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A 32-year-old female asked:

Did glucose tolerance test(s) and hormones, testosterone etc all normal. only lh a little high. have pcos, spotting/bleeding, normal pap. is it pcos?

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Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Maybe not: You need 2 out of these 3 categories in order to be diagnosed with PCOS (following one set of criteria anyway). Very irregular menstrual cycles, high testosterone levels (which causes male type hair growth), or polycystic ovaries. We also expect to see diabetes or pre-diabetes (metabolic syndrome). So you don't have any of these criteria from what you've said. And so you prob DON'T have PCOS.

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Last updated Sep 11, 2014

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