Chances are you won’t need treatment for a corpus luteum cyst. If you’re pregnant, your cyst will probably go away in your second trimester. If you’re not pregnant, your cyst may go away within a few weeks. Usually, by the time you have your third menstrual cycle, the cyst will be gone.
In the meantime, your provider can offer treatment to help you manage any symptoms. Your provider may recommend:
If your cyst gets so big that it could harm your ovary or pose risks if you’re pregnant, your provider may remove your cyst, but this is rarely needed.