Functional Ovarian Cysts (cont.)
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Functional ovarian cysts cannot be prevented if you are ovulating. Anything that makes ovulation less frequent reduces your chance of developing an ovarian cyst. Birth control pills, pregnancy, and breast-feeding in the first 6 months following birth prevent ovulation. Ovulation ceases when menopause is complete.
Home treatment can help relieve the discomfort of functional ovarian cysts.
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