A cryst on your ovary can be found during a pelvic exam. Depending on its size and whether it's fluid filled, solid or mixed, your doctor will recommend test to determine its type and whether you need treatment. Possible tests are;
Pregnancy test: a positive test might suggest that you have a corpus luteum cyst.
Pelvic ultrasound: A wand like device ( transducer) sends and recieves ßhigh frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to create image of your uterus and ovaries oon a video screen.Your doctor aanalyzes the image to confirm the presence of a cyst. Helps identify iits location and determine wwhether it's ssolid, filled with fluid or mixed.
Laparoscopy: using a lapalaparoscope- a slim, lighted instrument inserted 8nto your abdomen through a small incision,your doctor can see your ovaries and remove the ovarian cyst.
CA 125 blood test: Blood level of a protein called cancer antigen 125 (CA 125) often are elevated in women with ovarian cancer.