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Hello, I am concerned I had unprotected sex September 9 and took plan b that day and 3 days later took Ella one because I was afraid of my weight that plan b wouldn’t work. My last period started September 1-4 my cycle is normally 24 days. I have now missed 3 periods went to a clinic I am not pregnant they did an ultrasound and have done multiple pregnancy tests Home and at clinic. On the ultrasound they saw a small cyst on my left ovary. I had a ton of blood work at my primary care CBC CMP Thyroid(Tsh) free t4 and cholesterol level all was normal my LDL was only slightly elevated. 3 years ago I had a miscarriage and they saw a small complex cyst on my ovary (unsure what one) but no one ever followed up with it or seemed to care. Now I am all worried I have ovarian cancer. I am 34 with 3 kids. I have been having some cramping.
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Thanks for this question. Can I ask if you take any meds of any type
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I do not take any regular meds as I said I took the plan b and Ella 3 days apart in September.

You are not pregnant Diana.

This is just from the hormones that you took

that is why you missed your period

This is not cancer either

the ultrasound would have seen cancer

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It was not a thorough ultra sound just a simple abdominal ultrasound and they did see a cyst but did not say what type. My period has been gone for 3 cycles?
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I am a cancer doctor

the abdominal ultrasound would have seen ovarian cancer.

you don't have ovarian cancer

you haven't had your period because you took ella one

an ovarian cyst is not ovarian cancer

you don't have to worry about ovarian cancer

let me know if you have questions.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thank you. My period has been gone for 3 cycles is this normal tho? Will Ella one really stop it for that long?

yes, ella can cause irregular periods and no periods

bad anxiety symptoms can cause loss of periods as well

body stress, lack of sleep, too much exercise can cause loss of periods

you are not pregnant

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I had a complex ovarian cyst are most of these benign? Would the cyst be causing my missed periods?

yes, most complex ovarian cysts are benign.

cyst can sometimes cause irregular periods and missed periods.

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