time, cysts will dissipate, or go away on their own.

Know what side the cyst is on, though so in case you wake up with severe pain on one side, you'll know if it might be related.

Some women who develop cysts have PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome. Women with PCOS often have difficulty getting pregnant, so you will want to rule PCOS out through a hormone screening.


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