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do people with pcos need to take iodine

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Lilya
7 years experience Family Medicine
PCOS treatment: That's a fair treatment for PCOS. Without knowing your medical history, anything else you are on, or any risk factors you have, and assuming the doct ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
TSH: TSH is only one of the three labs needed to fully check your thyroid. In addition to TSH you need Free T4 and Free T3 (liothyronine).
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends: Laparoscopy is generally not helpful for pcos. If done specifically for pcos and nothing else can actually damage the ovaries, reduce hormones, and le ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
LESS: Eating less and exercising more is essential for pcps. Metformin will help as well. Talk w/your doctor.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Good therapy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Many women who have pcos do not receive any treatment. If you are not having excessive bleeding and are not trying to conceive, you may not need to b ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Metformin might help: Nothing that is going to make a big difference. A doctor could prescribe Metformin, a prescription medicine that has been shown to have a positive ef ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Lose weight: 1: Go online to "NuVal" and learn what foods etc. are good, not so good, or bad for you. 2: Exercise at least once a week.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ceratinly: Although be aware fertibella has not been proven to do anything medically useful, and is likely a waste of your money.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Uterine abnormality : If you truly have pcos- other than difficulty in getting pregnant; you are at risk of the long term effects of unopposed estrogen over the next 20-30 ... Read More

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