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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
PCOS: If you have PCOS it cannot be eliminated or cured. Overweight women with PCOS can improve cycles and symptoms with weight loss, but many with PCOS are ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Snunit BEN - OZER
30 years experience Fertility Medicine
Improve, usu no cure: Pcos is actually a group of disorders. You need to be evaluated by a physician. It's perhaps best to be evaluated by a reproductive endocrinologist/ ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Certainly: I suggest that you consult with a GYN.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
PCOS: Pcos may be present in up to 30% of women. It is an Insulin resistant state that is characterized by weight gain, irregular or absent periods, hair gr ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OCP's : Pcos is generally associated with irregular menses and increased androgens - testosterone, etc. A simple approach is to start with the birth control p ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Diet, exercise, weight loss when needed and meds like metformin and actos (pioglitazone).
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Treat but not cure: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal disorder of reproductive age women characterized by irregular menses, obesity, hirsutism, acne & infertility ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Birth control pills : Monophasic birth control pills and metformin in large doses if patient wants to have baby then clomiphen citrate.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes there is...: Since a similar physiological link has been found between pcos and diabetes therefore lifestyle modification it is also encouraged as first line of tr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Asamoah
31 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Pcos is a complex syndrome. Treatment depends on what the main presenting symptoms are. Weight loss is always helpful. Other options include oral cont ... Read More
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