Cysts are common in the ovaries. Most of the women have one or more cyst in the ovaries at some point in their life, sometimes they disappear before they can be discovered at a routine gynecological exam.
It can happen to women at every age however it’s more common during the reproductive years.
It should be removed when it causes symptoms, affects fertility or malignancy is suspected.
When the cyst doesn’t disappear on its own, it can start to grow leading to pain, menstrual cramps or even infertility.