Can Ovarian Cyst be Cured?

Disease Type:


Most ovarian cysts are functional and resolve on their own without treatment; other types may require intervention depending on symptoms and characteristics

What is Ovarian Cyst?

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can form on the ovaries. Most cysts are benign and resolve on their own. Treatment may involve watchful waiting or, in some cases, surgery. Regular monitoring and follow-up are important to assess cyst size, symptoms, and any changes that may require intervention.

Clinical Aspects


Fluid-filled sac that forms on or within the ovaries


Usually no symptoms; may cause pelvic pain, bloating, changes in menstrual cycle


Ultrasound, clinical examination


Generally good with appropriate management and treatment


Rupture, complications of untreated ovarian cyst

Etiology and Treatment


Follicle cysts (normal part of the menstrual cycle), corpus luteum cysts, endometriomas, dermoid cysts, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)


Monitoring for changes, pain management, hormonal contraceptives (to prevent recurrence)


Monitoring for changes, pain management, hormonal contraceptives (to prevent recurrence)

Public Health and Patient Perspectives


Fluid-filled sac on the ovary

Patient Perspectives

Management depends on the size and symptoms of the cyst

While the information presented here reflects the current knowledge about these conditions and treatments, it’s important to understand that individual cases may differ. Consulting with a healthcare professional is crucial for accurate information tailored to your specific needs.