Vaginal Problems - Prevention
Tips to help prevent vaginal infection.
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Surgery
Surgery may be needed to confirm the diagnosis of an ovarian cyst or to evaluate ovarian growths when ovarian cancer is possible. Surgery does not prevent ovarian cysts from coming back unless the ovaries are removed (oophorectomy).
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Exams and Tests
If you see your health professional for pelvic pain or bleeding, you'll be checked for a number of conditions, including an ovarian cyst, that may be causing your symptoms. Your evaluation will include a pelvic exam, a history of your symptoms and menstru
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 - What Increases Your Risk
A functional ovarian cyst sometimes develops during the latter part of the menstrual cycle, when an egg follicle fills up with fluid.
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Cause
Learn about ovarian cyst and what causes it.
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Topic Overview
Ovarian cysts are round, thin - walled, clear fluid - filled sacs that develops in the ovary as part of normal egg development.
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Prevention
Functional ovarian cysts cannot be prevented if you are ovulating.
Vaginal Problems - Health Tools
Use these vaginal problem health tools to help make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.
Vaginal Problems - Home Treatment
A vaginal infection may clear up without treatment in 2 or 3 days.