Ovarian cysts would not really be indications for hysterectomy in the absence of other problems. They do not put you at greater risk for cancer either. With newer treatments, hysterectomies are not performed at the rate they once were and it's good to avoid major surgery whenever you can.
A gynecological exam would be a good idea.
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Debbie Miller, RN