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A 41-year-old female asked:

Severe pain from left ovarian cyst, had ultrasound two months ago. had a second ultrasound today and now there are two cyst on left ovary, can't take the pain.doctor says to wait til after menstrual cycle to see if it dissolves or ruptures. pain is consta

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Pain is self limited: Even though the lain is severe the cause is benign. When the cyst ruptures, the swelling will decrease and the pain will lessen. Please call your doctor to report the severe pain. They will be able to help. Later, after your period if cysts persist your gyn can help prevent future episodes.
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Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Anesthesiology 40 years experience
Don't understand: Your doctor's thinking as you have now gone through 2 menstrual cycles. Get another opinion. May need to have a diagnostic laparoscopy and possibly surgery.
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Last updated Sep 9, 2019

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