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Pregnant had scan that showed cyst, started with primolut depot injection. Cause for cyst growing?

Hi Dr Minoo. my name is Esther am 29yrs old. i have one baby 2.4yrs old am now pregnant again 7 weeks and started spotting on week 5 and was put on Primolut depot injection to be done every week for 5weks. my worry is, they did a scan and discovered that i have a cyst they are saying its corpus luteum It was 5.6 during my 1st scan at 5 weeks and i did another scan on monday 17th and found out that it had grown to 6.79 is there any cause for alarm coz they are telling me not to worry abt it?? I also have painful cramps . pls help
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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hello Esther,

thanks for asking the query.
Dont worry ,relax ,its normal to have a cyst in the ovary at the start of ur pregnancy ,called corpus lueteal cyst ,it supports pregnancy by maintaing high level of progesteron .it regress as later the placenta takes overthe role of hormon production and supplyig the nutrients to the growing baby.
crmps may be due to ovulation cramps . relax ,dont worry ,it will be seen regressed in the next scan at 13-14 wks .
take care enjoy ur pregnancy ,be in contact with ur gynecologist for ur cramps.
Answered: Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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