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Polycystic ovary syndrome

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelam Shah
72 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Hormonal imbalance: Pcos is a hormonal imbalance often associated with cysts in ovaries. It is seen more commonly in people who are overweight/obese and can include chan ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience in Fertility Medicine
A hormone disorder: Pcos is a syndrome or disorder in which women have 2 of 3 of the following: irregular cycles, multi-cystic ovaries, or excess androgens ("male" hormon ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Fritz
43 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Teens and early 20s: Polycystic ovary syndrome is the most common hormone disorder in women. Its most common features are irregular/infrequent menstrual periods and exces ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Clinical cues: Hi. PCOS is typified by irregular or absent periods, hirsutism, overweight, high testosterone, insulin resistance (& sometimes type 2 diabetes), a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Cues: Hi. PCOS is typified by irregular or absent periods, hirsutism, overweight, high testosterone, insulin resistance (& sometimes type 2 diabetes), a ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
We don't know: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a collection of problems that tend to occur together: lots of little cysts on the ovary, irregular menstrual cycles and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Syndrome: It is more correct to call it a syndrome. It has 4 major aspects-increased male hormones, lack of ovulation, ovaries with multiple cysts, and absence ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Depends: Diet, exercise and weight loss is essential. Metformin is probably the "best" rx to decrease the cause of pcos, which is Insulin resistance. Other med ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience in Endocrinology
? coincidence: B"sd Depends on the symptoms which vary for different patients. In some cases no symptoms, others have absent menses, male hormone sx's such as acne ... Read More

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