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A 18-year-old female asked:

Hi am 18years old. almost 1year ago i was dignosed with pcos. i have spoken to one doctor and she advice my to use birth control pills to regulate my period. but i would like to know more about my condition and the effects it has on my health. ?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes, it can,: this likely represents an underlying problem with ovulation, such as insulin resistance/polycystic ovarian syndrome, prediabtes, metabolic syndrome. Can be treated to decrease health issue, now and later.

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Last updated Apr 28, 2020

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