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New Bern, NC
A 25-year-old female asked:

How long should the irritation from an ovarian cyst last. i have one burst about 6 weeks ago and still having sever pain around my ovary.

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Dr. Denise Bruneau
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
6-8 weeks: Normally, a ruptured cyst resolves in 6-8 wks. It depends on the size of the cyst and how much fluid spilled. Your body has to reabsorb the fluid. Sometimes, scar tissues forms as a result and causes chronic pain. Wait 2 more weeks, if not better, go see your gynecologist. You probably need a repeat ultrasound to be sure it's gone. If the pain is severe, go now.
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