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Removal of overies as treatment for pcos

A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If this is PCOS, there are medicines that can be used to treat it. Even things as simple as diet, exercise, and weight loss can help. However, one enl... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
No: Danocrine (danazol) is a Progesterone like hormone with significant male hormone like effects. It may worsen rather than improve your pcos symptoms. ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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PCOS: Pcos can be treated medically or surgically. It is not uncommon for the cysts to enlarge and multiply. The goal is to treat the condition, including w... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
You need more tests: LH/FSH ratio, Insulin level will help to decide. If so, metformin will help you
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Yes: It is effective but you could get a burn from the treatment
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Control not cure: Thin patients with PCOS should focus on controlling the symptoms such as irregular periods, abnormal hair growth and acne. Usually birth control pills... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
It depends: Upon the individual case, but treatment of the basic problem of Insulin resistance with metformin is almost always benign and can help lower Insulin r... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Neurology 32 years experience
Insulin: Please have your doctor check your insulin and glucose levels to see if you need medication -- or see a hormone doctor (endocrinologist).
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Eat less, exercise: Standard weight reduction diet and exercise. Tx w/metformin may help restore normal menses and even fertility for many women. Other medication may be ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Diet,herbs& exercise: PCOS is a complex condition but responds well to a holistic approach that includes a low-glycemic diet, Vitamin D, chromium, Essential Fatty Acids, e... Read More

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