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how to find out if i have polycystic ovaries

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Pcos: Pcos is a syndrome usually with increased facial hair weight gain irregular periods you can do an ultrsound of ovaries and check with your OB gyn for ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Many do: I have known women with the same problem who tried for more than a decade without success only to have three kids over the next four years. Have a goo ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Common disorder: 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
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Control weight.: The most important thing you can do is to keep your weight at ideal range. Pco is linked to a woman's weight most of the time. For women, start with 1 ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Common disorder: 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Once teh pcos diagnosis is confirmed by the gyn md than ovulation can be "jump started" with a fertility ovulation induction drug such as Clomiphene c ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Carbs, see doc: You should watch your carb intake, exercise regularly and see your gyn or a fertility specialist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Too non-specific: Close to 50% of women with pcos are overweight, but conversely 50% are normal weight or below. Body weight is not one of the diagnostic criteria for p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See GYN: You need to see your gyn because of the heavy bleeding to make sure that everything is ok. Good luck.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Forever?: If you lose a lot of weight the metformin may no longer play a role, but there's not a lot of downside to long-term use of this medication, and if it ... Read More
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