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A 28-year-old female asked:

I had an ovarian cyst of 2cm since may and after provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 2 weeks it shrunk. but after period i hav dull pain n bloating. how long does it cure?

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Dr. Linda Schwartz
Pharmacology 17 years experience
Ovarian cysts: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) helps to shrink ovarian cysts (functional cysts). Usually the cysts will go away within 1-3 months. If you develop new cysts, your doctor may place you on birth control. Treatment of ovarian cysts depend on your age, size of cysts, your period, and symptoms., Most cysts are benign in women of childbearing age.
Last updated Jul 14, 2016

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