A 23-year-old female asked:
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can you have pcos without being over weight? my doctor said it sounds like i might have pcos but he counts it because of my weight and no facial hair

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Dr. Thomas Mahoney
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There are other issues that are a form of pcos--considered chronic estrogenic anovulations--that do not have the same exact characteristics, but similar results. These will need similar tests and evaluations for, and treatments are similar.
Answered on Sep 25, 2013
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