Ovarian cyst?

Patient

Q: How can you tell the difference between a cyst and early period cramps? I am on Seasonique so I only get a period every 3 months. I am not due for a period for another 2 weeks but I have been spotting and having cramps and back aches for almost 2 weeks now.
Should I be worried or am I just being paranoid?

Symptoms:  Cramps, backaches, shortness of breath, bleeding
Doctor

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