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    Functional Ovarian Cyst

    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.

    Current as of: February 25, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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