What Is Adenomyosis?
WebMD explains adenomyosis as well as its symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Intermittent Catheterization for Women - Topic Overview
WebMD explains how to insert a catheter in women and how to care for the catheter.
A mammogram is an X-ray of the breasts.Mammography screens for breast abrnomalities.
Vaginal Problems - Check Your Symptoms
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Home Treatment
Home treatment can help relieve the discomfort of functional ovarian cysts. Use heat, such as a hot water bottle, heating pad, or warm bath, to relax tense muscles and relieve cramping. Be careful not to burn yourself. Herbal teas, such as chamomile, mint
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Prevention
Functional ovarian cysts cannot be prevented if you are ovulating.
A vaginal infection may clear up without treatment in 2 or 3 days.
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Medications
Treatment with medication may be useful if you have recurrent, painful functional ovarian cysts. Birth control pills (oral contraceptives) are used to prevent ovulation. Without ovulation, the chance that ovarian cysts will form is reduced and your sympto
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Treatment Overview
Most functional ovarian cysts are harmless, do not cause symptoms, and go away without treatment. When treatment is necessary, treatment goals include: Relieving symptoms of pelvic pain or pressure.
Functional Ovarian Cysts - What Happens
Most functional ovarian cysts cause no symptoms and go away without treatment in 1 to 2 months or after 1 to 2 menstrual periods. Some cysts grow as large as 4 inches in diameter before they shrink or rupture.