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A 25-year-old female asked:

Pcos - what treatments are available for symptoms - acne, weight gain and slight facial hair. what can trigger pcos? pregnancy? i also have implanon

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hormones: PCOS is a hormone condition that women have when their ovaries have thick skin that makes it difficult for them to ovulate. The body produces more testosterone in an effort to help this situation. This causes male like hair distribution, abd girth weight gain and can cause problems with infertility. Spironolactone helps reduce testosterone. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos-topic-overview

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