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A 35-year-old female asked:

Can a ovarian cyst on the right ovary (5cm)cause pain in the left pelvic area, along with back pain? it feels like severe menstrual cramps on left sid

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Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: Cysts on the rt can leak fluid and cause pain in the pelvis and lower abdomen. You should see your gyn to make sure that there is not a more serious issue developing.
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