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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can pcos cause an overactive bladder? i've never had a transvaginal ultrasound but my doctors think i have pcos because of hirsutism, acne, and painful periods. i've had the overactive bladder since i was little?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
PCOS and overactive bladder are both fairly common ailments and thus can co-exist. You report having had an overactive bladder since early childhood and thus existed before PCOS could have had any effect on your bladder. My sympathies.
Last updated Apr 23, 2021

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