Surgery to remove the cyst may be needed if cancer is suspected, if the cyst does not go away, or if it causes symptoms. In many cases it can be taken out without damaging the ovary, but sometimes the ovary has to be removed. In rare cases an ovarian cyst may be drained during laparoscopy.
The larger incision is used to remove the cyst. There is a risk of rupture of an ovarian cyst when performing cystectomy. In benign, or non-malignant cases, this is of no concern. Cysts or ovarian masses that are suspected to be cancerous may require complete removal of the ovary to avoid rupture.
Benign (non-cancerous) cysts of the ovary can usually be removed, while preserving the ovary. Extremely large masses or endometriomas may require removal .
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Other treatment options for benign ovarian cysts include analgesics, or pain relievers. Surgery is used to remove the cyst and/or make sure that it isn't cancer.