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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No cure exists: But, there are ways some women do manage this condition and you've got a good instinct in thinking about significant weight loss. But find a healthy c ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
PCOS and Fertility: The combination of Insulin resistance and high testosterone is pcos can negatively affect ovulation and fertility. This does not make you infertile. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Clomid (clomiphene): Clomid (clomiphene) if the best initial medical therapy for women with pcos trying to conceive. See your doctor for evaluation and to check if you are ... Read More
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A 37-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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Hormonal, metabolic: Polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos is a condition that shows irregular periods, excessive androgens (male hormones) and metabolic disorders (type 2 o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome is the most common female endocrine disorder, affecting 5-10% of women. It affects multiple organ systems and not just the ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Metzger
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormone imbalance: Pcos is an imbalance in hormones that can cause irregular periods, acne, excess hair, and infertility. Blood tests can determine if your pcos is from ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Insulin resistance: May cause over-secretion of insulin, called Insulin resistance; may cause vascular, early cardiac signs, and hyperandronization (hirsutism, acne and h ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Irregular cycles ...: Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomac ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Weight control: Metformin is a good drug for pcos. Birth control med, Aldactone (spironolactone) can also be used. Best treatment is to keep weight as normal as possi ... Read More

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