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Ovarian Cysts (cont.)

Ovarian Cyst Medications

Oral contraceptives: Birth control pills may be helpful to regulate the menstrual cycle, prevent the formation of follicles that can turn into cysts, and possibly reduce the size of an existing cyst.

Pain relievers: Anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen (for example, Advil) may help reduce pelvic pain. Narcotic pain medications by prescription may relieve severe pain caused by ovarian cysts.

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An ovarian cyst is a sac filled with liquid or semi-liquid material arising in an ovary.

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