A 20-year-old female asked:
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can a pill that has more of progesterone and less of estrogen be used to treat estrogen dominant condition in a person with pcos who suffers from pms?

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Dr. Travis McCoy
21 years experience Fertility Medicine
Maybe: All pills work to help pcos by cutting off the abnormal signaling from the brain to the ovary. They all work nearly equally well in suppressing androgen production. In all pills, the Progesterone is the dominant component, so the differences in effectiveness between types of pills are really insignificant. The goal is to use a pill that will not cause significant irregular bleeding.
Answered on Dec 27, 2014
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Any currently available birth control pill will probably help.
Answered on Mar 23, 2013

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