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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition in women characterized by irregular or no menstrual periods, acne, obesity, and excess hair growth and affe ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: All ovaries have cysts, they're the remnants of egg production. Relax. Pcos is different. Check w/your doctor.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Probably: All women with working ovaries have natural cysts in their reproductive lifetime. Cyst is a general term meaning a fluid-filled sac anywhere in a body ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Ovarian cysts are common, and do not mean you have pcos. Pcos is a metabolic disease characterized by Insulin resistance. It often is present without ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Perloe
45 years experience Fertility Medicine
PCOS DX: It takes more than a "necklace sign" 10--20 small cysts on the outer edge of the ovary to make the diagnosis of PCOS. You also need irregular menstrua ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: True "PCOS" involves a condition which requires ovulation induction to achieve pregnancy. Multiple cysts vary in number and duration in normal ovarie ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Quite possible: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a poor name for this disorder. The name comes from the fact that there are multiple immature follicles, tiny cysts that ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgical indications: Indications vary.If the medical management of PCOS is not successful, then and only then indications for ovarian surgery will usually be considered ba ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
I sympathize: with your frustration! Unfortunately disorders do not "choose" a certain "side" for their "target" organs. My opinion only...do not RUSH into what se ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
45 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: 50% of women with pcos have ovarian cysts and the other half don't. Most will have irregular cycles lasting greater than 38 days or they don't menstr ... Read More

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