A 32-year-old female asked:
have pcos & been cycling for over a year. have been clotting abnormal size & more frequently. is there a way to fix this w/o going to the obgyn?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.
A 18-year-old female asked:
With PCOS would a OBGYN REI be the right specialist ?? Doc said will not be going to a Endo anymore
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Endocrinology 43 years experience
The right doctor: PCOS is part of the training for both an Endocrinologist and Ob/Gyn. However, in actual practice, many docs choose what they feel comfortable treating. Some Endo's don't treat PCOS, and some Ob's don't do much either. You should have a frank conversation with your doc about what you have, what you want to accomplish (?pregnancy, ?less hair, etc) and who in your town is best at treating this.
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