Functional Ovarian Cysts - Prevention
Functional ovarian cysts cannot be prevented if you are ovulating.
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 - 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.
Vaginal Problems - Home Treatment
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 - 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 - Symptoms
Functional ovarian cysts usually are harmless, do not cause symptoms, and go away without treatment. Ovarian cysts are often discovered during a routine pelvic exam. The larger the ovarian cyst is, the more likely it is to cause symptoms.
Vaginal Problems - Topic Overview
Most women experience minor vaginal problems from time to time. These problems can be related to menstrual cycles, sex, infection, birth control methods, aging, medicines, or changes after pregnancy.
Vaginal Problems - Check Your Symptoms
Functional Ovarian Cysts - Other Treatment
No other treatment for functional ovarian cysts is available at this time.