Functional Ovarian Cysts - Prevention
Functional ovarian cysts cannot be prevented if you are ovulating.
Vaginal Problems - Check Your Symptoms
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
Vaginal Problems - Health Tools
Use these vaginal problem health tools to help make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Other Treatment
No other treatment for functional ovarian cysts is available at this time.
Vulvodynia - Overview
This topic is for women who have vulvodynia,a type of vulvar pain with no known cause. If your doctor has told you that the pain in your vulva is caused by something else,like an infection or a skin problem,see the topic Female Genital Problems. What is vulvodynia? Vulvodynia is pain in the vulva that can't be explained by another health problem,such as an infection or a skin problem. The ...
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Cause
Learn about ovarian cyst and what causes it.
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 - When To Call a Doctor
Call your health professional immediately about possible ovarian cysts if you have: sudden, severe pelvic pain with nausea or vomiting. Severe vaginal bleeding; sudden faintness or weakness; sudden dizziness with abdominal discomfort that persists for 2 h