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I was told that i have polycystic ovaries today and i take 500 mg metformin for prediabetes. Can i still get pregnant?

I was told that i have polycystic ovaries today and i take 500 mg metformin for prediabetes. Can i still get pregnant?

Prediabetes: I never understand "prediabetes". Either you have diabetes or you do not. Always make sure that you are not taking too much food and/or not exercising enough. I doubt you need metformin and there is no apparent reason to think you will not have a pregnancy and thoroughly enjoy your children. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Will it be a problem for me to get pregnant easily if I have polycystic ovaries?

Will it be a problem for me to get pregnant easily if I have polycystic ovaries?

Maybe: Pcos can make it harder to get pregnant, but not necessarily so. It's critical to be sure you're healthy before getting pregnant (good diet, body weight, Insulin controlled, etc). It's best to see a board certified reproductive endocrinologist first to be sure all is ok. If you do need help, great help is available! ...Read more

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I'm 25 and been trying for baby number 2 for 78 months... I have polycystic ovaries and I'm petite. Will I ever get pregnant again?

I'm 25 and been trying for baby number 2 for 78 months... I have polycystic ovaries and I'm petite. Will I ever get pregnant again?

Pregnancy: You must see your Gynecologist soon. The doctor will take your medical history, carefully examine you, and will order laboratory data and imaging. Once that information is complete the doctor will discuss everything with you. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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How difficult will it be for me to get pregnant i just had my womb rub back in place and I have polycystic ovaries?

How difficult will it be for me to get pregnant i just had my womb rub back in place and I have polycystic ovaries?

Check with your OB: Pcos can usually be effectively treated with diet, exercise, weight loss and the use of metformin. The anatomic problem is best answered by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have polycystic ovaries and am trying to conceive. What can we do or take to help with the ovaries and to get pregnant?

I have polycystic ovaries and am trying to conceive. What can we do or take to help with the ovaries and to get pregnant?

Occasionally: Most women with pcos do not ovulate regularly. Weight loss can help some women and there are medications that will induce ovulation in most women with pcos. See your ob/gyn for evaluation and management. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have polycystic ovaries ovaries and my period is not frequent and i want to get pregnant can u help me?

I have polycystic ovaries ovaries and my period is not frequent and i want to get pregnant can u help me?

See doctor: Women with polycystic ovaries who are trying to conceive often benefit from seeing a gynecologist or infertility specialist to help them conceive. If weight is an issue, you should try to get to a normal body mass index --> 19-25. Exercise also helps women with pcos trying to conceive. Good luck! ...Read more

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I missed my period since october last year, I have polycystic ovaries, can I still be pregnant?

I missed my period since october last year, I have polycystic ovaries, can I still be pregnant?

Yes: It is possible so a pregnancy tests would be wise. But you really need evaluation of the uterus to make sure there is no pre-cancer building up by missing all those periods. The longer your periods are irregular especially with pcos the high the chance of pre-cancer and cancer over time. ...Read more

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I have polycystic ovaries and I am not ovulating, do I have a chance to get pregnant? My menses is not normal, what should I do.I am 33.

I have polycystic ovaries and I am not ovulating, do I have a chance to get pregnant? My menses is not normal, what should I do.I am 33.

Fertility Specialist: If you are not ovulating you cannot get pregnant without fertility treatment. Pcos can affect fertility in several ways in addition to ovulation issues. So it worthwhile to begin treatment and make sure there are no other reasons in addition to pcos for infertility. ...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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Hi i've been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries and me and my husband been struggling to get pregnant. What can you do tk better our chances?

Hi i've been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries and me and my husband been struggling to get pregnant. What can you do tk better our chances?

Ovulation: You must ovulate to conceive. With pcos you do not ovulate regularly. Weight loss will help some women - but as we know that is quite difficult. There are medications that can help - you need to see your doctor for evaluation and management. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more