may not rupture as it is small. Usually cysts resolve in one menstrual cycle. Recurrent ovarian cysts can be suppressed with several cycles of birth control pills taken continously. I assume that you are not past menopause
. Sometimes after hysterectomy
adhesions form and the ovary can become trapped, this is called "ovarian entrapment syndrome" Chronic pain
results from cyst and fluid formation. Removal of the ovary cures the problem.