A 24-year-old female asked:
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I have PCOS. Last period was July. OB/GYN prescribed progesterone (10 day) and said I'd start afterwards. Spotted while taking it, but no period?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
SOme women: won't have a full period after progesterone. Check w/your doctor for advice. Consider metformin which can treat the basic metabolic abnormality of insulin resistance, help you lose weight, and even restore normal menses and fertility.
Answered on May 12, 2015
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Wait until done: You get it after you stop, good luck

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