Ovarian cysts that are smaller tend to be asymptomatic; however larger cysts can show up the symptoms such as:
Some types of ovarian cysts can be associated with endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome (POS) and other conditions. Polycystic ovaries occur when the ovaries are too large and contain multiple tiny cysts on the outer edges.
Non-cancerous growths which develop from the outer lining tissue of the ovaries (cystadenomas), some cysts can also develop when the uterine lining tissue grows outside the uterus and adheres to the ovaries (endometrioma).
The below mentioned factors can increase the risk of developing ovarian cycts:
There are different methods used for the diagnosis of ovarian cysts which lets the doctor confirm the presence of ovarian cysts, which include: