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Bilateral polycystic ovaries can ad cured?

Bilateral polycystic ovaries can ad cured?

Sort of: If you're asking if pco can be cured, the answer is often no. The symptoms and the consequences of it can however be controlled most of the time. It all depends on the women's individual evaluation. The cause and contributing factors for pco differ for each women. For those who are Insulin resistant, a program of weight loss, diet changes and possibly medication can make a hugh difference. ...Read more

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What are the effects and causes of bilateral polycystic ovaries?

What are the effects and causes of bilateral polycystic ovaries?

PCO: Causes are genetic. The effects commonly see are excessive hair growth (breasts, tummy and chin), excessive weight, infrequent periods and infertility. ...Read more

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How to overcome bilateral polycystic ovaries?

How to overcome bilateral polycystic ovaries?

Metformin: The best and safest therapy is generally metformin, which can restore normal ovulation and fertility in up to 60% of patients. Metformin lowers Insulin resistance which is the basic metabolic abnormality in pcos. Losing weight through diet and exercise will also help significantly. Other medication is available if testosterone is high or need to induce fertility. ...Read more

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Please tell me how dangerous is the condition of bilateral polycystic ovaries with right endometrioma. Size of the cysts are 27mmby27mm?

Please tell me how dangerous is the condition of bilateral polycystic ovaries with right endometrioma. Size of the cysts are 27mmby27mm?

Not dangerous: The biggest danger with polycystic ovarian syndrome is that often it's accompanied by no period, anovulation, which puts women at increased risk of uterine cancer. In addition, can be associated with increased risk of diabetes. Endometriomas won't hurt your, but can affect fertility. See gynecologist to determine if you need treatment. ...Read more

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I'm diagnosed with bilateral polycystic ovaries but my period are regular I have a 31 days cycle, can you please help me understand the situation.?

I'm diagnosed with bilateral polycystic ovaries but my period are regular I have a 31 days cycle, can you please help me understand the situation.?

Normal: It is normal to have cysts on the ovaries. If you have many cysts, it could appear to be pcos, but if you have regular cycles it would not matter. ...Read more

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I have problem of bilateral polycystic ovaries. My period is also stopped for last 2 months. I am facing problem of pain in my belly. Plz tell the reason?

See your doctor: Pcos can cause irregular periods. If you do not get treatment for your irregular periods periods, this can increase your risk for endometrial cancer. You could also be pregnant despite negative home pregnancy tests. Please call your doctor so your pain can be evaluated. There could be many different things causing your pain but it is not possible to tell what without you seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been trying since 1 yr to get pregnant. Finaly few days before I was diagnosed with bilateral polycystic ovaries. Please advice.?

I have been trying since 1 yr to get pregnant. Finaly few days before I was diagnosed with bilateral polycystic ovaries. Please advice.?

Pcos: In pcos the problem is lack of ovulation. Ovulation inducing fertility medications such as Clomid (clomiphene) can be used. You may want to visit a fertility specialist or your gynecologist for this treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bilateral polycystic ovaries any problem for pregnancy?

Bilateral polycystic ovaries any problem for pregnancy?

Will most likely: Be a problem getting pregnant as you probably do not ovulate, once you are pregnant should not be a problem, please discuss with your obgyn. ...Read more

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I have problem of bilateral polycystic ovaries. Should I try for pregnancy? Can cyst creates problem in pregnancy?

You may: Polycystic ovaries effect women in different ways including menstrual changes, hormone effects and can cause difficulty with achieving pregnancy. The cysts themselves do not cause problems in pregnancy, although this condition causes women to be more sugar intolerant which can translate to pregnancy related sugar regulation problems. ...Read more

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I'am 23.From my ultrasound I have a bilateral polycystic ovaries, and which 6 months from now I haven't have my period. What is your diagnose to this?

I'am 23.From my ultrasound I have a bilateral polycystic ovaries, and which 6 months from now I haven't have my period. What is your diagnose to this?

PCOS: First, check a pregnancy test if you think that you could be pregnant.
Pcos can cause irregular cycles. Talk to your doctor about your skipped cycles to discuss how to regulate them. ...Read more

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I am 21yr old I am suffering from bilateral polycystic ovaries, irregular menstrual bleeding, hirsuitism, hormonal imbalance! Please help me to get rid?

I am 21yr old I am suffering from bilateral polycystic ovaries, irregular menstrual bleeding, hirsuitism, hormonal imbalance! Please help me to get rid?

Couple things: Depression risk doubles. Also metformin may be helpful because it decrease Insulin levels; for 30% of women this will help ovulation. The other effects on skin can be managed with ocp. The combination of buproprion and metformin cam help wt loss. And mood but may need a little help with insomnia at first and I wouldn't start them simultaneously. Look up metformin and pcos, go slow, get the xl. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the meaning of polycystic bilateral ovaries?

Topic page: Here is a link to the HealthTap topic page on PCOS where you will find alot of information on this very common condition. Https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/Polycystic-ovarian-disease ...Read more

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Can you suggest a proper diet chart for a 25yr old female suffering from polycystic bilateral ovaries.

Can you suggest a proper diet chart for a 25yr old female suffering from polycystic bilateral ovaries.

Explanation: Polycystic ovary syndrome mostly related to obesity or overweight. No needs for special diet, just healthy food with appropriate physical activity! Less sugar and more jumping. ...Read more

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I had my pelvic scan n the report says uterus anteverted with normal endometrial n myometrail echoes. Bilateral ovaries polycystic what does it mean?

Depending: On what "polycystic" means the report sounds normal. The ovaries normally create small cystic follicles every month. Polycystic is an overused term that makes women anxious and should only be used when the follicles get abnormally large. Your doctor should be able to help you understand the report. ...Read more

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What is polycystic ovaries?

What is polycystic ovaries?

A syndrome: Pcos is a syndrome in which there is a problem with ovulation and an excess of male hormones. The ovaries typically show lots of "cysts" which are follicles that fail to develop properly which is where the name comes from. Pcos is a metabolic disease and increases your risk for diabetes, heart disease, uterine cancer and other problems. ...Read more

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What are polycystic ovaries?

What are polycystic ovaries?

Big/ High follicle #: Polycystic ovaries (pco) is a finding on ultrasound scan of one or both ovaries being bigger than normal and/or having a high number of small egg-containing 'antral follicles'. Pcos or polycystic ovarian syndrome needs 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular cycles 2. Clinical or blood test signs of too much male hormones - acne, hair growth and 3. Pco. Up to 20% of women have pco, about 8-10% have pcos. ...Read more

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Causes of polycystic ovaries?

Ovaries: Pcos is something you have from birth. It may take years to show up. It is a problem with hormones and Insulin secretion. No one knows exactly why it happens. ...Read more

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Polycystic ovaries what is it?

Polycystic ovaries what is it?

Endocrine: It is a disorder where cysts in the ovaries cause certain hormones to be released and affect your weight, hair growth and other bodily functions and issues. It can be treated medically and surgically. ...Read more

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Why do polycystic ovaries form?

Why do polycystic ovaries form?

Chronic anovulation: Each of the small cysts on or in the ovaries contains an egg. When a woman ovulates one of the cysts ruptures to release the egg, then the cyst goes away. When a women does not ovulate regularly the follicular cysts stay and as more develop the ovaries become polycystic. Poly means many. ...Read more

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Medication for polycystic ovaries?

Medication for polycystic ovaries?

BCP or Metformin: For non-insulin resistant patients the treatment varies, depending on whether a patient is trying for pregnancy or not. Birth control pills for those who are not trying to get pregnant. Metformin only for those patients with impaired glucose tolerance. These are patients that have been found to have an elevated Insulin level or diabetes from Insulin resistance ...Read more

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How do you treat polycystic ovaries?

How do you treat polycystic ovaries?

BCP or Fert Drugs: Pcos is an ovarian dysfunction. If you are not trying to pregnant the treatment of choice is the birth control pill. If you are trying to get pregnant we use fertility drugs, but it varies as to how a patient responds to these medications. The "fertility drug" is actually stimulating the ovary to ovulate. The first drug we use is clomid, (clomiphene) but it has to be used in higher dosages than normal ...Read more

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What is meant by polycystic ovaries?

What is meant by polycystic ovaries?

Big/ High follicle #: Polycystic ovaries (pco) is a finding on ultrasound scan of one or both ovaries being bigger than normal and/or having a high number of small egg-containing 'antral follicles'. Pcos or polycystic ovarian syndrome needs 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular cycles 2. Clinical or blood test signs of too much male hormones - acne, hair growth and 3. Pco. Up to 20% of women have pco, about 8-10% have pcos. ...Read more

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Is polycystic ovaries is too dangerous?

No but frustrating: An ovulation disorder. There has been a lot of press coverage regarding "insulin resistance" as being the main cause of polycystic ovarian syndrome. This has led to many, many women being misdiagnosed and mismanaged. As a result, there has been a tendency to automatically prescribe metformin (glocophage). In reality, only 30-40% of these women have Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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How can I treat/cure polycystic ovaries?

How can I treat/cure polycystic ovaries?

Treat not cure: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is not "curable" but treatable with various measures like exercise, diet changes, oral contraceptive medications, etc. A GYN MD can help you make the diagnosis and determine any appropriate treatment modalities. ...Read more

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What can I do to cure polycystic ovaries?

Not Possible: Pcos is a hormonal imbalance that is believed to have its origins in the ovaries themselves. You can't cur pcos. It can be controlled. Risks such as diabetes and pre-diabetes should be managed. Weight should be controlled. Diet and exercise are important. But it cannot actually be cured. ...Read more

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What does having polycystic ovaries mean?

A syndrome: Pcos is a syndrome in which there is a problem with ovulation and an excess of male hormones. The ovaries typically show lots of "cysts" which are follicles that fail to develop properly which is where the name comes from. Pcos is a metabolic disease and increases your risk for diabetes, heart disease, uterine cancer and other problems. ...Read more

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What work best to treat polycystic ovaries?

Various medications: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is usually treated with medications. Birth control pills can regulate periods and decrease androgen (male hormone) production. Metformin can improve Insulin resistance. Clomid (clomiphene) or other medications can stimulate ovulation if pregnancy is desired. ...Read more

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Plz tell me the cure of polycystic ovaries?

Plz tell me the cure of polycystic ovaries?

No cure, but...: Often times the symptoms of pcos can be made better by weight loss if you are overweight. Symptoms such as abnormal bleeding and irregular periods can be better by losing excess body fat. This is because body fat makes estrogen which can make the symptoms worse. Some people with pcos are not overweight and this would not apply to them. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of polycystic ovaries?

What are the symptoms of polycystic ovaries?

PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a group of signs and symptoms that a woman has. One of the features is abnormal ovulation, increased hair growth or acne, elevated male hormones, and ultrasound evidence of a string of pearls in the ovaries. Two out of the three previous criteria are necessary to make a diagnosis of pcos. ...Read more

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I have polycystic ovaries. What should I do?

I have polycystic ovaries. What should I do?

Common disorder: Pcos may be present in up to 30% of women. It is an Insulin resistant state that is characterized by weight gain, irregular or absent periods, hair growth, infertility and predisposition to diabetes. Check w/your gyn>. ...Read more

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Could polycystic ovaries syndrome be 'cured'?

Could polycystic ovaries syndrome be 'cured'?

Yes: PCOS could be cured in some women with life-style changes. Exercise and weight loss that brings weight towards ideal body weight can result in a cure. ...Read more

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I have polycystic ovaries. What should I know?

I have polycystic ovaries. What should I know?

Control weight.: The most important thing you can do is to keep your weight at ideal range. Pco is linked to a woman's weight most of the time. For women, start with 100lbs for 5 feet and add 5 pounds for every inch about five feet to give you a rough guide about your ideal weight. Eat mostly a plant-based diet of unprocessed foods. Weight watchers is good. Exercise everyday. ...Read more

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Can polycystic ovaries worsen as you get older?

Possibly: Consider speaking to your gyn about treatment options. You might be started on birth control pills, metformin, or other medications which can regulate your menses, stabilize you blood sugars and/or minimize further ovarian cyst formation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of polycystic ovaries like?

What are the symptoms of polycystic ovaries like?

Irregular cycles. ..: Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomach, infertility or subfertility (difficulty getting pregnant). Some women with pcos have little or no symptoms - we look at symptoms, blood tests and an ultrasound of the ovaries to make the diagnosis. Not all women with pcos have fertility issues. ...Read more

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Do I have polycystic ovaries? What are the signs?

Do I have polycystic ovaries? What are the signs?

Common disorder: Pcos may be present in up to 30% of women. It is an Insulin resistant state that is characterized by weight gain, irregular or absent periods, hair growth, infertility and predisposition to diabetes. Check w/your gyn>. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have polycystic ovaries?

What does it mean if you have polycystic ovaries?

PCOSOVARIAN: This is a biochemical diagnosis. It is associated with high androgen ie male hormone levels, weight gain and Insulin resistance, irregular menses. The androgens cause hirsutism, acne, allopecia. Insulin resistance predisposes to type 2 diabetes mellitis. ...Read more