A 47-year-old female asked:
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ovarian cycts comes and goes the one on my left side is 5cm and the one on my right is 3 cm the left side hurts?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Ovarian cysts: Have you spoken to your GYN or MD about them? Do they hurt frequently or only once a month? Did they say this was polycystic ovarian disease? Changes in diet may help with pain. Surgery sometimes is needed. Consult with us to help decrease pain with diet choices.
Answered on Jun 25, 2017

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