Do Nabothian cysts cause pain?
Symptoms of nabothian cysts
These cysts don’t cause pain, discomfort, or other symptoms, so it’s likely that your doctor will discover any cysts while examining your cervix for other problems. Talk to your doctor if you have bleeding between your periods, unusual discharge, or pelvic pain.
Are Nabothian cysts cancerous?
Cervical cysts aren’t cancerous. The most common variety is a nabothian (nuh-BOW-thee-un) cyst, which forms when normal tissue on the outer part of the cervix grows over the glandular, mucus-producing tissue of the inner part of the cervix. When mucus, fluid or tissue becomes trapped, a cyst forms.
Is it normal to feel a lump on your cervix?
A nabothian cyst is a lump filled with mucus that develops on the surface of the cervix. Most women have nabothian cysts and their presence is normal. They are usually found during a routine pelvic exam and appear as a small, smooth rounded lump or collection of lumps on the cervix.
What does a Nabothian cyst look like?
Nabothian cysts are cysts filled with mucus that look like tiny bumps on the surface of the cervix. They are usually 2 millimeters to 10 millimeters in diameter, and they contain mucus that ranges in color from pale yellow to amber.
How do you treat Nabothian cysts?
Nabothian cysts that need treatment can be removed through an excision or through a process called “electrocautery ablation.” During an excision, your doctor uses a scalpel or blade to remove the growth. During electrocautery ablation, your doctor uses an electric current to remove the cyst.
Do Nabothian cysts smell?
They can form when excess skin cells clog the mucous glands lining the cervix. Although nabothian cysts do not usually cause symptoms, they can rupture and release foul-smelling discharge or blood.
Will a Nabothian cyst go away?
Nabothian cysts usually disappear without treatment. Large nabothian cysts can measure up to 4 centimeters (cm) in size.
Do Nabothian cysts cause discharge?
Women may not know that they have a nabothian cyst until their doctor finds one during a routine pregnancy examination. Although nabothian cysts do not usually cause symptoms, they can rupture and release foul-smelling discharge or blood.
Can Nabothian cyst affect fertility?
Naboth cysts are common and benign cervical lesions in women of reproduc- tive age. They are often due to childbirth or minor trauma and are rarely symptomatic. We report the case of multiple Nabothian cysts obstructing the cervical canal in a patient with 7 years primary infertility.