Home treatment can help relieve the
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.
Use pain relievers you can get over-the-counter.
Acetaminophen (such as Tylenol),
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (such as
Advil or Aleve), and
aspirin (such as Bayer) are all pain medicines you can
buy without a prescription.
Herbal teas, such as chamomile, mint,
raspberry, and blackberry, may help soothe tense muscles and anxious
Empty your bladder as soon as you have the urge to