Doctors usually discover nabothian cysts during routine pelvic exams. Occasionally, they may appear on a pelvic scan if the patient requires cervical imaging. If a doctor discovers what they believe to be a nabothian cyst, they may break the surface to confirm their diagnosis. A doctor may also use a procedure known as a colposcopy to magnify the cervix and view the cyst in more detail, to differentiate between a nabothian cyst and other causes of lumps on the cervix. Occasionally, a doctor may take a biopsy if there is any doubt surrounding the diagnosis.
This site offers information designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on any information on this site as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or as a substitute for, professional counseling care, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional.