If you have a cyst would the doctor put you on birth control?
Birth control pills do not encourage the growth of cysts, so your doctor can recommend the pills. In fact, your doctor may recommend these pills to reduce the likelihood of new cysts developing. Oral contraceptives have the added benefit of reducing the risk of ovarian cancer significantly. Read on from www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/DS00129/DSECTION=treatments-and-drugs.