Asking behalf of my friend about ovarian cyst.

Patient

Q: My friend is talking to this girl....he's too embarrassed to ask so I thought I ask for him.... He's talking to this nice girl and they are hitting it off pretty well but told him she has ovarian cysts.... If they have sexual relations is he at any risk?

Doctor

A:   Thanks for writing to us.

There are many types of ovarian cysts. None of those are sexually transmitted. There is no risk of STIs form the girl.

I hope this helps you.

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