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No treatment is necessary. Nabothian cysts do not cause any problems.
Rarely they may be opened and drained if they are large enough to cause problems with the shape of the cervical canal, which can examinations more difficult.
Nabothian cysts do not cause any harm. They are a benign condition.
Rarely, cysts become so numerous or enlarged that the cervix becomes enlarged or blocked, making it difficult to take a Pap smear.
This condition is usually discovered during a routine pelvic examination.
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