Ovarian Cyst | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Do I need a sonogram?
  • What kind of cyst do I have?
  • If it’s a functional cyst, do I need any treatment?
  • How will I know if my functional cyst is getting worse?
  • If I have another type of cyst, what are my treatment options? Will I need surgery?
  • Am I at risk of having another ovarian cyst in the future?
  • I’m menopausal. Am I at risk for ovarian cancer?

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00