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Does depo-provera shrink or get rid of ovarian cysts?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not really

The depoprovera shot will not really shrink or get rid of cyst.
Most ovarian cysts simply resolve on their own within 6-8 weeks. The shot may help prevent other cysts from forming though by essentially turning the ovaries off during the 3 months that it works.

In brief: Not really

The depoprovera shot will not really shrink or get rid of cyst.
Most ovarian cysts simply resolve on their own within 6-8 weeks. The shot may help prevent other cysts from forming though by essentially turning the ovaries off during the 3 months that it works.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

This is one of the uses for provera (medroxyprogesterone).

In brief: Yes

This is one of the uses for provera (medroxyprogesterone).
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