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how to diagnose pcos while on the birth control pill

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Androgenic: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a Progesterone which gets converted to weak androgens and can further complicate pcos. The androgens produced by the ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Waiting a month: The evidence is not great, but there may be a higher risk of miscarriage in the first month after a miscarriage. If you have regular cycles you could ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
There are many: different formulations for birth control that you could use for PCOS. The most suitable ones are those with very low estrogen and moderate amounts of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
21 years experience Fertility Medicine
No single one better: All bcp help with symptoms of pcos. The differences between different pills is minimal and mostly theoretical. The more important one is just the on ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
14 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Unless you desire to get pregnatn i don't recommend that you stop your bcp's. Unless you are having side effects or there is another reason for stopi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on a lot of things like which symptoms you are trying to control and your health history. Pills are probably the most used but you should t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
GYN: Your own GYN would be the best person to provide you the information. Regardless the choice would not be changed because of your penicillin allergy si ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: bleeding: PCOS is treated with oral bcp's, and the bleeding most frequently associated with oral bcp's comes from not taking them punctually, since today's pill ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Doctor: Unfortunately i suggest think you probably talk to the doctor that prescribed the metformin in the first place. If you have not seen the doctor recen ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Birth control: pills do not TREAT PCOS, they only mask the irregular periods. To actually treat the basic metabolic problem of insulin resistance you need diet, exer ... Read More

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