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A 23-year-old female asked:

Low pelvic pain for 4 days that is constant. seems different than pre-menstrual cramp pain. period is expected in 4 days. cause for concern?

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Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Probably not: You might be experiencing this discomfort from an ovarian cyst. This may sound scary, but an ovarian cyst is perfectly normal. You have one each month when you ovulate. On occasion, these cysts will be a bit larger and give you pain. These cysts almost always resolve on their own within a few weeks to a month.
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